You turn your dishwasher into a snowplow with the same three steps that you rise to the next level in your career. Don’t worry, I will tell you how in a minute.
First, you need the right equipment. Buy the hardware and get the training. Do you need a hammer or a computer? Buy it. Get [...]
Each summer we watch a falcon’s nest a dozen floors above the train station in Harrisburg. See it here. Five falcons fledged our first year. That means they finally got the maturity and confidence to jump off the ledge and fly. Fledging is learning to fly.
When falcons fledge, they are prepared. They spend time exercising [...]
Superman would be fired today. As a matter of fact, Superman is the target for layoffs in many jobs. In today’s business environment there are times your job cannot be saved, especially if you are superior.
Peter was a highly skilled and paid IBM mainframe computer systems administrator. EDS asked him to become a Unix computer [...]
Great women are not considered so because of personal achievements, but for the effect their efforts have had on the lives of countless others. From daring feats of bravery to the understated ways of a compassionate heart, great women possess a common strength of character. Through their passion and persistence, they have advanced womanhood and [...]
GM and Ford are laying off workers. The layoffs include production line, engineering and management workers. IBM has layoffs every year, even when they are expanding. State and federal governments have layoffs. The military has layoffs.
You are only safe if you feed that organ between your ears… your brain.
One of my candidates got tired of [...]
An ex-NFL football player told me how he got to the big league. He chose a player he wanted to be just like. Then he learned to hold his hands just like him. He placed his feet just like his hero. He ran like his hero. He exercised like his hero. He did everything he [...]
Why weren’t you hired?
Better question: What scares hiring managers the most?
This article gives a good glimpse into the reason that interviewing managers run away from some candidates.
Hospitals have the worst office politics. Administrators and CEO’s are paid much less than some doctors. They beg for nurses to come to work there. Lack of a radiologist can shut down the emergency room. People die when mistakes are made. There are a hundred people with the power to shut down the hospital. Yet [...]
IQ experts say that Thomas Jefferson was the smartest man ever born. I don’t doubt he was brilliant. He harnessed his brilliance to the ox of hard work. Without his hard work, that incredible brain would have been wasted.
I am sure there have been many others born who were smarter than Jefferson, no matter what [...]
Need a job? Recruiters see every possible mistake, and some unusually successful ploys.
Here are 50 job hunting tips from good recruiters.