Thoughts from Conducting Over 1,000 Job Interviews

It's official. I have somehow managed to hit the 1,000 job interview mark at work! Sometimes I wonder how the hell I'm still doing this - after all, a job like this makes you susceptible to losing your faith in humanity. Most of the time, however, I am so grateful for the information, stories, experience [...] Read more »

Review & Giveaway: The Young Professional’s Guide to the Working World


This should be required reading for anyone in the working world, but especially for those of us who are just starting out. Although I like to think I have an edge on how the business world works simply because I work in recruiting, I actually noticed that I have indeed made several of the mistakes [...] Read more »

How do you become happy?

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Yes ladies and gents, this week I'm tackling the age old question of happiness. That pesky little thing that comes up in every aspect of our lives - our jobs, the bank account, our personal relationships, romance, co-workers, family, health - just everything! A note, however, this video is not for the faint at heart. [...] Read more »

4 Steps to Getting Clear About Your Career


  Getting clear about your career is one of the most important things you can do for yourself. One of the biggest pet peeves I see as a recruiter and career consultant is people not knowing what they actually want to do. They know what they should do, they know what they’ve been told to [...] Read more »

Vintage GMW: What Personal Branding Has to Do With Your Career

Personal Branding. It’s a phrase that we’re hearing thrown around a lot these days. Once reserved for companies, the term seems to have taken on a new meaning for Gen Y as we find ourselves with desires of digital entrepreneurship and having to stick out from a sea of candidates when we’re on the job [...] Read more »

3 Ways to Overcome Gen Y Stereotypes

Today we have a lovely guest post from Graduate Jobs, an independent UK based website that both small and large organizations use to post their jobs for college grads. They also allow candidates to make profiles and search for jobs that match their background. Pretty nifty, right?  Jonathan is a recent Business & Management graduate [...] Read more »

Tips for a Tough Emotional Job Hunt

As someone who does countless screenings and interviews each week sometimes I get the joy (note sarcasm) of dealing with some very emotional people. Don't get me wrong, I understand that things aren't as easy as they used to be. I also understand that it's very easy to take rejection personally. But getting high and [...] Read more »