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I was in the midst of prepping a candidate for an interview. Something I have done 1000’s of times in my career as a recruiter. She was telling me that: Her outfit was cleaned and ready to go She had...
When I was little I would go to Marshall Field’s with my family to visit Santa and eat by the tree at the Walnut room. When I got older, my girlfriend and I would take the train in to the...
A friend called me because she was in a dilemma. Spring break was coming up and she and her family had rented a beach house in North Carolina and were meeting her mom and dad there. They had the beach...
I DID NOT notice her. OK. That is not true. I did notice her. I just thought she wanted to sit on the swing by herself and read a book. It was not until years later that I learned that...
I was out to lunch with a friend recently who wanted my advice on her job search. She went on to tell me about her current position that she really did not like but would not have to leave if only: Her boss...
Last week, I talked about being on a mission to close the wage gap between men and women through simple tweaks like paying your female server 10% more than you had planned or asking for 10% more than you were...
I have been listening to the BBC on Sirius radio a lot lately. This started because I am a coach for a program called INCubator (more about this program below). Think Shark Tank for high school students. The students are...
I have spent over 20 years and worked with 1000’s of people helping them to navigate the job search and career change process. What I have learned is that in order to have a career that continues to fulfill you...