Getting a job, whether it’s just for the summer or a full-time gig post graduation, requires convincing someone in an interview that you’re the person they need.   Approach the interview like it’s a job.  Don’t show up hoping you’re ready; get ready.  Prepare your … More

Just Ask:The Crate and Barrel Story

This morning I listened to the founder of Crate and Barrel describe how he and his wife came up with the idea for what has become a $1.2 billion business: they were on vacation in the Caribbean, saw stores selling European-style stuff, and so they … More

Follow up

Job Hunt Tip #142: Follow up.   Following up is the easiest thing to do yet consistently gets done the least.   I guest lecture at college classes about 6 times a semester, and no matter how many times I implore students to email me … More