Career Change

Six Keys to Dominating Your Profession

Are you a server? Athlete? Salesperson? Recruiter? Doesn’t matter. I’d like to share something I’ve learned during my almost three-decade career, much of which has been as a business owner. These lessons will help you dominate in your profession irrespective of your particular vocation. Before we get to that, there is one

Your Social Media Platform: 7 Steps to Building a Strong Reputation

Social Power. Klout Score. True Reach. Network Influence. Amplification Probability. Does any of this really matter? It only matters to people who blog or tweet for a living. If you have no idea what I just said, feel free to give me an eye roll and keep reading… What can matter, however,

Ace Your Telephone Job Interview in 8 Steps

I’ve written dozens of blog posts related to job interviewing, but I thought it was time to focus on what has become very popular in our time-compressed world—the telephone interview. Companies are using them more often with job candidates and not solely for their first screening attempt. Beyond introductory Human Resources or

Survey Says Less Than Half Your Employees Are Happy

At milewalk, we are fully committed to bringing valuable insight to the workforce. Irrespective of your vocation, we believe all companies and individuals can support the growth of our economy. We can help achieve this by elevating awareness of key employment information that will help companies manage their employees more effectively as

The 14 Best Job Interview Questions

As part of Interview Intervention: Communication That Gets You Hired, I included what I consider the 14 most effective job interview questions an employer can ask a job candidate. While there are loads of great interviewing techniques and questions, I feel it’s important to balance time and effectiveness when determining whether a candidate

The Secret to Avoid Career Stagnation

I’m currently an executive recruiter—haven’t always been and might not always be. For the last decade or so, however, it’s what I’ve done every day. In 2004, after spending the previous seventeen years as an Information Technology and Management Consultant, I opened an executive recruitment firm called milewalk. The important thing to