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I recently watched a Lisa Nichols YouTube video. She was talking about something she learned as a young coach on how to create a powerful elevator pitch, something she called the S.N.A.A.P.     As I listened to her, I...
I recently gave a workshop to a tech company on interviewing that covered the laws, gave examples of what you can and cannot ask during an interview and some best practice interview guidelines. The meat of the workshop was solid....
I know, it was not that long ago I wrote about Michelle Williams and Negotiation. I decided to write on this topic again because things, they are a changin’. Today, there are 10 states that have banned employers from asking about...
I was recently talking with a woman who I had recruited for a Project Manager role for my client. When I asked her about what she did she did what all the best interviewers do…she told me a great story....
In my recent Oprah Magazine, Martha Beck is working with a woman around addiction. Martha mentions something she heard from an addiction specialist she knows who likens addiction to having a nail in your foot that, rather than removing, you...
I have a thing for TO-DO lists. I love checking things off them. I like accomplishing things and I am pretty good at getting things done. When I do not get them done that day, for whatever reason, I move...
The head of HR called me to let me know they were not moving forward with my candidate for their open position. I was floored. Up to this point both the client and I had high hopes for the woman...
I was at a holiday party this past week and learned of an organization that helps coal miners retool themselves as computer programmers! This organization takes coal miners who are out of work or want out of THAT work, puts...