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    How to Use Social Networking, LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter in Your Job Search

    By Sep 20,2019

    In Los Angeles—like most major cities—if you go to a major auto dealer you will notice a group of ten or more salespeople, usually men, who are standing together (smoking, drinking coffee, gossiping, and so forth) waiting for you. In some dealerships it is actually quite intimidating. Less than three minutes after your getting out of the car, a salesman will put his cigarette out and start to approach you. The salespeople stand there all day and wait. They also joke among themselves: “That one’s hot; why do you always get the hot ones?” “That...

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    Socrates and Your Job Search

    By Aug 07,2019

    Several years ago, we were launching a newsletter for law schools. One of our employees, who was working on the project, decided that the title of the newsletter should be, “The Signal.” He was very enthusiastic about this particular title. In fact, I had never seen him so enthusiastic about anything. The problem with this name was that the domain name for it had been taken long ago and I seem to remember that the person who owned the domain name had no interest in selling it. Without a domain name, it did not seem like it made

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    You Need to Bring a Singular Focus to Everything You Do

    By Sep 16,2019

    What makes a person really good at something? The answer to this question is identical to the reason for exceedingly high success in any profession. There are people who are really good at finding jobs. People who are good at finding jobs bring an incredible level of focus to their search. This is the level of focus I want you to bring to your job search as well. In order to get the position you are seeking, you need to be focused and follow one very simple rule. In order to be good at your job, you need

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    How to Use Social Networking, LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter in Your Job Search

    By Sep 20,2019

    In Los Angeles—like most major cities—if you go to a major auto dealer you will notice a group of ten or more salespeople, usually men, who are standing together (smoking, drinking coffee, gossiping, and so forth) waiting for you. In some dealerships it is actually quite intimidating. Less than three minutes after your getting out of the car, a salesman will put his cigarette out and start to approach you. The salespeople stand there all day and wait. They also joke among themselves: “That one’s hot; why do you always get the hot ones?” “That...

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    Never Have Secrets

    By Sep 18,2019

    I am going to share with you a story I have been warned I could go to jail for repeating. More than a decade ago, my ex-wife was working for one of the most powerful men in the entertainment industry and spent most of her time on his Beverly Hills estate. She worked on the man’s property and was in the process of redoing the property’s landscape architecture. During the day, she would come and go, walk the property, and sometimes work inside the house. Teams of security guards and other people were on the property at all times and

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Job Market 4 Comments 

Socrates and Your Job Search

By Aug 07,2019

Several years ago, we were launching a newsletter for law schools. One of our employees, who was working on the project, decided that the title of the newsletter should be, “The Signal.” He was very enthusiastic about this particular title....

continue reading >>

Goal Setting 6 Comments 

You Need to Bring a Singular Focus to Everything You Do

By Sep 16,2019

What makes a person really good at something? The answer to this question is identical to the reason for exceedingly high success in any profession. There are people who are really good at finding jobs. People who are good at finding jobs bring an incredible...

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Why the Grass Is Not Greener on the Other Side of the Fence

By Sep 13,2019

There is a certain type of advertisement out there that has been repeated over and over again as long as I can remember. It always works, and people who have run this advertisement have consistently made millions: I saw it recently from a guy selling...

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