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Executive Interview Mistake: Leading with the Achievement Chin


executive interview mistake leading achievement chinAfter I graduated Cornell in 1992, I interviewed with The Four Seasons Clift Hotel in San Francisco for an Assistant Restaurant Manager role.

I had made it through the interviews with the HR, F&B manager and Assistant General Manager.

I was to interview with the General Manager for the final interview.

I felt good going into the interview. I graduated from a great school with a hotel degree. I had strong internship experience at a Caribbean resort and work experience at other stateside hotels.

Specifically, I was proud of the work I did at the Caribbean resort where I had worked for over 2 summers. I created job descriptions, set up a performance appraisal system and also trained the management on how to apply the system.Continue Reading…

Election-Proof Your Career: 15 Ways to Win – No Matter Who Wins


election-proof your careerWorried about your job with the political jockeying and economic churning occurring each day?

Whatever happens in Washington or Wall Street over the next few months, the fact remains that the uncertainty posed by the election and global fiscal incidents have many people worried about how it will affect their job. 

Does this describe you? 

Executives are rumbling loudly about how the fiscal and electoral outcome can affect the workplace. 

Despite this growing concern, I believe you can triumph in this economic turmoil and political uncertainty.  

“How?” you ask…Continue Reading…