“Please Allow Me to Introduce Myself…..”: Rules for Effective Introductions As those of you who read the title of this piece and began humming “Sympathy for the Devil” can attest, with this song Mr. Jagger did an excellent job of… Read More
Mastering the (Often Dreaded) Compensation Conversation: Hello hello: Yesterday, I had the opportunity to speak to Marie Zimenoff from “The Career Confidante” about how to have the (often dreaded) compensation conversation, both during your job interview… Read More
Mind Your Manners: Interview Etiquette for a Mealtime Meeting Originally Publish on The Ladders (July 08, 2014) Ace any interview in a restaurant setting by practicing proper decorum. These days, job interviews can take any form. Don’t be surprised… Read More
10 Things Not to Say to a Pregnant Lady Despite the media’s attentiveness toward various mothers-to-be it’s often hard to know what to say to someone who is pregnant (at least this is what I discovered during a recent… Read More
Spread it Around: Rules for Flu Season—and Beyond As so many of us know, it’s flu season—a time fraught with unexpected germ hazards. (Speaking for myself, I was laid out flat for a week with some type of… Read More
Trying to Make a Sale? Agree and Add Last week I was lucky enough to be asked to put together some scripts for one of my clients’ sales teams. Among the questions I was asked was, “How can… Read More
“Interview Wow” has been UPDATED-and (for one week only) it’s FREE Hello, hello, In preparation for the new year, I spent the fall updating “Interview Wow”: my app for the iPhone and iPad. As those of you know who have downloaded… Read More
Five Career Lessons From The TV Show Friends By Forbes Contributor, Maseena Ziegler There was a time in my life when I used to schedule my dates on a Friday night at 6.30pm in order to be home… Read More
“To know is to be ignorant.”— Or, “It’s 2013: Ask Questions” One of my favorite philosophers, J. Krishnamurti, stated, “To know is to be ignorant. Not to know is the beginning of wisdom.” I’ve been thinking about this in ways large… Read More
Do the Next, Right Thing Like so many of you, I’m currently caught between what the calendar is telling me (Tis the season! Peace on Earth! Good will toward men!) and what has been occurring… Read More