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December 28, 2014

Use This Resume That VPs Read

A few weeks ago I wrote about Cover Letters That CEOs Read. Nearly 500,000 people read that article and I even connected with a few terrific candidates who used the…

December 23, 2014

Product Manager Challenges to Be Aware Of

I got a call from the hospital. His voice was faint. “Brian, I am not going to be able to come in for a few weeks. I am not well.” “What happened?” I asked. “Well, as you…

December 21, 2014

The One Sign You Are Getting a Raise

It’s that time of year again. Will you or won’t you? And I am not taking about getting an ugly sweater from Aunt Nancy. That’s a sure thing. I am talking about the review…

December 16, 2014

Use These Cover Letters That CEOs Read

Recently I wrote about “5 Ridiculous Cover Letter Mistakes.” It is difficult to get past the gatekeepers at an organization and even harder to reach time-challenged CEOs.…

December 14, 2014

The One Belief Destroying Your Career

A few years ago a friend of mine told me a story that I still can not get out of mind. It’s silly actually. He’s an accomplished doctor now with a speciality in…

December 10, 2014

The New Journalist Is an Algorithm

In the new world, responsibility is shifting from human journalists and editors to algorithms that display content a user has a high likelihood of clicking on.

December 8, 2014

5 Most Ridiculous Cover Letters

Hello! That is what your intro email yells at me when I see it show up in my inbox. I do not know you, but I am hopeful that you will be a good fit for our company. I…

December 7, 2014

The One Sign Your Startup Will Thrive in 2015

People often complicate life and business is no different. It’s our ability to find the essence that matters, regardless of whether we’re talking about our careers or the…