The Job Hunt

Overview Effect: Your Career vs. Earth

Ever hear of the overview effect? It’s the effect that many astronauts experience having seen the Earth from a distance. Some space travelers spend a bulk of their time looking at the Earth because it’s unlikely that the same opportunity will arise. It’s this unique vantage point that drives home the idea that the Earth…

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How To Not Let Your Identity Steal Your Dreams

On Mondays especially, do you ever feel like you are working hard on something that doesn’t make you personally feel good? Like you know your work is important to someone but that someone is just not you? You’d be surprised to know that there are successful professionals who work for some of the world’s most…

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Why Your Voice Matters

I do not want to help extraordinary people achieve ordinary results. Too much is left in our mutual tanks. To me, “ordinary” is finding a job and then letting that be the culmination of your contributions to the world. Put it this way. You work in a job for ten years (optimistically) and when you…

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The 3 MOST important facts job candidates overlook (audio)

It’s official, I’ve coached entry-level college graduates all the way up to aspiring CEOs. Would you like to hear about the 3 things that I learned while coaching my CEO client last week? Curious, to hear how these 3 insights can help you whether you are an entry-level job candidate, middle manager, or c-suite candidate?…

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How to Get into a Technology Giant

I’m excited to share with you what I learned while listening in on a Facebook livestream last week featuring four current Facebook employees who were based in different offices in the U.S. They included an employee who manages compliance by small businesses to a strict code of ethics that Facebook adheres to; a global marketing…

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How to Land an Interview: Add Online Comments

  Chances are your prospective employer leverages the power of content marketing to draw in its audience. A plethora of companies have a blog on their website. Some write thought leadership papers and publish them online in niche forums or publications. Scour the web for these articles.

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How to Land Interviews: Tweet a CEO

You can leverage the power of social media to grab the attention of a number of decision-makers who work for some of the most powerful organizations including:Apple, JetBlue, Medtronic, Charles Schwab, and the ilk. Actually, CEOs love Twitter specifically as a way to listen to customers.

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