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Mastering the Art of Selling a Glass of Water to a Hipster

Happy New Year, Smiley Faces, Tongues Hanging Out, Hearts For Eyes, and you all other round faced emoticons, especially you, Eyes Closed Cheeks Blushing <3 (call me) 3,071 more words

Universities that did not hire me (a chronicle of absolutely normal rejection)

Rejection is normal in academia.

One could take that as depressing, I suppose, but one shouldn’t.  Rejection is normal in most everything; if you go through life without being rejected, you’re definitely not trying hard enough.  1,129 more words


How to find out in an interview if someone is a giver or a taker

Edited excerpt from 1 Interview Question That Cuts Through the BS to Reveal Someone’s True Character by Betsy Mikel:

Organizational psychologist Adam Grant says that the more often people help each other, the better the organization does.

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Job Interviews

Interviews: Asking Nothing Yourself Looks Bad

A key recommendation I always make when preparing people for upcoming job interviews centers on asking some questions of your own. Whether you are extroverted and confident or naturally shy and reserved, you would be well-advised to pose some questions during the process. 886 more words

Job Search Advice

Do I have to?

By the end of my 4 hour, grueling interview, up against at least 10 other candidates for a administration role at a rather prestigious university, I walked up to a seemingly unperturbed, Asian bus lady starting her Marlboro light. 586 more words


Take Control Of Your Job Search By Watching 'Interview' (2016)

With a new year upon us, many people will take the time to sit down and reflect upon the past and make plans for the future. 1,089 more words

Indie Film

Job Interviews...

Job interviews are not my favorite. Not because I have to sell myself to a potential employer, but because of always being asked, ”Tell me about yourself.” According to the advice given to me over the years, I should keep the description short, preferably under two minutes. 493 more words