A site will compare my resume side-by-side with a half-dozen other candidates who went to better schools, worked at greater companies and possibly had better careers than I did. It's so depressing; I'd rather watch my own colonoscopy -- polyps and all -- again.
How many times in your life have you hesitated about doing something and later been filled with remorse that you missed your golden chance? Of course, different people have very different types of hesitations some for very good and prudent reasons.
There will come a time when a Board you are on -- or your children's school or your religious organization -- will tap you on the shoulder and ask you to serve on the hiring committee for the next head or CEO.
In Hollywood terms, the "summer" movie season used to begin on Memorial Day weekend; this year, it begins today, May 4, with the release of Marvel's The Avengers. This is also a cue for counter-programming.