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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

Oh, the awful, painful, repulsive HR screening interview.   Root canals are more fun than screening interviews with human resources professionals. As a career coach,...

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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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Interview Insights | Key Question: What is your brand? [Template & Sample]

April 1, 2015 Interviewing

Interview Question: What is your brand? Last week was surprising. I had a debriefing session with a client who has his eyes on an opportunity...

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Interview Insights | Key Question: How would you create a welcoming environment? [Template & Sample]

March 26, 2015 Interviewing

Interview Question: How would you create a welcoming environment for diverse populations? I am coaching a former attorney, with extensive relevant experiences, who wants to...

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Interview Insights | Key Question: What are your career goals? [Template & Sample]

March 18, 2015 Interviewing

Interview Question: What are your career goals? This question tries to uncover a few things: We want to know whether this job is the right...

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Interview Insights | Key Question: Do you enjoy working in a structured environment? [Template & Sample]

March 13, 2015 Interviewing

Interview Question: As a creative professional, can you thrive while working for a client with lots of rules and restrictions? This question comes from a...

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Interview Insights | Key Question: What has been your biggest accomplishment? [Template & Sample]

March 3, 2015 Interviewing

Interview Question: What has been your biggest accomplishment? The truth is that my children are my biggest accomplishments. This certainly resonates with the hundreds of...

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Interview Insights | Key Question: Tell us about your leadership style.

January 23, 2015 Interviewing

Interview Question:  “Tell us about your leadership style and how you inspire teams to perform at their best.” This question comes from one of my...

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Interview Insights | Key Question: “What are you looking to do?”

January 22, 2015 Interviewing

Interview Question: What are you looking to do at this point in your career? Sometimes this question comes right out of the gate during an...

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