Bud Bilanich

How to Make Your Career Come up Aces

I was doing a little pre spring cleaning in my office the other day and came across a card that I’ve held on to for over 30 years. I got it when I heard a talk by Robert Henry,…

- 1 week, 10 hours, 13 minutes ago

How Not to Answer Important Interview Questions

Here’s a little humor for a Monday morning. http://www.fastcompany.com/3040884/how-you-really-sound-in-job-interviews. As they say, perception is reality. You need to create the…

- 1 week, 1 day, 5 hours, 32 minutes ago

Make Your LinkedIn Profile Recruiter Friendly

As a career mentor, I know the value of LinkedIn for building professional relationships — especially when you’re looking for a job. This article shows you a few tricks to…

- 1 week, 1 day, 7 hours, 45 minutes ago

Life Lessons From a 95 Year Old Nun

Saturday morning I called Sister Mary Eligia, my 95 year old aunt, to say hello. She is in a wheelchair and is almost blind due to complications from macular degeneration. One of the first…

- 1 week, 1 day, 10 hours, 30 minutes ago

Looking for a Job? Set Yourself Apart. Do Something That Only 7% of Job Seekers Do

I was doing a webinar yesterday and got to chatting about Equinox CEO Harvey Spevak’s success advice — “Put yourself in a position to be lucky.” During the webinar…

- 1 week, 4 days, 5 hours, 11 minutes ago

Build Your Self Confidence: Get Fully Committed

Self confidence, along with a clearly defined purpose, a strong commitment to taking personal responsibility for your success, and a set of career management competencies are the keys to a…

- 1 week, 4 days, 7 hours, 26 minutes ago

What Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” Speech Means for Your Life and Career Success

I send motivational quotes to my members every day. I came across this one from Dr. Norman Vincent Peale, author of the famous book The Power of Positive Thinking. “Formulate and…

- 1 week, 4 days, 9 hours, 58 minutes ago

Put Yourself in a Position to be Lucky

Harvey Spevak is the CEO of Equinox Holdings, a fitness company. He has some very interesting advice on staying healthy so you can perform at your best. Exercise in the morning. It…

- 1 week, 5 days, 5 hours, 43 minutes ago

Stop Presenting Yourself as Damaged Goods

You can’t land a job if you present yourself as damaged goods. In this video my friend JT O’Donnell, founder of Careerealism and Career HMO, points out that being out of work…

- 1 week, 5 days, 8 hours, 58 minutes ago

How To Choose a Career Coach

Many people come to me with questions about coaching. Most want to know how to choose the right coach for them. The other day, I saw a Leadership Freak blog post by Dan Rockwell on…

- 1 week, 5 days, 9 hours, 57 minutes ago