Monthly Archives: May 2016

Three Business Lessons I Learned From My Dad

My dad owned his own business, a gas station, when I was growing up long before I had ever heard the word entrepreneur.  I started working there when I was about 9 or 10 years old and did just about everything from pumping gas and checking oil to cleaning bathrooms, sweeping floors and feeding the [...]

By | May 30th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why I started SomethingNew

20 years of being a hiring manager, 17 as a VP of Sales & Marketing, left me with a pretty good sample of the recruiting world and suffice it to say, that with rare exception (you know who you are) they sucked. Why?  Read More

By | May 26th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why your LinkedIn profile and your resume should be close but not identical.

We look at thousands of resumes and LinkedIn profiles every month in order to build relationships with top sales and marketing talent and one thing that we've noticed is that many times people's resumes are more detailed than their LinkedIn profile.  We see resumes with academic and professional achievements that are nowhere to be found [...]

By | May 23rd, 2016|Linkedin, Resumes|0 Comments

Finding Tom Brady

As hiring managers we are all looking for our own Tom Brady, right? If you followed this weekends NFL draft you heard all kind of things mentioned to try to measure future success: 40 yard dash football IQ arm strength shuttle time vertical leap production in college bench press reps height weight age and on [...]

By | May 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

You have someone for everything but…

I'm a big believer in outsourcing anything and everything that is not your core competency or saves you time and/or money.  I talk to extremely talented CEO's, VP's, all the way down to top people who are just getting started in their careers everyday and most have the same thing in common, they have people [...]

By | May 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments