by Kurt Schmidt
- Posts Tagged "leadership"
Everyday Career Advice That’s Not Everyday: Desperation – Going Rogue!
I keep thinking about a candidate I recently stopped working with. He’s a very good upper middle management supply chain professional who has gotten stuck and is currently with a smaller, unstable company. I like him. He’s a good guy. [...]read more
Everyday Career Advice That’s Not Everyday: Target Your Search – Don’t Apply to Everything!
This is a partial email conversation with a candidate I’m working with and marketing. He sends me job leads to explore on his behalf via my network, which is something I do a lot of and I’m good at. He’s definitely [...]read more
Quora: What is the best way to find an entry level job after getting your degree?
Quora Question: What is the best way to find an entry level job after getting your degree? “I’m finding it frustrating that after a few months I am still not able to find work. I graduated cum laude and even [...]read more
Quora: What career path should a college student take to become a recruiter?
Quora Question: What career path should a college student take to become a recruiter? To become a recruiter in the technology industry, what path should a college student take when leaving college? What skills are important, and what sort of [...]read more
MoJo Search Holiday Promotion – Starting at $0.99!
Still shopping for Christmas gifts? Know someone looking for a job? Get the unemployed person you love Modern Job Search and help them get their job search on the right track! Modern Job Search goes on sale starting Friday, December 19th at [...]read more
IMPORTANT: Never resign until you know for sure!
Susan Adam’s recent Forbes column, “How A Criminal Background Check Can Cost You The Job” is a necessary read for pretty much anyone who is looking for a job in today’s market. All of my large corporate clients do background checks and [...]read more
Because You’re Doing It Wrong: “Why You Hate Networking” via Forbes
Everything everyone reads or writes about networking always focuses on how to do it to advance your own goals – selfishly, efficiently, designed to get what you want. Is it any wonder you feel dirty after doing it? Susan Adam’s [...]read more
“The First 90 Days” by Michael Watkins
A candidate I recently worked with told me she was reading Michael D. Watkins’ “The First 90 Days” ahead of starting at her new job. I haven’t read it yet myself, but based on the excerpts and reviews I read [...]read more
Fun with Inc.’s “10 Words Terrible Leaders Always Use”
Just for fun I created a (slightly awkward) sentence using all 10 of Inc.’s “10 Words Terrible Leaders Always Use.” Okay, so my sentence isn’t perfect but it was an entertaining little exercise in word-play. It does sound kind of [...]read more