Dead fish – arsonist firefighters and job hunting

In job hunting, you need to make some choices if there are dead fish in your briefcase. You can make two mistakes. The first is to put […]

The best way to hide real problems on your resume

If you’re afraid to let someone else see your weakness, take heart: Nobody’s perfect. Besides, your attempts to hide your flaws don’t work as well as you think they do. (Morgenstern)

Hiding real problems

The trick to hiding things on your resume is the same one that stars use to hide flaws. For instance, what […]

Dead Fish and your job search

A rotting fish does not smell better under the noonday sun.

“You’ve done well on your second interview. I was told to expect a job offer for you in the next couple of days. Congratulations.”

“Wow. Uh, Bryan, are they doing a background check?”

“Yes. This is a bank.”

“There’s one more thing you don’t […]