What your LinkedIn headline means to me

Montage of linkedin headlines that came up in search
mix of headlines and profile pictures

I like people who talk about themselves. It’s more interesting than politics, or academic philosophy. Let me know what you’re doing, what you’re struggling with, what your dreams are, and I can see whether we can help each other.

Now, increasingly, more and more LinkedIn titles are meaningless. They are philosophical sales pitches that tell me nothing other than ,”I waste too much time reading advice from life coaches.” Continue reading What your LinkedIn headline means to me

How to send a rejection

We all receive rejections from time to time.  Perhaps there are some masochists who enjoy the experience, but I’m not one of them.

To add insult to injury, a few people feel the need to give mountains of unsolicited feedback in their rejection letters.  Others are terse, with annoying cliches like “you’re not a good fit.”

However, we sometimes receive a well written rejection.

Below are two examples of the right way to write a rejection: Continue reading How to send a rejection

Career Advice from a chin: Follow your dream

You may think you know what to do with the future, but do you? Are you just going to stand there picking your nose all day? If so, Chinny McGringo has a word or two to say to you.

If you can’t see the video for one reason or another, I’ll leave the following abridged transcript and screenshots.

Chinny: “You know what I always say? You know what I always say? Follow your dream, follow your dream.”

Chinny: “So the other day, by Boy comes over. And you know what I say to him? You know what I say? I say, are you just going to stand there picking your nose all day? And do you know what he says? He says-“When indecision haunts, only one chin can help

Chinny Jr: “Yeah dad, I’m just going portrait of Chinny McGringoto stand here picking my nose all day…”

 

How would you react if you were Chinny? What career tips do you have for Generations X, Y and Z?

Well, Professor Chinny McGringo knew exactly what he wanted to say, and if you watch this video, Professor McGringo may be able to help you too.