Ask Questions

I actually found much to agree with in this post about job interviews today, who’s main point is The most important thing you must do in every interview is to ask great questions. The author pointed out how it’s difficult to come across as really interested and engaged when you don’t ask questions, which hurts…

Great Jobs

Recently, I read Seth Godin’s book Linchpin, and there was a quote in it that I wrote down because I wanted to truly think about just what the quote said, and how it relates to careers, management, and life in general. The book is a thought provoking read all the way through, but this particular…

Will Asking Questions During a Job Interview Get You Answers?

Before I start, let me just say that I am a big advocate of the outlook presented at the beginning of the recent Business Insider article, 6 Questions to Ask During Your Interview That Will Make an Employer Want to Hire You It’s common advice among job seekers: when you’re interviewing, you need to interview…

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Listen to Your Trainer

OK, granted, I am a trainer by profession, and when I see something like Seth Godin’s piece about listening better, I want to scream “Amen!”. Let’s take a sample: The hardest step in better listening is the first one: do it on purpose. Make the effort to actually be good at it. Don’t worry so…