sq

I’d like to pick your brain

Really? Does that even sound nice? Your mother might tell you that’s something nice people don’t say at the dinner table. It’s also something you shouldn’t say when asking for a networking meeting. Four other things you shouldn’t do: Don’t assume you know anything about the person. Don’t focus the conversation on you and your […]

sq

Would You Like 3 Job Offers at Once?

Many of my clients receive 2, 3 or even 4 job offers in a 10-day period, after 4-8 weeks of serious job seeking. How could that possibly happen in this job market? Well, it’s actually very simple. It’s a matter of campaigning for a job, creating momentum, and then bringing it all to a crescendo […]

sq

Interview Gifts

It’s an ancient tradition to bring gifts when meeting someone for the first time. Heads of State do it, Michelle Obama did it. Even the three kings brought gifts to the baby Jesus. When interviewing for a job, it’s not expected that you bring a physical gift. But, if you are really savvy, you will […]