Tag: networking

Human Resources Networking: How to do it right

Recently, a friend emailed and asked if I knew anything about “courting” human resources folks during the initial job hiring process. Great topic and, of course, a splendid blog post idea. Too many times, external candidates look at human resources as the ENEMY who is tasked to weed the pile down. The truth, actually, is… Read more »

Successful People: Their Top 2 Career Secrets

There are a lot of formulas out there that point towards how to plan and execute a successful career. But if you talk to people who have been able to achieve career advancement and increase their earnings, there are two career secrets that successful people know that help them get ahead. Remember these tips, and… Read more »

One Hit Wonder: Where Networking Ends and Failure Begins

One Hit Wonder:  Are you one of these networking failures?  Try this scenario: Whoa! You just hit the jackpot. The conference you just attended yielded a lot of great new leads. The first thing you do when you get back to the office?  Jump onto LinkedIn and start sending connection requests to them, of course…. Read more »

What You Read Shapes Your Career

Like many people, I am ashamed to admit that I have become a “skimmer,” which is a far cry from the voracious reader that I used to be in earlier years. In fact, as a kid, it was more common than not that I would be in the middle of a 500-page book. (Color me… Read more »