Matthew Rothenberg

Matthew Rothenberg

Matthew Rothenberg

Matthew Rothenberg Matthew Rothenberg is the Editorial Director of Ladders.

Articles by Matthew Rothenberg

What Do CEOs Look for in Interviews?

In a new book, Adam Bryant talks to more than 70 CEOs about what they want from new hires.

Hit by a Truck, Struck by Luck

Elaine Jefferson, a midcareer technologist from N.

Taxing Situations on the Job Hunt

Not all tax deductions are created equal.

Is the C-Suite Your Sweet Spot?

Prove your worth in the C-seat by mastering leadership and eliciting excellence from others.

Verb: That’s What’s Happening!

Catch recruiters’ eyes with superhero action verbs that describe your career accomplishments.

Hey! New Kid

How to lose the jitters on the first day at a new company.

Robot Wars! Beating Resume Software


Gender Studies

Thoughts and notes from Ladders’ editor-in-chief on why the glass ceiling is still firmly in place.

Let’s Get Small

Thoughts and notes from the editor-in-chief on how high-profile executives can land reduced-scope jobs as they scale back their emphasis on a 9 to 5.

Editor’s Note: ‘Pickle Suit’ to Executive Suite

Thoughts and notes on making the transition from military life to civilian work Don’t underestimate the power of military experience for executive roles.

Step-by-Step: Your Role — And the Recruiter’s

A step-by-step guide to how recruiters and job seekers partner together.

Job Search Anxiety: Warning Signs

Warning signs that a job loss is taking a toll on your emotional wellbeing.