Recently I had an interview, that I assure you, are what horror stories are based off. Yes, it was quite in fact, that tragically awful. I have never been one to boast on my interview skills; in fact, it is something I am oft quick to state that I am not good at. Hone and … Continue reading Horror Story Interview 101
1. Lifehacker.com – aka how to hack, download (And even fold your shirt in 2.0 seconds flat!); but instead of doing anything, it just results me in having 1million tabs open of articles, ideas, and inventions I want to try… which leads me to the 2nd most offending tab hog. 2.Wikipedia.com – Marketing to Market … Continue reading Top 10 List of Productivity Sites That Turn Me Unproductive.
I am blessed that the career opportunities that I have had in the past, have usually lead to the development of some amazing people that continue to be accolades in my life. That being said, one thing that I have been hearing lately from all different characters from all different walks of life, is that … Continue reading The power of WE vs. ME!
Talk is great; especially if it leads to action. However, I encounter situations so often, that where great discussions occur but rarely develop or lead to a specific defined call to action. This is especially true when it comes to companies I interview with. My name is Blair Pettrey; and in every capacity of only … Continue reading Hone & Own (In Your Market).
Companies and employers need to remember that the hiring process is a critical part of their marketing and public relations. Not only are you drawing in countless resumes, thus having people promote and learn more about your company; you are then bringing in the best of those resume’s for interviews; which showcases YOU (the face … Continue reading Thanks (for not sucking)!
I’m a big fan of analogies; and it seems Frank Turner’s music is capable of relating to so many different things. This weekend, as I was doing some ‘internet researching’ while listening to my beloved Frank, I realized that yet again, Frank was speaking to me. In a true to his character manner, Frank has … Continue reading WE’RE DEFINITELY GOING TO HELL…
… And confident in yourself and your abilities. And passionate. And enthusiastic!It’s no lie that career searching can either be amazing, or completely sucktastic! With every résumé that is thrown away, deleted, or ignored; and every interview that I botch no matter how perfect I would be… my spirits could feel crushed time and time again. The entire process … Continue reading The importance of being earnest