Tag Archives: impression

Networking Tips from the Godfather II

A month ago, I wrote a piece about networking tips one could take from the movie, The Godfather.  In the piece, I focused on the scene where Marlon Brando’s character, the Godfather, assists the undertaker, who is in need, and … Continue reading

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Hut 1, Hut 2, Hired!

Those who know me or follow my blog know that I love college football.  There are many lessons one learns in athletics that can be applied to one’s career search.  Because of this synergy,  I often use athletics in my … Continue reading

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Post Career Fair Tips

With Career Fair Week in full swing at Carnegie Mellon University, I thought it an opportune time to share advice with attendees on how to make the event a success.  In yesterday’s post, I focused on actions to take prior to … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Thoughts

This past Sunday was “Father’s Day”.  A day where dads receive ties from their kids and they are allowed an afternoon of watching golf or baseball without interruption.  As I opened my very colorful tie selection and read my kids’ … Continue reading

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Impostor Syndrome

The other day I was reading about Impostor Syndrome.  In short, Impostor Syndrome is a psychological phenomenal where individuals cannot internalize their accomplishments.  They cannot credit their success to their talents and abilities, rather they see their success as being … Continue reading

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Putting the “I” in Interview

In a recent discussion with recent graduates about the STAR Interview Answer format, I stressed the need to highlight how you contributed/your role during your interview answers.  Some attendees were concerned about being perceived as arrogant or cocky if they spoke … Continue reading

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Personal Brand

In a recent workshop, college students were learning about the concept of one’s “Personal Brand”.  This is not to mean they should view themselves as a product like TIDE or a service such as the one provided by UPS. Rather … Continue reading

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