Get knotted – To Wear a Tie or Not

Little did I realize the trouble I was stirring up when I was recently asked the question “Should men wear a tie to an interview?” My answer was yes; here was a group of senior business people that suddenly became very animated about the subject of men’s neck wear. I was tempted to throw in the question of an Ascot an alternative but frankly lacked the courage. Continue reading

Déjà vu all over again

To quote the inimitable Yogi Berra, every day of job search can sometimes be considered as “Déjà vu all over again” as we struggle to be enthusiastic about finding the next opportunity. Employment, by the way is often considered the same but a slightly different version of the hamster on the treadmill. Continue reading

6 Key Tips for Successful Job Search Networking

Hosting a targeted networking seminar recently I realized just how important and yet so often ignored are some of the basics in networking. It is very easy for some of us who are exposed to this every day to take for granted that everyone we work with immediately understands and appreciates what we teach and preach. Continue reading