What to Do When a Recruiter Calls

What to do when the recruiter calls.

If you’re a professional, you can expect to get an occasional phone call or an email from a recruiter. If you’re a startup executive, it might even be from me. That call or email might change your life. Or it could be a total bust. You’ll never know, though, unless you answer it. Here are […]

How to Rock Professional Networking Events

Simple networking tips to make it stashing a few business cards behind your name tag.

I’m a recruiter, coach and speaker, which means I make my living by talking to people, but I really don’t like professional networking events and schmoozing. It often feels awkward and uncomfortable to me because I’m actually pretty shy. Go figure. But meeting strangers is a fact of life when you’re building a business or […]

New Grad Jobs: The Best Job Search Approach for Grad Students

Looking forward to finishing grad school? The best job search advice I can give you is to start building knowledge and connections now so you are competitive for the right graduate job opportunities.

Dear Job Search Guru, I’ve gone back to school to finish my master’s degree in health care management. My field of study is very different than what I did before, so I’m aiming for a career change, and I don’t really know what I’m qualified for based on my experience and my recent education. What […]

LinkedIn Photo Tips, Secrets and Suggestions

Tips for the right LinkedIn photo for your LinkedIn profile.

LinkedIn isn’t just for corporate types, you know. An online business networking presence in the form of a LinkedIn profile has become a necessity if you work in just about any kind of organization. If you work in the corporate world, you definitely are expected to have an active profile, but anyone who works can […]

Why You Need a Resume Business Card

a resume business card will mean no more lost networking opportunities

When you’re on the hunt for a new job, networking is everything. You never know where the lead for your next job will come from. The woman sitting next to you on the plane, the friend at a cocktail party, another job-seeker you meet at a networking event… any one of these people might be […]