Archive for April, 2011

Trouble With Low Mileage

My Grandma, bless her heart, drives approximately 2,000 miles per year. No joke. When she decided it was time for her to sell her 10 year old car it had a grand total of 24,000 miles on it. Yep. There was no need to wonder if the odometer had simply rolled over. The seats still […]

Name That Contact

A job seeker in my network told me a quick story last week about how he got a hiring manager’s attention. Get ready for this show stopping strategy! He used the man’s name. Ground breaking stuff. He saw the gentleman’s business card on the table he was standing beside for a job fair and actually […]

Does The Flavor Come Through?

Anyone else love the show “Chopped?” It’s a cooking show where chefs compete against each other to create meals from a base of 4-5 required ingredients. The ingredients don’t often logically go together, so it takes a creative approach to pull off a successful end product. One of the things the judges come down hard […]

Don’t Panic

An interesting article was featured on Yahoo News today. The story covered a group of 25 souls who were trapped together for over an hour in an elevator that was stuck. Throughout their ordeal everyone remained calm and committed to passing the time in a constructive and positive way. No one freaked out. What if […]

Job Seekers…Think Before You Shop

An important aspect of job search strategy that’s rarely talked about is what those looking for work can do to ensure there are jobs to apply to in their community to begin with. It’s hard to experience success searching for something if it doesn’t exist, no matter how solid your resume & interview execution may […]