​3 soft skills you need for a STEM job

​3 soft skills you need for a STEM job

It’s no surprise that soft skills — like your ability to connect with colleagues on an interpersonal level — are important in nearly every industry. In the STEM field, these skills are often an afterthought for highly-technical jobs. Still, they are crucial to getting...
How to answer the most common job interview question

How to answer the most common job interview question

Question: How do I answer this interview question: “Tell me about yourself”? I struggle with that. How to answer the most common job interview question. #job interviewClick To Tweet Advice from Dana: I think you are in good company. Most people approach...
7 habits that will kill your next job interview

7 habits that will kill your next job interview

So many of my clients and readers say, “I aced the interview, but I don’t know why I didn’t get a call for the next round.” Well, I guess you didn’t ace the interview, did you? Sometimes you do well but they go with another candidate for...
The best questions to ask during a job interview

The best questions to ask during a job interview

I once wrote about questions that YOU ask during an interview that sabotage your chances of winning the job. The big mistakes include asking about pay, asking about training programs, asking questions that you can easily find on the Internet, and not coming prepared...
7 ways MBA programs have changed recently

7 ways MBA programs have changed recently

You worked hard to earn your MBA, maybe even got it from one of the very top schools. So you are familiar with how they work. Even if your diploma is only 10 years old, a lot has changed since you walked across that graduation stage. I spoke with Paul Ollinger, a...
Is your attire sabotaging your job interview?

Is your attire sabotaging your job interview?

Wrinkled clothing. Scuffed shoes. Too much makeup or cologne. These are just a few of the dress and grooming faux pas that can botch a job seeker’s first impression with employers — a moment that is critical in determining whether a job seeker secures an offer. In a...