Alice: Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here? The Cheshire Cat: That depends a good deal on where you want to get to. Before I look at a resume. Before one application gets filled out. Before "skills assessment." The first conversation is always about goals. And we repeat the goals … Continue reading Where do you want to get to?
... my Friend/Contact/Person I met once/Complete Stranger? YES!! But why, you ask, would someone "successful" want to talk to me? Because when you reach out to someone for advice, it touches raw needs that we never grow out of. People love to talk about themselves. People like to be seen as a mentor. Its flattering. … Continue reading Should I reach out to….
Connecting with people, either for a job application or networking, has become incredibly easy. Indeed.com and similar boards allow us to apply for a job at the click a button. Facebook and LinkedIn have not only simplified the process of connecting with our network but have even expanded what a network can be. This simplicity, … Continue reading Goals, Strategy, and Execution