To Punish or Forgive

Imagine you have a co-worker whom you like a great deal. Imagine further that you learn he has been accused of being a (take your pick) racist, anti-Semite, or homophobe, …

The Post-Interview Thank-You Note

There essentially are three parts to the interview process. The initial work in getting the interview, the interview itself, and the post-interview process. I know very few career coaches who …

Resolutions: An Alternative Idea

  Some of the most frequently used New Year’s resolutions include losing weight, getting in shape and spending more time with family. As I thought about these resolutions, I decided …

A Hard Look at Soft Skills

I recently had the amazing good fortune of being invited to speak to approximately thirty aspiring—and in some cases current—Olympians, at the USA Track and Field Athletes Advisory Committee retreat …

What Should I Do If…?

What should you do if you think you gave a particularly bad answer to a question during an interview?  This is the most frequently asked interview-related question I hear from …

Handling Rejection

The Rejection “It’s not you, it’s me.”  Invented by George Costanza? Um, no. It’s been around forever. Rejecting someone is difficult. Many people try to soften the blow. Others, not …