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Resume Advice Scott Thompson Should Have Followed….Tell The Truth

Date May 18, 2012

Thanks, Scott. I ought to send Scott Thompson a thank-you note.  The former CEO of Yahoo recently stepped down (or perhaps was gently pushed) after it was revealed that he had been … let’s just say “less than accurate” about his academic credentials.  He claimed to hold a degree in computer science from Stonehill College […]

Gift Giving – Making a Difference

Date November 30, 2009

If you are like me, in the last week you have received a barrage of emails and catalogs – Black Friday, Cyber Monday and all sorts of “deals” on stuff.  In most years, this rings hallow to me but even more so this year.  I feel a need to give love and caring to the people in my […]

Would you buy a new job from this man?

Date November 19, 2009

Image credit: © Felix Mizioznikov I saw an article recently that made my blood boil. It describes a job search firm that is being charged with taking advantage of job seekers. The Minneapolis job search firm has been accused of “deceiving desperate job seekers who paid the company hefty fees in hopes of landing interviews […]

“Should I Stay or Should I Go?”

Date November 21, 2008

We all know this is a difficult job market.  We have friends and neighbors who are looking for work.  People like to share horror stories and layoffs make the headlines every day.  Is it any wonder that people who are employed want to hunker down and stay where they are – riding out the storm?  […]