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Jul 31st

 

How to network effectively and reduce your anxiety


Jul 30th

 

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


3 Networking Tips for Introverts
Jul 29th

3 Networking Tips for Introverts


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

3 Reasons Why Cover Letters Don't Matter Anymore


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organizations, and "career coaches" talk about the importance of spending such an inordinate amount of time on outdated application materials.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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Jul 27th

 

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


Jul 26th

 

How to get promoted in the modern corporate environment: Ep 16 Daily DANDAN