Archive for July, 2013

Jul 29 2013

Longevity

Published byHank under attitude, retaining employees

When Leonard Nimoy as Star Trek’s Mr. Spock first uttered the words “Live long and prosper” in 1967 he was not referring to the length of one’s career.  Although by extension, longevity in one’s chosen profession isn’t a bad thing to wish on anyone.  And when the original series aired, the supposition was that most [...]

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Jul 15 2013

Contingency

What happens when the conveyance you depend on for getting to work or looking for work is not functioning?  Do you have a contingency plan for such situations?  Have you given thought to how you would get around if your personal vehicle or local transit system wasn’t running?  Last week in the San Francisco area, [...]

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Jul 01 2013

Analysis

This week, I wanted to talk a bit about the analysis of your interaction with prospective employers, and their response to you and your efforts to gain employment.  There is no hard-and-fast science at work here, though there are some very workable theories for the analysis and understanding of employer responses to your submissions.  However, [...]

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