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28 05, 2014

What’s Your Why?

By | 2014-05-28T14:42:32+00:00 May 28th, 2014|Candidate Chronicles|0 Comments

I've been asking this question of clients and candidates for years now.  It's amazing how many don't know.  It's an important question.  One that can alter the direction of your life.  It's the difference between success and significance.  Everybody has a reason for doing the things the do.  Not [...]

21 05, 2014

Are We Bothering You?

By | 2014-05-21T15:41:09+00:00 May 21st, 2014|Candidate Chronicles|0 Comments

  A surprising percentage of individuals we call give us a less-than-warn reception to our call.   We get responses that range from a sense that we've just called at an inconvenient time…to annoyance…to taking offense…to being rude…to hanging up on us mid-sentence.  Recruiting is in many ways a [...]

20 05, 2014

You’re Not That Busy

By | 2014-05-20T17:22:10+00:00 May 20th, 2014|Candidate Chronicles|0 Comments

I routinely am told by others that they are too busy.  Too busy for what?  You name it.  Too busy to call back…too busy to think about your career...too busy to look at a job description, too busy to update a resume…too busy to review a resume.  Really?  I [...]

19 05, 2014

Sometimes They Listen

By | 2014-05-19T20:45:40+00:00 May 19th, 2014|Candidate Chronicles|0 Comments

  I had a great conversation with a friend that I hadn't spoken with in a while.  He recounted some guidance I had given him several years ago when he was looking to make a career change.  He's gone on to do great things and is in the midst [...]

13 05, 2014

What Are You Afraid Of?

By | 2014-05-13T13:23:57+00:00 May 13th, 2014|Candidate Chronicles|0 Comments

  It's interesting to me how many people are scared of opportunity.   Fears often masquerade as perfectly reasonable arguments, understandable deferrals, and subconsciously constructed obstacles. What opportunities have passed you by while you mulled them over in agonizing detail?  We make idols of our own comfort.  We create these [...]

9 05, 2014

Help Me Help You

By | 2014-05-09T17:28:10+00:00 May 9th, 2014|Candidate Chronicles, SRA Updates|0 Comments

So many people I speak with play with their heads, and not their heart. That's not what inspires people. If you want to get to the next level, if you want to be promoted, if you want to inspire people, then stop playing the blame game, stop being a [...]