Monthly Archives: July 2010

Do not confuse “Travel” with “Business Travel”

Do not confuse “Travel” with “Business Travel.” Telling a seasoned-business-traveler-interviewer that you love to travel makes you sound impossibly naive. “Travel” is on your schedule, your own dime, and, within limits,  your own behavior and dress code. “Business travel” is … Continue reading

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Best interview question: What does it take to fail?

The best interview question is “What does it take to fail? Why? It gets to the heart of what you don’t know about a prospective employer. A cynic would “blah-blah-blah” through the boiler plate interview sections when the Interviewer lists … Continue reading

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Going to work: Networking should be purposeful — not puzzling

Networking should be purposeful, not puzzling.  If, when asked, you cannot provide a common interest or acquaintance in common, don’t be surprised if your attempts to connect fall flat. Lacking telepathy, I remain at a loss to explain this conversation … Continue reading

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