Interview Preparation

Three Pronged Approach To Landing a Job

Recently, I have been bombarded by requests by friends, family and clients to help them find a job. Unfortunately, there is no secret to landing a job especially with this terrible economy with the real unemployment (including those who are involuntarily working part time because they cannot find a Read More


Please Catch Me Live On WGN Radio Saturday, January 14th

If you get a chance, I’ll be live on WGN Radio on Saturday, January 14TH from 10:15 to 10:25 a.m. CST (720 on the AM dial).

I will be discussing my expertise and upcoming, January 24th symposium on applying SEO (Search Engine Optimization) to job-hunting. Please go to http://www.meetup.com/chicago-seo/events/45640522/Read More


Unemployment Drops To 8.6%; TIME TO SHARPEN YOUR INTERVIEW SKILLS

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported this morning that the U.S. labor market strengthened in November, as private employers continued to add jobs at a healthy pace and the unemployment rate fell to its lowest level since March 2009. Nonfarm payrolls rose by 120,000 last month. Private companies grew … Read More


Interviews Are Important Even In the UFC!

One of my main mantras is: selling yourself in interviews is the most important part of landing a job. This took new meaning on MMA’s (Mixed Martial Arts) highest stage; the UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship)!

Nick Diaz, a fighter scheduled for a welterweight championship bout on October 29th, failed … Read More


ZERO JOBS CREATED IN AUGUST: SEO Remains An Answer

The U.S. economy failed to add jobs for the first time in almost a year, holding the unemployment rate constant at 9.1% and sending policymakers scrambling for answers to this dreadful labor market! Nonfarm payrolls were unchanged last month — the worst result since a small decline in Sept. Read More