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Tuesday, November 8, 2011
Find out how people in the position you’re applying for dress at that company. Then dress one—and only one—level better. If, as is the case with many startup software firms, people are wearing jeans and a t-shirt, then come to the interview in business casual pants and a collared shirt. Showing up at a startup firm like this in a suit may cause a negative first impression. How to dress for a job interview
Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Don’t forget that the interviewee once sat on the other side of the desk to get the job they currently have. You’re both breathing the same air and are more alike than you might realize. Don’t assign superhero status to the interviewer. Speak to them the way you would talk to one of your friend’s parents; be respectful, polite, concise, and natural. Accept that they’re in control (at least partially) and all you can do is represent yourself as honestly as possible. How to Stay Relaxed During a Job Interview
Thursday, February 24, 2011 Monday, February 7, 2011
The folks who hate you, they don’t know you. What they hate is whatever fun-house mirror image of you that’s out there, and they don’t know you. And so, you don’t take it personally … I think that by the time you get here, you have to have had a pretty thick skin. If you didn’t, then you wouldn’t have got here. President Obama - Bill O’Reilly’s Obama Interview Shows Media Irresponsibility, Susan Milligan
Friday, February 4, 2011
You can see inequality as being like cholesterol: good and bad. It’s good because it does provide incentive for people to work harder and to invest better and to invent things, but then on the other hand, it has a negative impact where you have an entrenched elite that basically maintains its own high position to the detriment of others. The Wealth Gap Around the World: The World Bank’s Branko Milanovic discusses The Haves and the Have-Nots
Thursday, December 9, 2010