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How to Get into a Technology Giant

I’m excited to share with you what I learned while listening in on a Facebook livestream last week featuring four current Facebook employees who were...

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You Might Be Judging People and Not Even Know It

This morning I had the privilege of attending a talk led by Joshua Spodek, the author of Leadership Step by Step: Become The Person...

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How to Beat Your Fellow Human Resources Professionals to the Best Jobs

January 3, 2017 Interviewing

I’ve noticed 10 underlying assumptions (through my work with human resources executives who transitioned sectors including to digital shops, top-five consulting firms, and financial services...

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How to Beat Your Fellow Engineers to the Best Jobs

December 21, 2016 Interviewing

I’ve noticed 10 underlying assumptions (through my work with candidates looking at VC-backed startups, Medtronic, Bloomberg i.e. technology-driven companies) that interviewers make about engineering job...

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How to Help a Close Friend Excel Again

December 12, 2016 Interviewing

You have that one friend or partner who you have seen unhappy in a career for way too long. Whenever you get together and talk...

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How to Beat Your Fellow Marketers to the Best Jobs

December 5, 2016 Interviewing

It’s nearly impossible to wing job interviews, especially for the best internships and full-time jobs in marketing. Selling what’s on your résumé is no longer...

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Why Supply Chain Professionals Are Good / Not So Good

November 30, 2016 Interviewing

I’ve noticed 10 underlying assumptions (through my work with candidates looking at Johnson & Johnson, Estee Lauder, Nike i.e. consumer-focused companies) that interviewers make about...

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Why Marketers Are Good / Not So Good

November 22, 2016 Interviewing

I’ve noticed 10 underlying assumptions (through my work with candidates looking at Google, AmEx, IBM i.e. data-driven companies) that interviewers make about marketing job candidates....

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[Example Included] How to Pitch Yourself

October 23, 2016 Interviewing

Last week, I shared that the most effective strategy for answering this typical “conversation starter” interview question relies on your understanding of your interviewer(s). What...

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How to answer: Tell me about yourself

October 17, 2016 Interviewing

Tell me about yourself. At the core, what interviewers want to assess when asking this job interview question is your decision-making ability. Are you logical?...

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[Limited time offer starts now] Ready to interview in 2017?

October 11, 2016 Interviewing

After spending years dedicated to helping high-performing executives dissect and deliver effective job interviews, I have witnessed firsthand that the name of the game is...

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The Top 4 Ways Not to Stand Out

September 20, 2016 Interviewing

I’ve asked about 1,000-plus executives throughout the last decade this question: How do you usually prepare for a job interview? Here are the top four...

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Grab your Problem SWOTer today at $49.99 before the price doubles

September 16, 2016 Interviewing

Now is your last chance at $49.99 to purchase the toolkit that has been part of my coaching practice since I opened its doors –...

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The Key to Landing Strategy Jobs

September 13, 2016 Interviewing

The key is confidence however not just your own…read on. As a job candidate, you are constantly being evaluated when it comes to how much...

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Want to step into a more strategic role?

August 31, 2016 Interviewing

This month, I’ve set out to help you imagine what it is like to be the interviewer. I’ve found that while coaching high-performing executives the...

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How NOT to interview for a start-up like a “corporate guy”

August 23, 2016 Interviewing

Interviewers have more on their minds than getting to know you. This holds true for anyone who is looking to secure a role in a...

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The Art of Job Interview Mind Reading

August 18, 2016 Interviewing

If you recall my last note, I said this: Interviewers have more on their minds than getting to know you. The best way I know...

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Improve your interview success rate by imagining this…

August 16, 2016 Interviewing

Imagine being an interviewer who is rushing her way to meet with a job candidate who is well-positioned for a role on your team. This...

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The only resource you’ll need to prepare for an HR screening interview

June 16, 2016 Interviewing

If you expect to have an initial interview with someone from human resources this year then decide for yourself whether you want my carefully curated...

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[LIMITED TIME OFFER AT $49.99] CONTENDER TO WORLD CHAMPION: HOW TO HACK AN HR SCREENING INTERVIEW TOOLKIT

June 9, 2016 Interviewing

NEW PRODUCT ANNOUNCEMENT!!!   When you think about it, finding a job is a lot like a boxer trying to become a world champion. By...

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