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So You Tried the Startup Thing

This article discusses the job seekers' buyer’s remorse from having left a large financial services company and moving to a startup (loosely defined). After 6+ months there, you may fear you may have made an error. How will it look if you change jobs now, after this...

Tell Your Story!: Advice from a Job Coach

As a job coach, the following quote comes to mind: "The best arguments in the world won't change a single person's mind. The only that that will do that is a good story.”  Richard Powers Whether you are in a formal interview and get the dreaded “Tell me about...

Recognition | Respect | Relief

Thank you for reading our newsletter. This marks our 13th edition! We have adopted a new mission statement of sorts here at Mike Mittleman Career Coaching. Recognition, Respect, and Relief. You deserve all of these from your job and more. So many of us put up with bad...

In Job Search, Be The Toothpaste!

Be the toothpaste, or for that matter any consumer product. If we take a lesson from the playbook of Colgate-Palmolive or P&G, we discover that they have perfected the art of creating an impression in the consumer’s mind. Once the impression is there, buying their...