What do you wish you knew about connecting?

Next month, I’ll be speaking at the Mark Leadership Conference at Rutgers University. I’ll be presenting my lecture How to be a Connector to students preparing to leave their ‘mark’ on the campus and the world. Do you have any tips/questions/ideas for what you wish your 18-22 year old self knew about the value of… Continue reading What do you wish you knew about connecting?

Crazy/different things people have done for employment.

This article highlights some crazy things that people have done to get noticed and get hired. Some of my favorites: Turn the tables. Young programmer Andrew Horner asked employers to apply to have him work for them. “I will favor those job offers which fulfill my listed preferences,” he wrote, “but you shouldn’t worry too much… Continue reading Crazy/different things people have done for employment.

5 Tips For Jumpstarting Your Job Hunt

I get asked all the time for advice about job searching. Where do I start? Where are jobs listed that are “nontraditional”? I want to change my industry but my resume makes me look inexperienced; how do I fix that? Etc. Etc. Etc. This is a lot to ask, but not without answers! The problem is… Job… Continue reading 5 Tips For Jumpstarting Your Job Hunt