My Guest Essay at 40pluscareerguru

10 tiny things that can ruin your chances of getting hired

My thanks to Neil Patrick for publishing this!

And in shameless self-promotional mode, this is not the first essay of mine Neil has published/reblogged:

The perfect fit, isn’t: the imperfect fit may be the perfect choice

The Lazlo Emergency Commission Report

7 seconds – why that’s all you may have to succeed or fail at interview

The best interview questions you’ve never seen before

Employers: choose your words carefully – or face the consequences

Why contractors are the future and the downsides of hiring a mercenary workforce

How to turn yourself into a winning job candidate

How to clean up your social media footprint for a job search

Forget work life balance – we’re all crazybusy

5 Great interview questions to challenge your interviewer

And he’s got a lot of good stuff in general.  I recommend reading him regularly.

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