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Why You Are Becoming A Cyborg When Job Searching


Jun. 25, 2014 ABetterInterview.com

For everyone who doesn’t understand the picture I chose, that is Captain Jean-Luc Picard of Star Trek: Next Generation; only not as his normal self… that is the Captain as one of the Borg. The Borg was a race of advanced cybernetic humanoids (robot people) that captured the Captain and made him into one of them; one of the collective.

The reason I start with this is that I feel we all have become one of the Borg, but without externally showing it. Straightforward, we have forgotten how to communicate with each other. Instead we are a part of the collective that hides behind a computer. We no longer have real human interaction and we are okay with that.

So very often I speak with new clients who are looking for help in job searching, interviewing or networking and I am more than happy to give them pointers. Almost all of the pointers or tips that I give involve some sort of human interaction and with most of them, I receive push back from the individual.

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