How to find a job at a convention – company trip, ethically

Convention job hunting can be as easy as hunting at the zoo

Some people get job offers at conventions, like this guy I know.

Two booths of software were side by side. One was superior visually. The other was better to use, and it had a salesman who was a whiz. People were crowding […]

How to get that job they don’t want to give you or don’t have

You may get a job by thorough persistence. Don’t be pestilential and persistent, be pleasant, nice and thoroughly persistent. Let me demonstrate.

My daughter Merrilee has Down Syndrome. Her IQ is 43. She has a lot of advantages over job seekers with down syndrome. Job seekers with down syndrome accept what happens to them fatalistically. […]

Giving 30 seconds away can get you a job

Giving away 30 seconds to get a job may seem like a no-brainer. The trouble is that few people do it. You have to think about it. Here is how it works.

One college fundraising drive was also an experiment. The fundraisers went into the dormitory common area where there were students. Half the […]

Giving your way into a job.

Do you know how hard it is to get an administrative job with a symphony orchestra?

A symphony administrator told me how to do it. A woman called him and asked for a job. He said, “I can’t hire you, there is no budget.”

That’s not the end of the story. She said, “I’ll work […]

5 Ways to get famous and get a job – and a networking idea at the end

It took me fifteen years to discover that I had no talent for writing, but I couldn’t give it up because by that time I was too famous. (Robert Benchley)

In Winning Through Intimidation, Robert Ringer describes his Realtor’s business card. It is a hardcover book with a picture of the earth on it. He […]

Waiting for the “Help Wanted” sign

Are you like this friend of mine?

A dishwashing job. My friend hopes he can get a dishwashing job. He is afraid to go into any restaurant unless it has a “Help Wanted” sign. He just can’t bring himself to even talk to them unless he knows they need help right now. I have explained […]

The Bamboo example will not get you a job

Don’t listen to the folks who tell you about growing bamboo. It is a TERRIBLE way to look for a job. Here is what you should do. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YovuWdXTAxM