What Makes a Startup Superhero? These Five Things.

Here are a few qualities of people who are cut out to work for a startup.

As you may know, I’m an executive recruiter (okay, go ahead… call me a headhunter if you must). Most of my clients are startups and early-stage technology companies, and I help them find the kind of awesome candidates who will help their new company succeed. I get resumes every day from people saying they want […]

Kick the Gossip Habit

Kick the Gossip Habit at Work

I wanted to share a little about gossip in the workplace. It’s really a killer, you know. What is gossip? Gossip is talking about someone else’s private business. It’s passing on their secrets to people who don’t need to be involved. Gossip is at the heart of a lot of workplace entertainment, and it’s also […]

Did You Google Yourself Today?

Did you google yourself today?

Honest, what did I ever do before Google? I must use it 100 times a day. The amount of time it saves, and the depth of information I get that I never could have found before… Google is indispensable. Research about companies, industries, technology, business trends, candidates, it’s all right at my fingertips with Google. […]

Dress Codes, Tattoos and Body Mods

Workplace Dress Codes

TechRepublic, an online resource for tech workers, has an interesting conversation going, about the legality of discriminating against a worker at Costco who had a nose ring and sued when she was fired, saying it was a religious issue, as she was part of a Church of Body Modifications of some sort. Here’s the gist […]

Find Your Voice

Find Your Voice

Have you given much thought to your voice? Or perhaps I should say your voices, because there are three types of voices that I think are worth paying attention to. Your spoken voice, your written voice, and the voice of who you are in the world. First, and most important, is the voice of who […]