Why Speaking Opportunities Can Lead to a Job… or a Better One

Why Speaking Opportunities Can Lead to a Job… or a Better One

Why should you speak publicly while in job search mode? Because the perception of someone who delivers presentations, and who does it really well, is that they are an expert. Companies like to hire and promote experts. Research shows that speaking engagements are: Business opportunities Career opportunities Leadership opportunities Merely being in front of a … Read more

How Do I Keep An Employer from Calling My Old Boss?

How Do I Keep An Employer from Calling My Old Boss?

Question: How do I keep potential employers from calling my old boss? I fear he will say something that will ruin my job chances. Answer: Just because a potential employer asks for your former supervisor’s name and contact information on its application form doesn’t mean that you have to give it to them. In fact, … Read more