Tag Archives: Job search

Career Success

What defines a “successful” career? Money? Power? Prestige? Popularity? Too often we define success by looking in the review mirror. We look at our accomplishments to see how our peers and employers value our contribution — measured by our salary, position, or influence. In other words, we let the market be our measure of success… Read More »

The Myth of “Who You Know”

We’ve all heard the admonition: “It’s not what you know. It’s who you know.” Indeed, a recent Hudson Survey found that more than half of all employees found their current job through someone they know, suggesting that it does in fact boil down to… Who you know. I’ve heard many job seekers complain that “It’s… Read More »