What the most successful people do before breakfast

What the most successful people do before breakfast
  Mornings are a great time for getting things done. You’re less likely to be interrupted than you are later in the day. Your supply of willpower is fresh after a good night’s sleep. That makes it possible to turn personal priorities like exercise or strategic thinking into reality. But if you’ve got big goals–and ...

Cut these filler phrases from your resume

Cut these filler phrases from your resume
  By Allison Vannest, July 10, 2013, Recruiter.com Hiring managers may see hundreds of applicants for one position. To sort through the towering stack of resumes, it is important to work quickly to separate the wheat from the chaff. Your resume has around 30 seconds to make a good impression; here’s how to cut the ...

Top performers never work “for” a company

Top performers never work
I recently got asked: What’s the one key difference you see in top performers compared to the rest of the workforce? My answer: Top performers never see themselves as working “for” a company. They believe it’s better to work “with” a company. Do you know the difference? When we believe we work “for” a company, ...

Feeling frustrated? How to advocate for yourself at work

Feeling frustrated? How to advocate for yourself at work
“I think I need to quit.” When my client Sasha came to me a few months ago, these were the first words out of her mouth. She had recently taken a promotion and relocated to a new office for her job in the petrochemical industry, which seemed like an exciting move for her career. But ...

Most asked job interview questions and how to answer them: Infographic

Most asked job interview questions and how to answer them: Infographic

How to ace your interview: Infographic

How to ace your interview: Infographic

How to use weird interview questions to your advantage

How to use weird interview questions to your advantage
Some time ago, I was interviewed by the website MainStreet.com for a story about weird interview questions. Subsequently, they invited me to come to their offices to record some of my answers. As I explained, my favorite question is, “In what direction would you run if there was a fire at work?” Some people respond ...