Day: April 16, 2018

Returning to Work after a 10-Year Career Intermission: A Conversation with Uber’s Di…

When Sophia Vicent joined Uber Engineering as its first technical program manager in February 2014, she was nervous. It had been 10 years since she removed herself from the workforce to raise her daughter. What if her technical skills were too rusty? Could she keep up with the pace of […]

How to Hit Curveball Interview Questions Out of the Park

“If you were an animal, what kind of animal would you be?” Or how about, “What is your favorite song and can you perform it for me now?” Actual interview questions, you ask? Yep. They’ve been asked in real live interviews. Once I got, “Sell this this brick to me,” […]

Does Your Job Search Strategy Check These Boxes?

Would you ever go on a long road trip without driving directions? Sure, maybe you’d eventually get from Point A to Point B, but it wouldn’t be the most efficient or economical way to travel. Having a strategic job search plan is essentially like having a map. Job search strategies […]

What You Should (and Shouldn’t!) Say When Your Boss Has Unreasonable Expectations

Your boss is known for his totally unreasonable expectations. Rather than continuing to shoulder the burden, you know you need to speak up. But, how can you push back in a way that’s still polite and professional? Here’s exactly what you should (and shouldn’t!) say in four common situations. Read […]

Ask a Credible Career Coach: Should I Re-attach My Resume When Following Up on a Job?

You know that you should follow up in order to express your interest in a specific position. But, should you re-attach your resume when doing so? Or, does that seem presumptuous? Here’s a career coach’s advice on whether or not you should re-send your resume when you check in. Read […]