Two Career Tools for a Job Search

Is it time for you to look for a new job? Or, thinking about looking for a new job? If so, you want to know about two tools: understanding your career anchors and mining your career timeline. I just read about Edgar Schein’s Career Anchors. The 8 anchors are:...

Five Tips to Hiring a Generalizing Specialist

We talk a lot in agile about generalizing specialists. Scott Ambler has a terrific essay on what a generalizing specialist is: Has one or more technical specialties… Has at least a general knowledge of software development. Has at least a general knowledge of...

Survey on Job Finding

A undergraduate student sent me this survey about finding a job. I said I would post it for him. Here is the link: https://www.survio.com/survey/d/C8M4I3F8F9M7L4Y7S?preview=1#.VGjJg3Gqov1.gmail If you are looking for a job, please help this Italian undergrad, studying...

Do Your Ads Reflect Your Job and Culture?

If you are like many hiring managers I know, you don’t like to write job ads. You find them boring to write. When they are boring to write, many candidates find them boring to read. You don’t have to make your ads boring. Have you read Pradeep...