I came across a commercial describing the supposed American dream. Actor Neal McDonough describes Europe countries “strolling” and “taking August off.” The commercial is around how American dream is to work hard and to “take only 2 weeks off in August.” The idea I took away from the commercial was not America is better than […]
Monthly Archives: March 2014
I meet a lot of jobseekers in Indianapolis. I speak at various events in Central Indiana, some of which consist entirely of people who are between jobs. But I’m getting pretty tired of some of the language that’s being used. The worst offender? Saying you “lost” your job.
I never understood how a customer could ask for samples of eight different flavors and still order vanilla. This is one of the many questions still unanswered from my first job. I was 15, and worked at Baskin-Robbins. Their ‘free sample’ policy lives on today. I recently found myself back in retail, as I took […]
Tue, March 11 2014 » Corporate Culture » 4 Comments
Indianapolis jobs are not easy to find. But here’s one element of the job search process that jobseekers seem to forget. Everyone should know you’re looking for a job. That means that within 90 seconds of running into someone you know, they should know you are looking for a job.