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Graduation season always reminds me of insights I have gained from my favorite graduation speech of all time. In This is Water, David Foster Wallace begins with this anecdote: “There are these two young fish swimming along, and they happen to meet an older fish swimming...

As a recruiter, I will review over 5,000 resumes this year and talk with over 1,000 candidates. In most instances, I am talking with adults – individuals who have been in the workforce for more than 5 years and who have some work experience. Recently,...

First impressions are made in the blink of an eye according to Princeton psychologists Janine Willis and Alexander Todorov in their ground-breaking research published in Psychological Science (2006).  Regardless of whether this is right, let alone fair, one-tenth of a second is all you get...