Episode Number 71 - 06.07.11

What ‘Angry Birds’ Can Teach You About Getting Hired Part IV

You've gotta be more than the red bird!

Last week renowned “headhunter” and recruiter Skip Freeman shared how job seekers can become “more than just the red bird” by truly differentiating ourselves. Read More

Episode Number 70 - 05.31.11

What ‘Angry Birds’ Can Teach You About Getting Hired Part III

How's your aim?

If you missed the second article of Skip Freeman’s “What ‘Angry Birds’ Can Teach You About Getting Hired,” you should check it out.

In today’s article, Freeman talks about differentiation. Don’t differentiate, and you’re done. Like all the other “red birds.” Read More

Episode Number 68 - 05.23.11

What ‘Angry Birds’ Can Teach You About Getting Hired Part II

Where are YOU aiming.

It’s true. The uber-popular smart phone, tablet, Ipad & PC game ‘Angry Birds’ can teach us a thing or two about getting hired. Part 1 showed us that our short-term memory can help or hurt us, big-time.

Nationally recognized recruiter Skip Freeman, author of best-selling, Headhunter Hiring Secrets, and CEO of The HTW Group, has written a series entitled: “What ‘Angry Birds’ Can Teach You About Getting Hired.” Freeman is an expert on the DOs and DON’Ts for job seekers during the search and hiring process. In Part II, he explores breaking through the lair – the barriers companies set up to keep you out.

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Episode Number 67 - 05.20.11

What ‘Angry Birds’ Can Teach You About Getting Hired.

Learn secrets that will get you hired.

Angry Birds can help you land a job. What??? It’s true.

In addition to being the #1 paid app in the galaxy, the wildly popular game for smart phones, Ipads, PCs, Macs, etc., also contains job hunting nuggets of wisdom.

I recently connected with nationally recognized recruiter Skip Freeman, President & CEO of The HTW Group (HTW = Hire to Win), and author of the best-selling book, “HeadHunter Hiring Secrets.” We talked about the 2nd half, and one of its biggest challenges- unemployment. Skip being the generous sort, then offered to share a series of articles he’s written, “What ‘Angry Birds’ Can Teach You About Getting Hired.” Looking for work? Read on for Part 1.

P.S. Don’t worry if you don’t play Angry Birds, we’ve inserted a few short demonstration clips. But to see what all the fuss is about and download a version, click here. Read More

Episode Number 65 - 05.13.11

A Family Tree Discovery

Like puzzles? You might like genealogy work.

While searching my family tree on Ancestry.com a few weeks ago in preparation for this week’s initial ancestry episode, I came across a “puzzle” piece. A relative I’d never met. Her name is Cynthia. Curiosity piqued, I needed to find out more.  Read More