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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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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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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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Behavioral Interviews: Outdoing Your Peers

February 4, 2016 Interviewing

I’m noticing a trend in interview rooms that I’d like to nip in the bud.     Many business leaders are scratching the surface when...

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I surveyed 100 subscribers. Here’s what happening (or not happening) in their job hunts

January 7, 2015 Special Offers

2015 is in full swing and after multiple conversations with you as well as your peers, you fall into one of three buckets. 1. A...

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LinkedIn Challenge TIP 4: Find the Keywords that Hiring Managers are Searching

November 6, 2013 LinkedIn

How can you read the minds of hiring managers and use this knowledge to become more “findable” via LinkedIn? Let’s continue the ultimate LinkedIn challenge....

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Change Your Career Outlook by Q1 2014

October 31, 2013 Special Offers

You are back on the job market.   Perhaps, it’s been a few years since the last time you hunted for an opportunity or the...

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Top 10 Signs Compelling Savvy Professionals to Start the Job Hunt

August 30, 2013 The Job Hunt

Who wants to launch into a job search? No one—it’s not fun! And yet, this can sometimes be the better alternative, especially for savvy professionals...

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What LinkedIn Users Ought to Know about Job References

May 24, 2013 LinkedIn

Job references still matter. Eight out of 10 HR executives consistently contact references for professional (89 percent), executive (85 percent), administrative (84 percent), and technical...

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Micromanaging: The Secret to Getting Employees to Love You More

February 20, 2013 Retaining Employees

In 2012, 75% of my clients said they called me for career coaching when they could no longer take micromanagement. Some felt like children, others...

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Informational Interview Tips: Who to Network With and What to Ask (Part 2)

December 6, 2012 Effective Networking

You must speak with people if you are serious about transitioning in your career. It is absolutely not enough to sit behind a computer screen....

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The Agency Shift to Client Side: Thinking Like a Client [free full eBook edition within]

November 28, 2012 Changing Careers

Ad executives thought I was nuts for going in the opposite direction when I left American Express to work for Ogilvy & Mather. I decided...

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A Dialogue About Changing Careers between Military Veterans and Civilians

November 13, 2012 Changing Careers

Two military veterans, one career coach, and an HR executive walk into a bar… See below what those parties say about language barriers between HR...

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How to Secretly Use LinkedIn

September 13, 2012 LinkedIn

Wild flurries of LinkedIn activities have resulted in premature pink slips. If your boss or colleagues see signs that you are job hunting such as...

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48 Hours After a Job Rejection

August 30, 2012 The Job Hunt

The 48 hours after a job rejection are critical. They sting even when you really did not want the job. You spent a great deal...

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Three Pillars to Successful LinkedIn Recommendations

August 23, 2012 LinkedIn

LinkedIn recommendations are useless…if not supported by a strategy. After tailoring LinkedIn profiles for professionals who have successfully attracted attention, I found that having a...

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Interview Tips: Figuring Out a Company’s Culture

July 20, 2012 Interviewing

How to figure out a company’s culture before you agree to work there. Is the grass really greener on that other side?

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Interview Tips: Small Talk Advice

July 13, 2012 Interviewing

Subscribe to our mailing list to receive your list of 10 “small talk” topics

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