Chris Posti

Leave job hunt to specialist recruiters

Retained search firms are the elite of the recruiting industry. Tapped to fill C-level, strategic, hard-to-fill, and professional-level openings, retained search firms command fees of ...

Posti: Your handwriting could cost you a job

Would you like to know an unconventional yet effective way to change your behavior in the workplace or increase your odds of getting hired? Change ...

Know what you want, plan ahead to land internship

When is the best time for a college student to land an internship? Anytime they can get one! The tougher question, however, is how ...

Gendered mistakes can derail job interviews

A woman recently met with me to prepare for an interview. Currently a director, Lynn wanted to have a mock interview for the vacant C-level ...

Change, grow without switching jobs

It's a new year and you may be thinking it's time for a new job. That may be the case, but since employees change jobs ...

Purposeful approach the key to building relationships

Whatever our age, we've all been in situations where we are the new kid on the block. Whether we are brand new on the board ...

End of year good time to take stock

Here it is, nearly 2016, and if you're a Baby Boomer (born between 1946 and 1964), you might be thinking about joining the ranks of ...

Emotional intelligence crucial to meeting career goals

You've heard of IQ, but are you familiar with EQ? Your EQ — also called your emotional intelligence — is your ability to manage ...

All may not be lost if it looks like you'll lose your job

Even if you can boast of many promotions and other accolades in your career history, it can be foolhardy to presume your current job is ...

Reunion provides chance to reflect on choices then, now

In helping to organize my recent high school reunion, one of my duties was to put together a booklet of classmate profiles. Being a ...

Great coaches make best work managers

Recently, I was coaching a client on how to give feedback to one of his employees who had not been performing to expectations. While the ...