Top 7 Questions to ask on a Job Shadow Interview

Top 7 Questions to ask on a Job Shadow Interview

So you finally got that busy professional to let you come in on a work day and shadow her. Now what? Job shadowing is a great way to observe someone at work and test drive a career BEFORE you invest your time and money. Here’s the catch. If you ask lousy questions, you will get lousy answers. I completed a survey of career experts for seven questions to help you rock your job shadow interview.  Enjoy!   1.  What is one thing that surprised you about your career/current position? Ask this question, and watch your host spill...

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A List of Mentor Resources For National Mentoring Month

A List of Mentor Resources For National Mentoring Month

“I want to close today by sharing a lesson that I’ve learned, a lesson that I try to live by.  We should always have three friends in our lives — one who walks ahead who we look up to and we follow; one who walks beside us, who is with us every step of our journeys; and then, one who we reach back for and we bring along after we’ve cleared the way.” -Michelle Obama at the National Mentoring Summit. Find out more about national mentoring month here. http://www.nationalmentoringmonth.org/ Here are some local...

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Drop The Resolutions. Try U-mail.

Drop The Resolutions. Try U-mail.

We all have that one friend. They get their gym membership Dec. 31st along with all the other resolutions they plan to break. By the time March rolls around, they find themselves discouraged, umotivated, and four pounds heavier. Whether you want to pursue business goals or lose weight by next year there is a better way. U-mail. My college buddy Ian was in a powerful national business fraternity that used a version of this technique for year long motivation. It goes like this. Print a picture of yourself on a sheet of paper. On the...

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Pre-med students get inspired at Mentoring in Medicine conference, December 2010

Hey guys here some cool things medical professionals shared about my most recent keynote at the 5th annual Mentoring in Medicine...

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We made the bestseller!

We made the bestseller!

It’s official!  We made the Amazon best seller list.  Just wanted to thank everyone that supported me in the best seller campaign, friends, family, mentors and especially Mom! You have been my rock throughout this process and I could not have gotten the number #1 book in Job Hunting and Careers without...

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How to Attract Mentors Part. I

Watch this video for crucial tips on developing your "inner game." This is the most important step because our beliefs and attitudes directly impact the caliber of mentors we attract.

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