Something You Should Know about Job Hunting

Making Connections To Help Your Career

August 17, 2015


Interview with Casey Hawley, author of the book 10 Make-or-Break Career Moments: Navigate, Negotiate, and Communicate for Success




Mike Carruthers:
In the quest to further your career or just get a new job the conventional advice is to get out there and network, but there’s more to it than that.


Casey Hawley:
Especially if you’re in the job market today, you’re trying to think, “How can I market, me, me, me.” But really the way to be most winsome is to think about the other person.


Casey Hawley

Finding Your Perfect Career

July 1, 2015


Interview with Marianna Olszewski, author of the book Live It, Love It, Earn It: A Woman's Guide to Financial Freedom




Mike Carruthers:
If you’re still not exactly certain what the perfect job or career is for you, here’s some advice…


Marianna Olszewski:
We all have talents and if we follow those talents the money will come, I promise you, I promise you, I promise you.


Marianna Olszewski

Job Interview Strategies

May 7, 2015


Interview with Aimee Tittlemier, author of the book Don't Fluck It Up: The Perfect YOU for the Job Interview




Mike Carruthers:
In a job interview you want to stand out and one way to do that is at the very end.


Aimee Tittlemier:
After the meat of an interview the interviewer is going to ask the inevitable question do you have any questions? Yes, the answer to this question is always yes!

Aimee Tittlemier

How To Ace A Job Interview

January 8, 2015


Interview with Jim Hayhurst, author of the book Where Have I Gone Right: The Right Mountain Guide to Getting the Job and Life You Want




Mike Carruthers: 
Sooner or later you'll likely have to go on a job
interview, and the fact is most job interviews get off to a lousy start.


Jim Hayhurst: 
Typically, you end up with people walking in and answering
the first question in an interview, which the first
question is always, "Tell me about yourself. Who are

Jim Hayhurst Sr.

When Inexperience Is A Good Thing

November 10, 2014


Interview with Liz Wiseman, author of the book Rookie Smarts: Why Learning Beats Knowing in the New Game of Work




Mike Carruthers:
When it comes to a job or career it’s experience that matters. Or does it?


Liz Wiseman:
I think that advice has been accurate for a lot of years but the world of work has changed a lot in the last few years.

Liz Wiseman

Personal Branding For Your Career Part 2

October 21, 2014


Interview with Catherine Kaputa, author of the book Women Who Brand: How Smart Women Promote Themselves and Get Ahead




Mike Carruthers:
People have been talking about personal branding for a long time but the definition of the term has changed.


Catherine Kaputa:
You know in the early days personal branding was your image and reputation and it was kind of more your visual kind of interest. And I think today it’s expanded it’s really everything you do to market yourself to be more successful.

Catherine Kaputa

Your Next Job

June 25, 2014


Interview with Paul B. Brown, author of the book Own Your Future: How to Think Like an Entrepreneur and Thrive in an Unpredictable Economy




Mike Carruthers:
How you approach a job search is really important. Many people take the approach...


Paul B. Brown:
Somewhere out there is the perfect job for me all I have to do is find it. Oh gosh is that hard, I mean you've got to figure it out, you've got to make phone calls upon phone calls, you've got to do research upon that.

Paul B. Brown

What Makes A Great Workplace Culture

March 25, 2014


Interview with Adam Bryant, author of the book Quick and Nimble: Lessons from Leading CEOs on How to Create a Culture of Innovation




Mike Carruthers:
If you want to create a positive workplace culture don’t hire jerks.


Adam Bryant:
Because jerks multiple there is a phenomenon where you bring people into the company and they can have this effect on other people around them where they bring out bad behavior in other people.

Adam Bryant

What Your Resume Must Do

December 19, 2013


Interview with Patricia Sadar, author of the book Congratulations...Your Resume Rocks




Mike Carruthers:
If you want to write a good resume you need to understand its true function.


Patricia Sadar:
Really what they need to be doing is looking at their resume as their brochure. So the job of the resume no longer is to outline their previous jobs it’s to land the interview.

Patricia Sadar

What Strangers Can Do For You

September 30, 2013


Interview with Alan Gregerman, author of the book The Necessity of Strangers: The Intriguing Truth About Insight, Innovation, and Success




Mike Carruthers:
You’re more likely to think that your friends, colleagues, and connections are the ones that will help you up the ladder of success.


Alan Gregerman:
And I believe it’s actually in a significant way the opposite.  That it’s who you could know that matters because the folks we know are an awful lot like us and they rarely push us to reach our potential.

Alan Gregerman

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