job search advice

job search advice

Never Worry about What Others Think

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
Loading...

Being concerned with what others think is one of the biggest mistakes people make. Rather than focusing on who they want to be and what they want to do, many people live their lives more concerned about how they look to others. Deep down inside you is...

continue reading >>

Filed under Featured, Goal Setting 16 Comments  

How to Talk about Other Interviews in Your Interviews

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (3 votes, average: 4.67 out of 5)
Loading...

One of the questions I receive quite often from people I work with is whether or not they should talk about other interviews while they are interviewing with a potential employer. Let me emphasize one thing: This is one of the more important questions...

continue reading >>

Filed under Advancement, Featured, Finding a Job 3 Comments  

Choose Your Frames of Reference Wisely

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (3 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)
Loading...

I spent the summer following my first year of law school working at the Department of Justice (the “DOJ”) in Washington, DC. The entire summer and the events leading up to it resulted in one of the strangest experiences I have ever had. After...

continue reading >>

Filed under Featured, Finding a Job 22 Comments  

Your Beliefs about Yourself Are Controlling Your Destiny

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
Loading...

When you go down any street in virtually any major urban environment in the world,  you’ll see people living on the street. I’ve lived in Europe, Asia, and all over the United States. Wherever I’ve gone, I’ve seen people living...

continue reading >>

Filed under Featured, Getting Ahead, Life Lessons 18 Comments  

Find the Best Target Audience for Your Skills

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
Loading...

When I was about 13 years old, my parents sent me to a small, private school that catered to children from the wealthiest families in the Detroit area. The school was unusual in that it went out of its way to assist the wealthiest students and seemed...

continue reading >>

Filed under Featured, Life Lessons 15 Comments  

The Greatest Secret of Billionaires, 95-Year-Old Attorneys and the Retirement Myth

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
Loading...

I have been in Las Vegas this week, and a good five or six times, I have heard various people talk about how Steve Wynn does this, or Steve Wynn does that. There is absolutely no question that Wynn is a successful guy, and I would love to go over and...

continue reading >>

Filed under Featured, Getting Ahead, How to Succeed 9 Comments  

Don’t Be Persuaded by Others Who Tell You How to Do Your Job Search

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
Loading...

Several years ago, I was sitting at my desk when my secretary ran into my office. She told me the career services dean of a major American law school was on the telephone, demanding to speak with me, and that she was extremely angry. I took the call...

continue reading >>

Filed under Featured, Finding a Job, The Role of Jobs in Today’s World 2 Comments  

You Need to Have Desire to Achieve Your Goals

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (4 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)
Loading...

In order for you to achieve the things you are capable of, you need to constantly be creating goals for yourself and create a massive desire deep down to achieve these goals. There is nothing more important than having a desire deep down to achieve goals....

continue reading >>

Filed under Featured, Getting Ahead, Goal Setting 12 Comments  

Go Beneath the Surface to Find a Job

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...

One of the most interesting theories about life on earth involves the notion that it exists in conditions in which conventional wisdom says it shouldn’t. Carl Wirson of the Wood’s Hole Oceanographic Institution wrote in a 1991 paper: In 1991,...

continue reading >>

Filed under Featured, Life Lessons 1 Comment  

Your Life Is Controlled by Your Decisions and Your Commitment to Them

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
Loading...

Over 20 years ago, I was at a relative’s house in the country and he made a crazy statement (which he appeared to believe) that all Japanese were Jewish, and that was why they were in the process of controlling all the car manufacturing in the world,...

continue reading >>

Filed under Featured, Life Lessons 27 Comments  

  showing 1-10 of 28   NEXT »

BCG FEATURED JOB

Junior Commercial Litigation Attorney with products liability experience

USA-AZ-Phoenix

Phoenix office of our client seeks junior commercial litigation attorney with 1-...

Learn More

Employment Defense Attorney with 5+ years of litigation experience

USA-CA-Los Angeles

Los Angeles office of our client seeks employment defense attorney with 5+ years...

Learn More

IP Patent Attorney with 2-5 years of computer engineering experience

USA-WI-Milwaukee

Milwaukee office of our client seeks intellectual property patent attorney with ...

Learn More

TOP LEGAL JOB

  • SEARCH LEGAL JOBS

RELEVANT JOBS

Legal Secretary

USA-FL-Fort Lauderdale

Prestigious and long established boutique law firm downtown Fort Lauderdale seeks an experienced civ...

Learn More

BUSINESS IMMIGRATION PARALEGAL

USA-CA-Los Angeles

Under the supervision of lead attorneys, the firm is seeking a paralegal who will be responsible for...

Learn More

BUSINESS IMMIGRATION ATTORNEY MID-LEVEL OR SENIOR

USA-CA-Los Angeles

The firm is seeking a business immigration attorney who will work closely with clients on business i...

Learn More

Job Market

Choose Your Negotiations Wisely

By on Oct 18,2017

Everything is negotiable, and thus it is important that you choose your negotiations wisely. First, judge your negotiating environment and determine when you can and cannot negotiate; in many important matters, negotiating may actually work to your detriment. Your success in both career and life depends far more on your contributions than your negotiating skill, and having things offered to you is always preferable to demanding them.

continue reading

recent posts

Want Powerful Career Advice?

Get my free newsletter and strategies that make people successful




Subscribe!