You probably already know that an interview isn't just a chance for a hiring manager to grill you with interview questions —it's your opportunity to sniff out whether a job is the right fit for you. Which means: It's important to go in with some questions.
7 years, 1 month ago
Wouldn’t it be awesome if the only feedback we got from our co-workers and bosses was glowing? Unfortunately, for most of us, feedback is a pretty equal mix of positive and negative. With the good also comes the “Here’s what I’d like to see you improve upon…”
8 years, 3 months ago
Although you may feel that you need to give an immediate response every time someone runs into your office with an issue, this is a critical first step to take: Stop. Seriously. Don’t rush to give just any answer. And though it feels tempting, avoid saying “I don’t know.”
8 years, 9 months ago
As a recent New Yorker article points out, sports performance has wildly improved over the past few decades. World records are continually being broken, and each generation of athletes plays harder and faster than those who came before.
8 years, 11 months ago
Several years ago, I attended a birthday party for the son of a power couple. A media mogul I’ve always admired was also at the celebration, but I wasn’t sure that it was the right venue to start networking, and I let the opportunity slip away.
9 years, 3 months ago
Some (rather pessimistic) bosses live by the mantra, “Everyone is replaceable.” And while it may be true that there is always someone who can take over the responsibilities in your job description if you were to leave, there are ways to ensure that it’s really, really hard to completely fill your role.
9 years, 4 months ago