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To Start A New Tradition Try “Goofy Pageantry”

I was recently invited as a guest to A Robert Burns Supper with the St. Andrew’s Society of Philadelphia.  One of my best friends from my childhood is a long-time member of The St. Andrew’s Society along with his father … Continue reading

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Sometimes They Want To Hear How The Sausage Is Made

I recently had dinner with a friend of mine who opened my eyes so wide to something I never contemplated before that I shall forever be in her debt. We were discussing the current state of my professional existence.  Since … Continue reading

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Who Blinked First?

It is well woven in the fabric of our thinking in this country that loyalty between employer and employee has completely eroded.  The question this post seeks to explore is, “Who blinked first?” In The World’s Newest Profession, Christopher McKenna … Continue reading

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Environmentally Charged “Paradigm Discrimination”

Just about every element of the human response network is subject to the nature vs. nurture debate. And in almost all cases the answer is that a balance of the two is at play. Sometimes one is dominant and sometimes … Continue reading

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Job Roles Say Much More Than Job Titles

I cannot help but notice the importance people place on titles within an organization. We seem to have a fixation on the use of titles.  Even in my own endeavors of employment searching I have been coached on asserting a … Continue reading

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Mistakes are pathways to learning

In my most recent post of a couple weeks ago I shared my views on the value of job candidates asking powerful questions during interviews to help them assess their own thoughts towards the relationships on which they would potentially … Continue reading

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Powerful Interviewee Questions

I have been in more job interview discussions in my career than I care to count.  The vast majority of them are when I was the one interviewing the candidate.  I always invite the candidate to ask me questions either … Continue reading

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