Career Change

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

How to Figure Out Your Purpose in Life in Fewer Than 600 Words

It appears as though for some it’s hardwired at birth—already soldered into that circuit board many call a brain. For others, it appears in a flash, as if during some particular instant “it” decided this was the moment to appear. Although disguised as a purpose, I call the latter passion—a love you

7 Deadliest Job Search Sins

I’m currently an executive recruiter—haven’t always been and might not always be. For the last decade of my 26-year career, however, it’s what I've done every day. Through securing and facilitating thousands of job interviews between companies and their prospective employees, I’ve observed many idiosyncrasies that contribute to the successes and failures