Monthly Archives: August 2010

$3000

$3000 is a good chunk of money, nothing to sneeze at but is it enough to choose one job over another?  Possibly if everything else in comparable between offers, but over the course of a year, $3000 equates to about … Continue reading

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Grad School?

As I meet with employers who recruit on campus, many all ask if I have seen more students going to grad school with the job market being so tight.  The thought process is going back to school for a couple … Continue reading

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Fireproofing Your Job – Part III

In part I we discussed the Rainmaker approach; part II we discussed the The Company you Keep strategy; today let’s tackle the Mariano Rivera/Luis Sojo approach. Mariano Rivera is the closer for the New York Yankees and has held this … Continue reading

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Fireproofing Your Job – Part II

There is an old saying that “You are only as good as the company you keep.”  So what does that have to do with helping you keep your job?  More than you might think. Who you associate with at work … Continue reading

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Fireproofing Your Job

Yesterday I wrote about lack of professionalism in the workplace and how that could have a negative impact on one’s ability to find a job in the future.  Let’s face it, the Jet Blue jumper knew that his actions would … Continue reading

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Jet Blue Jump, White Board Resignation, and Ron Burgundy

In the past week, a series went viral on The Chive about a young women who quit her job at an investment firm.  What is the big deal about quitting a job? She quit by sending a series of pictures … Continue reading

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Does Size Matter?

Okay this is not some ad for “enhancement” meds – it is a serious question for entry-level job hunters, does the size of the company matter when beginning one’s career?  There is no “right” answer – just differing opinions. Go … Continue reading

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