Dear Landa

Another installment of advice to the joblorn, where questions are sometimes real, sometimes not – but try to imagine the ones we can’t print. Dear Landa, We recently hired a new graduate for an entry-level job, and now we think that might have been a mistake. The work is getting done, but we’re not sure…

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LandaJob News: Kazoos All Around!

We recently looked up from our computer screens in shock: it’s already March??? Indeed, friends, the winter chill seems to be gone (although, in Kansas City, we know it’s not necessarily gone for good), the Royals are already making a strong showing in Spring Training, and the phones haven’t stopped ringing since January 5th. Also,…

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Employers: Emailing New Grads 101

Here are a few more thoughts to follow up on our last post about the spring influx of new graduate resumes – this one’s for the employers. The world turns really fast now, and sometimes civility and good manners are overshadowed in favor of the technical how-to’s for new grads. Here’s where employers can help:…

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Soon-to-be-graduates: How To Email Professionals 101

Ahhh, spring and a young person’s thoughts turn to A JOB … it’s our annual advice to graduates blog. Let’s start with a recent story. One of our friends in the business was frustrated by an email request, having met this student at a career day event: Hello (famous, sole-operator photographer), I’m out of town…

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