Protection vs. Projection

Protection vs. Projection

It may be scary to think about it this way, but you, my friend, have a reputation. You are continually building or validating that reputation, and you are being helped along in that endeavor by people all around you, often when you aren’t present to either...
I See Dead People

I See Dead People

Occasionally, I do weird things. Ask anybody. One such thing is communicating with the dear departed. Let me explain. It was just over a year ago that my Uncle Danny left this mortal coil. Imagine John Lennon with multiple advanced degrees, and you have a mental...

LinkedIn vs. CV

These are strange and exciting times for job-seekers; “exciting” in that scary, overwhelming way that could confuse or defeat even the most diligent soul. The wildcard for the seeker (and the hiring community) is LinkedIn. Now up to 20M+ users, there are...
I Endorse Endorsements

I Endorse Endorsements

I read another article today bagging on LinkedIn “endorsements.” Hard not to see the logic in the argument, especially when you see various skills being endorsed by people with whom you are not close. As Ms. Siegel points out, the whole endorsing process...