Posts By Laura Machan

Roger Federer and how he’ll find a new gig

I spent 4 hours and 55 minutes on Sunday morning watching the men’s finals at Wimbledon. The match featured Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer.

Jumpy

Redefining a Jumpy Career: Don’t miss the perfect employee

I had two clients this week who decided they did not want to interview candidates because they looked “too jumpy”.  I pressed for more details. Their perception was that the candidates might not stick around ...

Summer

Summer hiring: Job Journey

People always assume that hiring stops for the summer.

Michael Landsberg

Host Michael Landsberg talks about Depression

He gets to take the worst thing in his life and share it with everyone. That’s how Michael Landsberg describes his life today.

Gamer

There might a be Gamer in the Next Cube

I have been reading a lot lately about the gamification of work. While I support making anything having to do with making work interesting and engaging, I am not in favor of people treating their ...

network

Time to “Marie Kondo” Your Business Network

This week marks the hypothetical beginning of spring. I know the calendar says it is has arrived but I can still see my breath in the mornings so it’s not here yet.

Vacation

Vacation Negotiations: Job Journey

As you get higher on the food chain, compensation packages have more and more elements: vacation, bonus, education, work from home, pension plans, parking and more.

compensation

How to talk about Compensation: Job Journey

At some point, in most interviews, you will be asked the “money” question. You might be asked what you are looking for in terms of salary or what you are making now as your total ...

references

References-the game: Job Journey

References have been one of the final steps of the hiring process for years. Managers are looking for verification that the person they want to hire is as good as they think they are.

Nail

Job Journey: Nail the Interview with One Question

Picture this: you are at a job interview and things are going really well. The hiring manager leans back in their chair and asks if you have any questions. Bang! Here is your opportunity to ...

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