Rafe Gomez

How One Word Can Kill Your Career

Saying 'no' to new ideas may seem safe in the short run, but it can make you easily expendable when managers have to make payroll decisions down the road.

How to Make Yourself Layoff-Resistant

While being an essential career move, transitioning from a pure operator to a creator/operator can be challenging for many professionals.

5 Business Success Lessons of Louis C.K.

Entrepreneur and comedy star Louis C.K.’s triumphs have been made possible by a powerful combination of incredible talent and a series of very wise business decisions.

Top 5 Mistakes That 'American Idol' Contestants Make

Of course, talent is essential in order to claim the ‘Idol’ crown, but with the right sales strategy, a lesser talent could easily trump a superior talent who offers an inferior sales presentation.

How to Take a Bad Job And Make it Better

Being stuck in a bad job can wreak havoc on your psychological health, but there are steps you can take to leverage the benefits of being employed until you’re ready to jump ship.

Attention College Grads: Protesting Won't Get You a Job

With no courtroom where they can air their grievances and receive an equitable resolution, jobless grads must instead create a smart plan to help them overcome their challenging situations, rather than protest about the injustice of it all.  

3 Mistakes that Prevent Grads From Finding a Job

Grads’ misunderstanding of existing job market realities, coupled with the outdated advice of the specialists, have resulted in three fatal mistakes that are causing grads to struggle in their job searches.