I'm super excited about this episode because we're going to talk about negotiating your salary. And, who doesn't love negotiating their salary? I don't know if I've ever met one person who loves this part of the job interview (or internal promotion) process. It's confusing. You don't do it very often. You're probably not any good at it. Don't sweat it! I have an approach that works!
To be a truly great partner in any relationship requires effort and a major dose of consciousness. The latter is without question the deciding factor. Whether you’re looking to improve your relationships with your spouse, family, friends, coworkers, boss, business partners or whomever, I’ve discovered there are several universal techniques that—when engaged by both parties—will make it successful and long-lasting. Let's take a peek at how to build the most enjoyable relationships.
By someone's clock I just rolled over 50. Age is truly nothing but a number. And, it's not even that really. I breathe no differently than I did ten years ago. My doctor said so and doctors know everything even though mine tells me I now need a colonoscopy. Many of you know I write an original, daily, motivational quote called Today's Line to Live By. I captured a bunch of those Today's Line here and also put that nifty four minute video together. I hope you enjoy these 50 years and 50 lessons in 4 minutes.
The modern-day cover letter is your introduction—of any kind—to the employer. There are essentially three ways this occurs: Cover Letter, Email (with attached resume), or Applicant Tracking System (ATS). Your “cover letter” has three goals, which can be accomplished in four sentences. Check out the video and grab the download to learn how and see the exact language!
I'm amazed at the laser-like focus job seekers have on finding a job by target only "jobs." You join a company. You don't join a job! Regardless of whether you desperately need a job, would like to find an alternate job, or want to evaluate the market to review better opportunities, I suggest to first target companies. Here's how to target the best companies in your job search. For most, the company you work for will have a far greater impact on your overall professional growth than the individual responsibilities you perform in your particular job.
We have all looked back on our lives—for however brief a moment—and wondered what if I would have known better at the time? Well, here are the 15 best things you can do for yourself at 22 years old!
I’ve seen over a half-million resumes during my career and have a great trick for college students and recent graduates to ensure their resumes stand out. Below are This One Trick Will Make Your College Resume Stand Out video and podcast highlights!
Have you ever had challenges when you go to a job interview and want to write a thank you note to the employer (afterward)? You wondered how and when to thank them. You wondered what to say and what medium to use (handwritten note, email).
Have you ever wondered why you’re unable to fulfill your purpose even when you’re so clear on what your purpose is? There are four must do’s to fulfill your purpose: 1) Sacrifice. First things first. You need to be willing to give up—a lot. 2) Learn. You never stop being a student. 3) Believe. You must believe in yourself no matter what. 4) Focus. With a vision, your why, and the how, you’ll be focused.
Any time you’ve made a poor decision, at least one of two things was wrong. You either had a faulty decision-making process or you didn’t have accurate or complete information. Anytime you’re asking questions (in a job interview or questioning someone as it relates to business), you can prepare yourself by first asking three questions: 1) What do I want to know and why is it important to me? 2) How will I ask it? 3) How and when will I use the information?