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10 Good Ways to 'Tell Me About Yourself'

10 Good Ways to 'Tell Me About Yourself' - Interviews
You know it’s coming. It’s the most feared question during any job interview: Do you think I would look good in a cowboy hat? Just kidding. The real question is: Can you tell me about yourself? Blecch. What a boring, vague, open-ended question. Who likes answering that? I know. I’m...

The 6 Golden Rules of Meeting Management

Meetings are unpopular because they take up time--usually that of many people. However, there are good meetings and there are bad meetings. Meetings can be an excellent use of time when they are well-run. Unfortunately, the converse is also true, and it seems that time-wasting, poorly run meetings...

Work Dilemmas You'll Likely Face - and How to Overcome Them

Work Dilemmas
There’s a Fix Does this sound familiar? Your office has a hiring freeze and your workload triples. You show up to work one day and your boss has been let go, or your co-worker Melissa has taken credit for all of your hard work again.  As a workplace advice columnist, I hear a...

5 Reasons Why Hiring Is the Single Most Important Skill for Founders

Why Hiring Is the Single Most Important Skill
1. Investors invest in people, not ideas. As much as you like your idea and believe that the market conditions are perfect, the truth is that most companies will change and adapt their product down the road. The founding vision of Slack was to build a game, Instagram started out as a...

10 tips on writing a successful CV

10 tips on writing a successful CV
When it comes to applying for a new job, your CV could be just the ticket to get you that initial foot in the door and secure an interview – but how do you ensure your CV is added to the interview pile rather than thrown straight in the bin? Putting together a successful CV is easy once you know...

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