Tag Archives: email

Cell Phone Etiquette

This very curious email came to me through a contact at MyCFONetwork, asking for my thoughts … In the past two days, I have been privy to listen to someone pitching a new business idea to a colleague and also … Continue reading

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CFOs, Social Media, and Email

Remember when … –The Post Office was actually relevant because all correspondence came through your mailbox? –IBM Selectric typewriters and “White Out” transformed office environments? –30-second jingles heard on TV were “the” advertising medium? And then … –Mail was first … Continue reading

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The Rules Have Changed

So the question becomes, are you playing by the new rules or the old rules? As “The New Trouble on the Line” points out, the game has changed and the new rules are catching candidates by surprise. It’s a good … Continue reading

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Non-Social Social … the New Norm?

My son-in-law and I were spending some time bonding on Saturday, interacting together while simultaneously checking our crackberries. Our society is quickly moving towards being non-socially social. Have you noticed how many people walk around with a beetle attached to … Continue reading

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What’s in Your Signature Block?

An easy – and often overlooked – opportunity to extend your digital footprint occurs every time you send out an email. What’s in your signature line and what does it say about you? Here are some suggestions for building a … Continue reading

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Two More Linked In Mistakes

One of my very brilliant colleagues, Louise Fletcher (@louise_fletcher), just tweeted about a great article she penned on seven common mistakes made in creating a Linked In profile. I’ll add two more. –Not having recommendations Some recruiters will pass you by, not … Continue reading

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Missed Opportunities

You miss 100% of the opportunities you never receive. Having an email address specifically for the purpose of finding a job, with the intent of disabling it once you land, is a short–term job search strategy. Securing a permanent email … Continue reading

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