Dispelling Bad Job Interview Advice, Part 2

Frustrated with interview advice that missed the mark, I started the week with a post that provided better guidance to job seekers. Here is the next installment in the series. Question: Why have you been unemployed for such a long time? Advice given: “Cover up the question with any productive activity that you have done […]

Dispelling Bad Job Interview Advice, Part 1

I recently saw an infographic about common interview questions and short suggestions on how to answer them. Some of it was good basic information. For example, when the interviewer says, “Tell me about yourself,” the infographic recommended keeping your answer to things related to work. That’s smart because what the person in front of you […]

Good Branding is not about Slick Packaging

I had a conversation recently with an entrepreneur. Her business has had a very respectable amount of growth since she established it. She wants do all she can to continue her success, which brings her to thinking more about her brand. A well-meaning colleague gave her some advice on what she should post on her […]

Another Book Giveaway

Back when Jason Seiden announced that he was giving away copies of his book, How to Self-Destruct: Making the Least of What’s Left of Your Career, I knew that I wanted to snag some for you faithful readers of The Job Quest! I wrote to Jason, explaining that the purpose of this little blog is […]

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