Nobody wants to be the person who always says “no.”
Every fall, hundreds of thousands of students descend upon college campuses as freshmen. They are wide-eyed optimists, ready to begin that trek toward a degree and a great career.
People are communicating in an increasingly visual way. In fact, images are often favored over textual modes of communication. What’s more, with social media as not only an accepted, but essential facet of your professional life, being fluent in visual communication will only increase your visibility and credibility.
I little while back I recently wrote and published a post titled, ‘A List of Side Jobs that Don’t Suck (and Pay Well’). I was surprised, and happy to get a lot of great feedback on my post. One thing that came up over and over again as readers responded to me was a desire to learn more about getting online gigs.
Most of us who have been in the working world for any number of years have had job interviews. And most of us have had interviews that went really well and those that bombed for varying reasons. But, for the most part, we do our best to be well prepared, to make a good impression. Especially if we are desperate for a…
In addition to having a horrible memory, I also have a tendency to phrase things incredibly poorly. (Which, if you've read my writing before, isn't a shocker). Consequently, I've had a long history of completely blowing the whole "Do you have any questions" part of the job interview.