How Is That Working For You?
Thought Leaders, Visionaries and Other BS Phrases Keeping You from Getting The Gig.
How is that working for you?
It can be anything. Your relationship. Your job. Your business. Your health. Hopefully your answer is, “It’s working like a champ” or “Couldn’t be better” But that isn’t always the answer is it?
We all give a brave face and say things are awesome and working, but really? Over the years that simple phrase has acted like a mirror in my life and others I’ve worked with.
This generic label is holding you back from getting noticed by employers
Apparently I either haven’t had enough fiber in my diet lately or just had too many margaritas last night because I woke up cranky. It didn’t help that the first thing I read was an article talking about the over use of self proclaimed and inflated monikers on LinkedIn Bios and profiles.
Do you give any serious thought to naming your documents? You know, when you are working on a word document and need to save it... do you really give any real thought about what to call it... specifically your resume? Of course not, you call it resume or better yet "My resume" and move on.
I realize that this scintillating topic ranks just behind flossing and lawn maintenance and is probably not on the Top 80 of things you give a #@& about.... BUT let me tell you why this casual and seemingly innocent thing can inadvertently impact your first impression, how you're perceived by a recruiter or employer and label you a lazy sack right from the start.