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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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cover letters

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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