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Set Your Salary Expectations Early On [Facebook LIVE Episode #19 on Round One Interviews]

July 18, 2017 Salary Negotiations 0

Salary expectations are being discussed earlier now – on the job application or during an initial “casual” conversation with HR. One underlying reason for this...

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Stop second-guessing yourself and take action (not everyone can)

July 17, 2017 Work-Life Balance 0

As a little girl, I always wished there was some huge book of careers – just a place where you could turn the pages and...

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A CEO Encounter Wish Granted [Facebook LIVE Episode #2 on Standing Out]

July 17, 2017 Effective Networking 0

How To Stand Out & Expand Your Network When you work for top company, you expect people who are looking for a job in your...

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HR has to give you the go ahead [Facebook LIVE Episode #18 on Round One Interviews]

July 12, 2017 Interviewing 1

These days HR professionals are delivering incremental value to their business partners in multiple ways including throughout the recruitment process. Gone are the days when...

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Make Your Contact Feel Special [Facebook LIVE Episode #1 on Standing Out]

July 10, 2017 Effective Networking 0

It’s getting more difficult to stand out if you are going for a competitive job in corporate America. The trick it to do what others...

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How to Overcome Baby Boomers Who Are Bottlenecking Your Jobs

April 26, 2017 Interviewing

Gone are the days of your predecessors retiring at the age of 65. Now your hard-earned potential for upward movement is met with a huge...

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The World is Getting Smarter and Smaller

April 19, 2017 Interviewing

How the Global Candidate Pool is Replacing the Need for Domestic Hires The great chasm of language, proximity, and expertise once stood between the American...

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How Technology is Replacing Humans And Taking Our Jobs

April 10, 2017 Interviewing

Workplace efficiency has grown exponentially due to technological updates driving companies to the next level. We’ve become faster problem solvers and worldwide communicators at the...

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How Independent Contractors Are Replacing You

April 4, 2017 Interviewing

Are you feeling the pinch behind the proliferation of freelance gigs and the decline of full-time headcount in your industry? The job market has been changing...

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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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45 Questions You Must Answer Before 2017 Rolls In

December 30, 2016 Work-Life Balance

Let’s be honest 2017 won’t look very differently than 2016 unless we ask ourselves tough questions, and then face the potential ramifications of our answers....

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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 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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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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