Employment Do’s and Don’ts

Employment Do’s and Don’ts

Imitation, Our Parents, and Transference

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Several years ago, I was at dinner with a man and his wife, both of whom used to work for an advertising company that did business with Ralph Lauren. Since Lauren was their main account, they had spent years getting to know him and his staff and observing...

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21 Major Job Interview Mistakes to Avoid at All Costs

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There are certain people who seem to get every job they interview for and others who seem to lose the job in the interview. Interviewing has its own set of rules and is something that everyone needs to understand. Here are the major mistakes that people...

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Choose an Employer Who Is Marching Forward

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There are generally two types of employers in this world: the employer who is marching forward and the employer who is in retreat. There is also a third type of employer (for whom nothing is changing) that merits some discussion as well. However, for...

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Focus on Doing – and Stop Talking about Those Who Are Doing

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Throughout my career I have learned that there are generally two types of people out there: First, there are those who are out there doing this or that and making things happen. These people typically put in years to perfect their craft, whether they...

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Choose Work That Fits Your Nature

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For as long as I can remember, I have always sat in an office with someone else. For me, this is a useful way to work because various things come up throughout the day and as these issues come up, I want to ensure that I have someone to bounce ideas...

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Your Job Search and Future Prospects Will Be Determined by the Company You Keep

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I have had the most unusual series of interviews over the past few weeks. Yesterday I interviewed a woman who came in smelling like alcohol–to such an extent that my eyes were watering. I asked her about her record and she told me that she had...

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The Godfather, a First Google Employee, Steve Ballmer and Microsoft

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A few years ago, I had dinner with one of Google’s first employees. How he joined Google was a long and convoluted story that had more elements of luck than I can ever recount. He’d been working in a midsized town in relative obscurity and...

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Carrot Peelers, Sales, Personality and Your Job Search

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A couple of years ago, I saw a bunch of articles in Vanity Fair, The New York Times, The Village Voice, and other publications about a guy named Joe Andes. Here is a portion of one profile of him from the May 2006 Vanity Fair: In the early 90s a man...

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You Will Succeed in Your Job and Job Search When You Are Concerned with Giving and Not Taking

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The quality of our lives, in many respects, is determined by our working lives. Being able to enjoy our jobs and being able to get jobs is something that’s incredibly important. A job is not just about earning a living; it’s about forming...

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21 Pieces of Career Advice No One Ever Gives You

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1. Your Attitude Is Just as Important as the Quality of Your Work In most organizations, there are various people who have a negative impression of the organization or, for whatever reason, do not like the management. There are also people who may have...

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How to Choose a Recruiter Based on Recruiting Style

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Recruiters use a variety of approaches, each of which has its merits; the best recruiters, however, use a combination of established methods. You need to work with a recruiter who understands these various methods, and supports your job search on multiple fronts. Exceptional recruiters are even more valuable in a bad job market, as their approach or combination of approaches will make the difference in whether or not you find employment.

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