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How to Land Interviews: Tweet a CEO

June 15, 2015 The Job Hunt

You can leverage the power of social media to grab the attention of a number of decision-makers who work for some of the most powerful...

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Four Ways to Confront the Challenges of a Change in Leadership

June 10, 2015 Retaining Employees

A client came to me recently after being with the same company for ten years. There was a change in leadership and she soon wondered...

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Interview Insights | Interview Question: What other companies are you interviewing with?

June 9, 2015 Interviewing

Interview Insights: What other companies are you interviewing with? Sometimes it’s out of curiosity that interviewers ask this question. Other times it’s a critical data...

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I want interviews

June 3, 2015 Special Offers

I WANT INTERVIEWS How long have you been looking for a job? Do you feel like you are sending your documents off to a black...

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Expertly Approach High-Stakes Interviews with Board Members, Shareholders and Investors

June 3, 2015 Special Offers

Are you interviewing—meeting with executives, the board of directors, and cross-functional leaders?   Do you have a rich background yet find it hard to convincingly...

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What to Expect During an HR Interview? – 5 Questions You’ll Be Asked During a Screening Interview

June 1, 2015 Interviewing

Screening interviews with human resources professionals are a crucial step to getting the job. A good or...

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Interview Insights | Interview Question: Tell me about your soft skills.

June 1, 2015 Interviewing

Interview Insights: Tell me about your soft skills. This question came up for a recent client who was a consultant for McKinsey and was looking...

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Career Assessment Program

Do any of these sound like you? Are you at a crossroads—you have a myriad of options in front of you, yet are unsure how...

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Interview Insights | Interview Question: How did you hear about this position?

May 27, 2015 Interviewing

Interview Question: How did you hear about this position? This question is a great excuse for you to explain why you were drawn to the...

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Interview Insights | Interview Question: What do you like to do for fun?

May 18, 2015 Interviewing

What do you like to do in your free time? The best employees have outside interests. They can include spending time with family, running marathons,...

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You Nailed the Interview — Now What?

May 14, 2015 Salary Negotiations

One of the most difficult parts of any application—to a school program, for a job, etc.—is the interview. Often, depending on what you’re applying for,...

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Interview Insights | Key Question: Are you willing to relocate?

May 11, 2015 Interviewing

Interview question: Are you willing to relocate? Which bucket do you fall into? You have no intention of moving. You are you single and flexible....

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Interview Insights | Key Question: What didn’t you enjoy about your former bosses or managers?

May 4, 2015 Interviewing

What didn’t you enjoy about your former bosses or managers? Make sure to do extensive research on your new boss in anticipation of having to...

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Interview Insights | Key Question: What didn’t you enjoy about your last job?

April 30, 2015 Interviewing

What didn’t you enjoy about your last job? You likely have a laundry list of items; yet, it is in poor form to complain during...

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Go from Great to the Ideal Job Candidate

April 28, 2015 The Job Hunt

It’s the one question every job hunter wants answered: How do I make myself stand out from all the other applicants? How can I outsmart...

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Interview Insights | Interview Question: What are your salary expectations?

What are your salary expectations? There are a few great ways to approach this question as well as lame ones. The best way to tackle...

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Interview Insights | Key Question: Why don’t we start with you asking me questions. [Template & Sample]

April 13, 2015 Interviewing

Interview question: Why don’t we start with you asking me questions. Typically interviews begin with a broad description of the role that you are gunning...

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The 3 Least Intimidating Yet Effective Ways to Resurrect Your Stale Network

April 13, 2015 Effective Networking

Do either of the following scenarios sound familiar?  You started out in education, but gradually moved into the marketing industry where you’ve worked for the...

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Don’t Know What to Ask Human Resources Professionals? – 5 Killer Questions to Ace Screening Interviews

April 11, 2015 Interviewing

Don’t waste another shot to land a needle-in-the-haystack job that is in your salary range, offers the growth opportunity that you’ve been looking for, where...

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Interview Insights | Key Question: What role will you play on the team? [Template & Sample]

April 8, 2015 Interviewing

Interview question: What role will you play on the team? This question comes from a recent client engagement. The goal was to uncover my client’s...

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