Tag Archives: Rules of Successful Job Search

Dear Job Seeker: I Don’t Care If You’re Passionate

Yes, I know my HR department (whom I don’t control and to whom I pay insufficient attention) has asked for a dedicated, energetic, goal-oriented leader with a passion for quality. And I know your outplacement consultant has suggested you mirror … Continue reading

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Please Don’t “Apply Anyway”

This week I had to stop a friend from applying to a federal government job where she did not meet the mandatories. I wasn’t very popular for a day, earning the standard frustrated job seeker’s threat “I guess I’ll have … Continue reading

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It’s Not About Your Age…

Mike Cassidy writes in Mercury News (http://www.mercurynews.com/mike-cassidy/ci_16156728) that “Age discrimination is the dark underside to Silicon Valley’s youth culture” (Thanks to Len Fardella @PetersNewJobs for the pointer to this article). The Real Issue is NOT AGE – It’s About Their … Continue reading

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