How To Find A Lost Reference – and Other Tips for Managing Your Professional References

– Posted in: career management, troubleshooting

Ernie asks: I strongly agree that references are of utmost importance in hiring a new person. I have hired a few dozen and was always glad that I contacted the many references I got from prospective candidates. My challenge though is that at 68 years of age, references are essentially gone due to old-age and [...]

Job Search Turnaround: A Real-Life Client Success Story

– Posted in: interviewing, Success Stories, troubleshooting

An attendee at a recent workshop sent this update about her job search turnaround:  I wanted to thank you for sharing your insights on “Ace the Interview” webinar through Columbia’s Center for Career Education a few weeks ago. I used your insights immediately after that webinar, during a phone interview with a market research consulting [...]