Scott Ginsberg

Scott Ginsberg

Scott Ginsberg

Scott Ginsberg is the author of nine books, an award-winning blogger and the creator of He's the only person in the world who wears a nametag 24-7 and advises companies on how to leverage approachability into profitability.

Articles by Scott Ginsberg

Interview Tips

The best interview questions to ask potential employers

So, try this: Next time your interviewer asks, "So, do you have any questions for me?” I triple-dog-dare you to answer with one of the following responses.

Face-saving Remedies for Awkward Work Situations

Use these tips for changing course and saving the interaction when a conversation takes an awkward turn.

5 simple strategies for making your mark at your next networking event

Let your true self shine at networking events and walk away with genuine connections.

Lessons learned from my last 1,200 job rejections

I believe in building a brand from the inside out.

5 stupid things to stop doing before it’s too late

Scott Ginsberg shares five items from his list of 61 stupid things to stop doing before it's too late.


10 examples for good ways to ‘Tell me about yourself’

You’re hireable because of your answers. When people ask you to tell them about yourself, make them glad they asked.

10 Things Your Career Counselor Isn’t Telling You

Find out what 10 tactics job seekers often forget to do, or never know to try.

7 Interview Questions to Uncover Corporate Culture

You won’t succeed if you think your co-workers are annoying.

How to Use Your Personal Brand to Switch Careers

Your brand is what you're known for and what you're known for knowing.

Find Fortitude

How do you find the inner fortitude to get up one more day and try again, even when the world kicks you in the shin with a golf shoe?

5 Ways to Make Your Point Faster and Better

Your story is better than your resume.

5 Ways to Reboot Your Personal Brand as the Economy Rebounds

For those of you trying to take advantage of a rebounding economy, branding matters now more than ever.

How to Get Job References Without Asking

You want people saying, "I know someone who’s unbelievable at that.

“How are you today?”–The top 7 interview answers

The first words out of your mouth in an interview are to answer this cliché.

How to Gain an Instant Advantage on the Job Search

There’s no time to lose when distinguishing yourself from the competition.

45 Questions You Should Ask Yourself

You ask your spouse for help, and your mentor for advice – but have you asked yourself the same questions?

12 Daily Habits to Boost Your Hire-ability

A list of 12 tasks job seekers should do every day to get hired.

How to Rise Above the Competition

Tactics for executive job seekers on how to rise above the nation’s growing talent pool.