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My youngest son, “Kato!” is officially an adult! Very talented, hard-working young man who is enjoying his special day in South Carolina.
If you don’t know how I feel about the term “informational interviews” then listen to this episode where I discuss why it’s not the best term. I prefer “business discussion.” Having said that, these meetings should be brief, as in 10-15 minutes. If you ask for 10 minutes of someone’s time, rarely will they schedule it in. If it goes beyond 10 minutes, that’s great, but be more conscientious of the time than the other person. This article is good to start using as a guide.
The career transformation!
Bill Withers is a legendary musician who is a Navy veteran and clean toilets on aircraft carriers decided one day to make records. Nothing unusual except he was 28 when he started. Those stories from entertainers often highlight the grit, grind, persistence, and perseverance needed to achieve our dream careers. In this article, 14 entertainers are featured in where they started.
🔥 🔥 What’s 🔥 🔥?
Maybe Facebook wants to be like LinkedIn in its own way.
“The social media giant is currently testing a new Resume / CV feature that lets users share their work experience with their friends. The new addition expands on the standard ‘Work and education’ section, but won’t publicly display all information about your credentials.”
The details are sketchy right now, but is this necessary? There would be a lot of lousy resumes online. But in the long term, the good ones stand out. This means you’ll need to revise the cliches inundating your current resume.
What’s❄️ 🌬 💨 ⛄️⛄️ ?
We can use other people’s uncomfortable job interview experience to see the signs we need to avoid this job! Check out the twitter hashtag #MyWorstJobInterview for what not to do and a laugh or two!
Walked into the hiring managers’ office unnoticed. When she looked up and saw me she screamed #MyWorstJobInterview
— Jonathan Blumberg (@YoniBlum) October 19, 2017