Underutilized career hack

Ask your headhunter for career advice. Last week I had a long conversation with a McKinsey consultant. He is not ready to move yet. I agree he shouldn’t move at this time based on his tenure and career goals. But he reached out to me to get advice how to think about the following: – […]

Top 5 video call mistakes

A big part of my job consists of doing interviews and client calls via video conference, even before Covid 19. In total I have participated in over 1,500 video calls. Time and again I see people making the same mistakes that make it hard for them to get their message across. Avoid these 5 top […]

How to prepare for a headhunter interview

This is an important conversation and will have impact on your career not only for the near-term, but also for the mid- to long-term future. Headhunters can be powerful allies for your career (some people call them king makers for a reason). Make the most of this opportunity and don’t just wing it. Spend an […]

Video interviews: tips from the battlefield

A video interview is always better for you than a voice call. You can use your body language, gestures and facial expressions to complement your words. Also you can adjust your message based on the reactions of your interviewer. But there are also pitfalls you need to avoid. I have done more than 1,000 video […]