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Why Sales is an awesome career despite what others say Ep 20 Daily DANDAN

Aug 2nd in Building Wealth, Career Management, Success, Thought leadership


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Why an MBA is NOT Worth the Investment

Aug 1st in Reading, Personal, Interview, Career Management, Success, Thought leadership

Having been a headhunter for top positions from executive level and below, I can honestly and sincerely tell you, most companies nowadays don't care about an MBA degree at all

Before everyone freaks out and decries this post, hear me out. Here is Why an MBA is NOT Worth the Investment. 

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How to network effectively and reduce your anxiety

Jul 31st in Arrange Your Arsenal, Dictate Your Destiny, Nail Your Narrative, Never Stop Networking!, Personal


Communication Hacks that will change your life: Ep 18 Daily DANDAN

Jul 30th in Nail Your Narrative, Never Stop Networking!, Thought leadership


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3 Networking Tips for Introverts

Jul 29th in

As a top-billing headhunter, I have worked with every personality type you can imagine, largely categorized as introverts and extroverts. The modern glorification of the "extrovert" phenotype over-exaggerates the benefits of extroversion and neglects the power of being quiet (based on the famous book by Susan Cain, entitled Quiet).

I am an ambivert (a concept discussed in Daniel Pink's To Sell Is Human), a social chameleon who can modulate between the 2 extremes. Here are 3 Networking Tips for Introverts from an ambivert's standpoint which has helped me reap the benefits of both worlds.

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3 Reasons Why Cover Letters Don't Matter Anymore

Jul 28th in Arrange Your Arsenal, Career Management, Coaching

In my experience as a headhunter, I never once sent a candidate's cover letter to any client, whether it was for an analyst-level or for a C-level role. Can you believe that? Well, it's true. 

It's incredible to see so many universities, organizations, and "career coaches" talk about the importance of spending such an inordinate amount of time on outdated application materials. I would argue a large amount career coaching available is incorrect and inapplicable to most of today's audience/recruitment practices. In fact, the recruitment process at companies are changing at such a rapid pace, these "old school" documents matter less and less.

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Why Job Descriptions don't mean anything and what you can do about it: Daily DANDAN Ep 17

Jul 27th in Arrange Your Arsenal, Thought leadership