Once upon a time, when you asked someone “What are you doing? or “What do you plan to do after college?”, the reply would be: “Engineer”, “Doctor”, “Scientist” or “Businessman”. But nowadays, if you ask people what do they do, be prepared to get some unexpected and surprising responses. Careers and professions have changed dramatically and in some curious directions. […]

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Getting a job in today’s market can be very difficult. As a recruiter people are always coming up to me and telling me their horror stories of how they are out of work, can’t get an interview or aren’t being made offers. I sympathize with them because I know how hard it can be. If I post a position I […]

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I was in business school at a very bad time. Whereas alumni who graduated years before me had job offers, sometimes up to five of them, in hand before graduation, my class was not as lucky. In fact, we were going to graduate right at a time when companies were laying off people. It is discouraging to find out that […]

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How lucky are you, and why? If you were a box of cereal, what would you be and why? How many square feet of pizza is eaten in the US each year? The famed ‘curveball question’ was once the sole preserve of mega-corporations like Apple. However, their popularity as a recruitment tool has grown, and interviewers around the world now […]

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