• Keyot’s Anjie Cayot gives advice to young job seekers in CBS-TV interview
    Appearing on CBS affiliate WCCO’s Mid-Morning News, Keyot Managing Partner/President Anjie Cayot offered helpful advice to recent and soon-to-be college graduates who may be struggling to find work. Keyot will offer even more advice during an interactive online panel discussion on July 14. The LIVE From the Keyot Cafe event will focus on how to …
  • Tips for the Seasoned Job Seeker
    I have become a woman of a certain age.  I am coming up on a “significant” birthday. Of course “significant” is relative right?   21 was significant, 30, 40, etc.  all for different reasons and accompanied with different levels of excitement or dread associated with those numbers.   I am going to be 60.  Significant.  I am …
  • Staying Positive When Your Client is “Nuts”
    If a client wasn’t growing, changing, implementing, building the organization of the future, they wouldn’t need a consultant.  If a client was content with the status quo, they wouldn’t need a consultant. That said, as a consultant you will find yourself on occasion questioning the past decisions or current decisions a client is making.  How …
  • Tips For the Job Seeker of a Certain Age
    Age….I was highlighted in the paper recently and the first thing mentioned right behind my name was my age.   I winced.  I work in an industry interviewing people and age isn’t something I can ask candidates about.    I couldn’t help thinking about the relevancy of putting it in the paper.   And just like the candidates …
  • Interview Preparation – Risk Mitigation
    If you are a consultant you know that all planning includes Risk Mitigation.   You give significant thought to all the possible things that can go wrong and plan to ensure they don’t.  Consultants have real strength in this space by experience and training.  Ironically, those skills don’t always translate to their personal interview process.   Over …
  • Spring-Time to Take Stock
    Those in the upper Midwest know the struggles of a long cold winter and appreciate every green bud, ray of sunshine and flower breaking through the earth; we take stock.   We rake and clean up what has been left of winter and dispose of the accumulated debris.  We check for winter’s damage and losses.   …