Tag Archives: motivation

Managing Interns: Tips and Advice

I saw a set of questions online about how to manage and mentor marketing interns.  As I used to manage and mentor lots of consultants including interns when I worked for Deloitte, I wanted to share my 2 cents.   The questions didn’t specify whether these were high school, college, or MBA interns, so I…  ...  read more

Laid Off? Now What – 5 Things to Do

You have just been laid off.  Now what?  This can be a confusing and stressful time, and sometimes well-meaning friends don’t know what to say or how to help.   Don’t worry!  Your fellow readers Tamara, Ajantha, Judy and I have some great tips for you.  The best way to move forward after being laid off…  ...  read more

Build Momentum with a Census Job

Every 10 years, the US government conduct Census to take a snapshot of our population, determining how many people reside within the nation’s borders, who they are, and where they live..  It’s a massive effort and therefore will require hundreds of thousand of people to work for a few months in their local areas. I know a…  ...  read more

13 Funniest Resume Bloopers

Time to take a break from your job search efforts and check out the 150 funniest resume mistakes.  If you thought you are having a hard time with finding a job, imagine these people.  This read will cheer you up.  Here are my 13 favorites. Hobbies: “enjoy cooking Chinese and Italians” “I’m intrested to here…  ...  read more

Ignore What-ifs, Just Do it

It is hard work to look for a job or to take our careers to the next level.  Often we have to learn new skills and conquer new challenges in order to make progress.   This is much easier said than done.  We are all creatures of comfort and doing anything new can often invoke confusion…

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Ask for Help

It doesn’t matter how old you are and how skilled you are, it’s always a good idea to ask for help or a second opinion.  Tom Peters, the author of “In Search of Excellence” agrees. I attended a “Newpreneur of the Year” finale event a month ago in San Francisco sponsored by INC and Alibaba.com….  ...  read more

For Lease Still

If you are wondering if the economy is recovering or not, all you need to do is look around at how many for lease signs are still out there at any neighborhood. I was just in San Mateo and walk about 7 blocks and saw at least 5 major retail space for lease. I also…

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