Monthly Archives: September 2012

Spring Break Rush

Last week I was in an alumni board meeting when an alumnus spoke about networking being an ongoing event and not a quick fix.  He compared the latter approach to college students (or anyone for that matter) who show up … Continue reading

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Personality/Cognitive Assessments in Hiring Decisions

I have written about this subject several times before, it seems to happen each September: Sept. 19, 2011: Job Seekers Face More Testing Sept. 27, 2010: Pre-Employment Testing There is a trend in these articles.  Two years ago, the tone of … Continue reading

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Course Correction

Every once in a blue moon, a bad decision is made.  We choose a short cut that does not work out.  We tell a joke at a party that no one understands.  We ask, “When is the baby due?” and … Continue reading

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Perfect vs. Good

Don’t Let the Perfect Be The Enemy of the Good This saying is a paraphrase of a quote attributed to Voltaire, and a favorite of mine when having to make decisions.  My mentor shared this with me when I was … Continue reading

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