Oct 28 2014

LeBron James and Leonardo Share a Core Value: Lifelong Learning

Today, a prospective employer might look at Leonardo’s resume and be troubled by his seeming lack of focus. Leonardo, though, was not a jack of all trades and master of none. He was a master of many, and his mastery came about because he never stopped learning. Never stop learning and opportunities will never stop […]

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Oct 17 2014

Top 5 Bay Area Startup Companies for Job Seekers

Trying to figure out which are the right startups to consider in your job search? The top startup companies for technology job seekers in the San Francisco Bay Area (including Silicon Valley), ranked by LinkedIn are: 1. Lytro: Mountain View, CA: Lytro is transforming the camera into a powerful computational photography platform, forever changing the […]

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Oct 15 2014

Is a Job Interview the same as a sales call?

Is a job interview exactly like a sales call? No, there are clear differences. An interview is not an explicit demonstration of what you can do. Instead, you’ll be asked about your background and your accomplishments. You’ll talk about yourself and your work history. Through all of that, you’ll be selling. Your interviewer is, in essence, […]

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Oct 09 2014

Goodbye Google. Farewell Complacency

Michael Peggs publicly (very publicly) told the world last week that Google is not always the dream job. He had pre-announced his departure on September 16 in an article in the Huffington Post, called “I’m Quitting Google in 10 Days: In Search of Me, Myself and I.” He’s not going to get sympathy as he […]

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