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How to prove you’re analytical [Facebook LIVE episode #6 on Standing Out]

August 14, 2017 The Job Hunt

It seems that everyone wants to hire a perfect superhuman with both amazing writing and analytical skills. Honestly, you are in luck if you can...

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An external candidate’s worst nightmare [Facebook LIVE Episode #22: Round One Interview w/HR]

August 7, 2017 Interviewing

If you are an external candidate, then you don’t want to hear these three words: “we hired internally.” However, let’s get real, at least you...

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Who reads cover letters? [Facebook LIVE episode #5 on Standing Out]

August 7, 2017 Effective Networking

The jury is out whether anyone will read your cover letter. It’s a great excuse that many candidates use in order to rationalize not writing...

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You are not the right fit – what that means [Facebook LIVE Episode #21: Round One Interview w/HR]

July 31, 2017 Interviewing

You might think you a great fit for the role you’ve been scoping out for weeks online. You may feel like you’d fit like a...

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Demolish Networking Jitters [Facebook LIVE episode #4 on Standing Out]

July 31, 2017 Effective Networking

Here’s a really important question: who do you know — that your networking contact should get to know given his goals? The next time you...

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Hidden job market, anyone? [Facebook LIVE Episode #20: Round One Interview w/HR]

July 25, 2017 Interviewing

A seasoned recruiter recently shared the following tidbit: Did you know that when you go on a round one interview with HR that you can...

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The perils of not caring enough [Facebook LIVE episode #3 on Standing Out]

July 24, 2017 Effective Networking

If you want someone to have a vested interest in your career, then you should figure out what is important to them first. Start...

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

July 18, 2017 Salary Negotiations

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

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

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

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

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 In Demand Virtual Professionals Mastermind

If you’ve decided you rather transition in your career with other professionals who are going through the same things then apply today right here. Note...

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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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