Chris Alvino

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About Chris

I've held tens of jobs and gone on literally hundreds, possibly thousands of interviews so you don't have to. I have completely deconstructed the hiring process from the bottom up. Whether you're a freshly graduated college student looking for a job or a hiring manager who just can't seem to hire and keep the right candidate, I can help you discover the path to true happiness in your career.

February 2016

The Definition of Success

By | February 1st, 2016|Career Advice|

In this day and age, if you’re not successful you’re worthless. Everyone is fighting their way up the ladder of success to reach the top. One day, you’ll have all the money, rewards, and riches that rightfully belong to the successful… Or will you? In all of the time you’ve chased successful, have you ever sat down to take a good hard look at exactly what you’ve been chasing? It’s probably time that you do… […]

January 2016

Are You Living Your Dreams?

By | January 28th, 2016|Career Advice, Self-Development|

Would your childhood self be happy with the person you are today? Are you living your dreams? This article may help you find the path…Are you where you want to be professionally? Personally? If you’re like most people, chances are you’re not. Have you ever stopped to ask yourself, “Why?” Why haven’t you achieved those dreams of success yet? Why haven’t you been promoted? Why aren’t you living the life you truly want to live? […]

The Number One Interview Question of All Time

By | January 26th, 2016|Interviews, Self-Development|

I often get asked, “What’s the best interview question to ask a candidate?” Some people think it depends on the industry or the position. That’s simply not true. There is one question that should be universal in all interviews. This question can change the composition of an entire company into top performers. Who wouldn’t want that?  […]

What Kind of Manager Are You?

By | January 21st, 2016|Career Advice, Leadership, Management|

What kind of manager are you? Or, better question, what kind of manager do you want to be? A manager is just a role, a title. Who are you BEING as a manager, as an employee, is so much more important than anything else. […]

Stop Telling People They’re Wrong

By | January 19th, 2016|Career Advice, Leadership, Self-Development|

The quickest way to piss off your co-workers, your boss, and your clients and customers is to tell them they’re wrong… EVEN IF THEY ARE! The short of it is, telling someone they’re wrong is just plain wrong.  Want to be a better manager, employee, parent, friend? I’ll teach you how… […]

Job Titles ARE Important

By | January 17th, 2016|Career Advice|

If you’ve ever been told “your job title doesn’t matter”, you’ve just been lied to. Job titles are actually a source of power, and when recruiters, bosses, business columnists, and HR reps tell you your job title isn’t important, they’re helping to disempower you. Job titles ARE important, although not for the reasons you think they are… […]

Weekend Motivation

By | January 15th, 2016|Career Advice, Self-Development|

So you want to get ahead in your career? In your life? Well, I have news for you, if you were planning to fill your weekend with beer, movies, and sports, that’s not going to cut it. […]

Did You Buy A Powerball Lottery Ticket Yet?

By | January 13th, 2016|Finance, Self-Development|

The Powerball Lottery is at an all-time high. Have you gotten your ticket yet? Did you ever ask yourself why? The answer may surprise you, and could change your life… […]

3 Warning Signs of Terrible Recruiters

By | January 11th, 2016|Career Advice, LinkedIn, Recruiters|

You just received a message from a recruiter. How can you tell if the person you’re talking to is a terrible recruiter or not? If you see any of these signs, chances are you’re dealing with a terrible recruiter and you should move on. It’s time to take back your career and start advancing on your own terms instead of someone else’s! […]

The 5 Traits of Powerful Meetings

By | January 9th, 2016|Leadership, Management|

Tired of terrible meetings? Meetings where you just want to DIE? Me too. Meeting should have major impact, change lives, not put people to sleep. I’m going to share with you the 5 traits of powerful meetings so that, perhaps one day, the mindless time-wasting corporate meeting will be a thing of the past. […]