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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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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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It takes effort to stand out

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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Use My Disappointment As Your Edge (Too)

April 15, 2016 Interviewing

I recall what one of my managers early on in my career told me when I asked about being considered for a promotion as a...

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Messy Job Search? Here’s an Anchor

February 11, 2016 Interviewing

Is your job hunt all over the place? I’ve been noticing this as it relates to the corporate Olympians that I’ve been coaching of late....

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Interview Insights | Interview Question: Who are our competitors?

July 9, 2015 Interviewing

Interview Question: Who are our competitors? *This is particularly helpful if you are trying to land a job in a newer industry or one where...

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Interview Question: What would you rather do X or Y?

Interview Insights | Interview Question: What would you rather do X or Y? This is a very frequent occurrence. A recruiter accepts your invite for...

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How to Land Interviews: Do Your Homework

June 23, 2015 Salary Negotiations

How to Land Interviews: Do Your Homework You’ve submitted cover letters. You tailored your resume. You called the human resources manager directly and left messages...

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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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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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