Archive for April, 2011

Apr 18 2011

Vouch or Ouch?

Among the frequent discussions I have with clients is the topic of references and prospective employers’ attempt to confirm what job seekers claim on their resumes, applications and in interviews.  You’d be amazed at the number of people who voice serious concerns about what others will say about them.  And they should be concerned.  But [...]

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Apr 04 2011

Humble Brag

If you’re looking for work, there’s nothing wrong with tooting your own horn, and telling others about the quality of the work you do.  In fact, it’s expected! Being able to tell others what you are good at what, and how it relates to what they do, is as important as where you send your [...]

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