New Year’s Resolutions NOW! Say what?

We haven’t hit the 4th quarter yet in 2017, but it’s not a bad time to start thinking about next year and how you want things to be different in your life – a new home, a promotion, a new job, a healthier diet, run a marathon, start a new business, whatever it might be. I can hear you saying, “It’s not even Halloween yet!!!!”

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Want to make an impact? Stop bitc*ing and do something about it.

I love what I do as an executive recruiter – I find it rewarding to help individuals make a transition from one company to another, to progress from one stage in their career to another. I’m fortunate in that I hear so many people’s career “stories”, good and bad; some people’s careers progress upward like rocket ships and others stall out or take a more circuitous route.

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Job interviews: Ask the right questions

Some technically-oriented people I recruit and place get very uncomfortable when it comes time to interview with other companies. “Uncomfortable” is being nice – I’ve heard the job search process described as “traumatic”, “gut-wrenching”, and “hell on earth” by even the most talented and intelligent engineers and scientists. Why?

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