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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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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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Oh, the Dog Days of Summer: Plan Your Getaway This Summer

August 1, 2016 The Job Hunt

This class if full. The deadline has passed. Would you like to go in the space of four weeks from blank pages to a job...

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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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How to Hack Your Round One Interview

Four Useless Assumptions That Could Sabotage a Round One Interview “More than 50% of the people currently in Human Resources were once contributors in business...

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FROM UNDERDOG TO CROWD FAVORITE: YOUR 90-DAY PLAN BLUEPRINT

FROM UNDERDOG TO CROWD FAVORITE: YOUR 90-DAY PLAN BLUEPRINT

April 28, 2016 Interviewing

NEW PRODUCT ANNOUNCEMENT!!! FROM UNDERDOG TO CROWD FAVORITE: THE STRATEGY, THREE EDITABLE TEMPLATES, AND THE 10 SECRET INGREDIENTS YOU’LL NEED TO EFFECTIVELY MAP OUT YOUR...

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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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How to Outsource Your Job Search

March 24, 2016 Effective Networking

The toughest part of a job hunt for many clients is figuring out who are the right contacts for them to approach each week. It...

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How to Stand Out During a Second Interview

March 3, 2016 Interviewing

The best interviewers not only research a company as well as their interviewers (the latter whenever possible) but they also try out the product or...

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