What The Pros Know About Networking That You Don’t

When I was on the Today Show a couple years ago, I sat down to prep a few minutes before air time. About 45 seconds before we went live, Meredith Viera came onto set. She took one look at the topic sheet, then reached out to shake all of our hands. In the next 30 seconds, she asked a couple ...

How to use Natural Networking to connect with anyone — including the exact email scripts

How many of us have heard career experts telling us to “go out there and network”? What does that actually mean? They never seem to specify. So we end up going to 1 or 2 pointless networking events, which actually turn out to be a bunch of unemployed people looking for jobs, until we realize the pointlessness of random networking. ...

How to write a resume that wins

Last night, 3,000+ IWT readers from all over the world tuned in, live, to learn the inside techniques to craft a winning resume. These are the same techniques I used to get jobs at Google, Intuit, and many other companies. Attention jackasses: These are not my curtains. I'm not 78 years old. I was at a hotel. I had ...

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Tonight: Live Resume Boot Camp

Welcome to Week 2 of the 3-week Dream Job Boot Camp. As you know, I got tired of seeing the same old career advice from 68-year-old people who have never been through serious recruiting. As a result, even when they tried to offer advice -- even when they genuinely believed it would help! -- it really didn’t. There’s ...

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Losers love tactics

Here is a fascinating insight I discovered out of the millions of emails I have tested and sent to my IWT Insider’s List: You would think the best emails I send are the value-packed psychological insights, or the marketing nuggets, or the interviews I do with close friends like BJ Fogg and Tim Ferriss. Nope. The single-best email I ...

The Principle of Decommoditization: How to stand out to hiring managers

Many of us are starting to realize that doing the same thing as everyone else doesn’t work any more. We have a deep invisible script that if we simply work harder than other people, we’ll win. But that's a lie. I remember hanging out with a college friend of mine right before she started law school. I always ...