• Real Food for Thought
    Have you read the book “In Defense of Food” by Michael Pollen? (You can check the trailer at http://www.foodincmovie.com/. It is a great book that highlights our habit of eating high calorie, low nutrient food “products” and identifies the benefits of eating real food, the kind that our Grandparents would actually recognize as food. In a …
  • Stand Out with Stories
    I know I say this all the time, but I just love a good story. What is life anyway but a collection of stories. What do we remember and repeat…stories. When I interview candidates I want to hear a story that paints a picture of who this candidate really is, what they have really done.  …
  • Social Graces When Social Networking
    Whether you are actively or passively looking for a new or better career opportunity, it is important to acclimate yourself to some new tools and technologies – specifically Social Networking. As a recruiter, I can’t read a blog or attend a conference without Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and social networking sites being mentioned and highlighted. Have …
  • Avoid the Black Hole!
    You want your resume to quickly demonstrate your fit, right?
  • The Energy of Spring
    March certainly “came in like a lion” for those of us in the Northland, bringing days of sub-zero temperatures and late season snow. It just seemed wrong. Those days forced me to remember why I live here! This past week however, there were a few sunny days in the 50’s that allowed my husband Jim …
  • Be True.
    Have any of you watched the new series “Lie to Me”?  I find myself fascinated with the science around lying. Was does it mean when our brow furrows, our lips twitch, our eyes squint? My son recently had an incident helping a stranger who ended up robbing him. Later he reflected that his gut told …