What NOT to Wear for the Job Interview This Summer

I am looking forward to having Vicky Oliver as a guest on my CBS Radio show in September but I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to share her expert tips about dressing for job interviews in the summer months. Vicky has written five best-selling career development books, including 301 Smart Answers to Tough Business Etiquette [...]

By | June 22nd, 2013|Career Wisdom|

Interview Faux Pas

You can’t land your dream job without nailing the interview. This in-person opportunity gives you the chance to showcase your professional value and prove why you would be a great hire. But even the most seasoned careerists can have trouble interviewing.  So instead of focusing on what you should do, here are some common interview [...]

By | October 20th, 2012|Career Wisdom|

Traveling for Work

Many of us have to travel on the job and while the lure of new destinations can seem exhilarating, the realities of airport schlepping can become tiresome if you are not a savvy traveler. George Clooney had traveling light down perfectly in the movie Up in the Air but it’s inevitable that women just have [...]

By | October 13th, 2010|Career Wisdom|

You Can Tell A Lot By A Person’s Shoes

From the time I was a young girl I can remember my father polishing his shoes every night so they would be shiny and clean for his next work day. My father worked in the New York City corporate jungle of starched shirts and tailored suits. He always looked liked a consummate professional and taught [...]

By | May 24th, 2010|Career Wisdom|

Professional Poise Can Distinguish You

As an opera singer I know from experience that stage presence speaks volumes about how you are perceived. The audience forms an impression of you before you even open your mouth and the same rings true in the world of work. You have control over the way you carry and comport yourself and these traits [...]

By | March 8th, 2010|Career Wisdom|