Archive for March, 2015



Accessing the Hidden Job Market

CorneliusYesterday David’s blog reinforced that networking is alive and well in today’s digital world. He noted that 60% – 80% of jobs aren’t advertised. This is referred to as the hidden job market; jobs that are filled by networking. Sometimes it isn’t about who you know, but “who knows who.” Continue reading ‘Accessing the Hidden Job Market’

Job Search Networking

DavidAccording to Aristotle’s contribution to the Law of Non-Contradiction, “the most certain of all basic principles is that contradictory propositions are not true simultaneously.” 1

You’re probably wondering where I’m going with this. Well, I’ll tell you! There is one contradiction to the law of non-contradiction. The phrase “that’s the way it’s always been done” is both true and false at the same time.
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Interviewing-101

DavidWe all become a little anxious when an employer schedules us for an interview. A little bit of anxiety can be good, but it can also be uncomfortable.

Let’s switch roles for a moment. You are employed, your Office Manager informs you that the HR Representative will be out for a period of time and he/she would like YOU to conduct an interview this week! I feel anxious just writing about it. But relax. I have a few suggestions that will help you conduct an effective interview without having to frantically search Google for help.
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The Power of Punctuality

I’m sure you’ve heard the expression, better late than never.

There are probably times in life when that is true, but I can’t think of even one case where this saying would apply to the world of work. In this realm, punctuality is of the utmost importance. In most cases being punctual actually means arriving at least fifteen minutes prior to any scheduled appointment. Continue reading ‘The Power of Punctuality’


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