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How to make HR look great and get the job [Facebook LIVE Episode #28: Round One Interview w/HR]

September 24, 2017 Interviewing

A learning and development leader hired me for one-on-one coaching. He wanted help to switch into nutrition and health. During a 60-minute virtual session, he...

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Did you know this about HR? [Facebook LIVE Episode #27: Round One Interview w/HR]

September 18, 2017 Interviewing

A former client who lived and breathed human resource information technology cloud solutions, told me that HR is accountable to a measurable scorecard. This is...

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How to beat a company “lifer” [Facebook LIVE Episode #26: Round One Interview w/HR]

September 11, 2017 Interviewing

It’s easy for a “lifer” who has been with a company for a while to forget that they are valuable. They do things out...

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Hire me or I’ll quit [Facebook LIVE Episode #25: Round One Interview w/HR]

September 4, 2017 Interviewing

HR wants to keep great people. They know when employees are going for internal roles that they are likely on their way out of...

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Internal candidates bringing you down? [Facebook LIVE Episode #24: Round One Interview w/HR]

August 28, 2017 Interviewing

HR wants to provide internal employees first dibs on the roles that fit into their career goals. Nirvana for HR is seeing that people...

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Learning curves don’t matter if … [Facebook LIVE Episode #23: Round One Interview w/HR]

August 14, 2017 Interviewing

When it comes to beating an internal candidate for a job, you have the cards stacked up against you because the assumption is that you...

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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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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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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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Interview Insights | Interview Question: How did you hear about this position?

May 27, 2015 Interviewing

Grab my 24-hour interview guide to get the job. Interview Question: How did you hear about this position? This question is a great excuse for...

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Should I Put That On My Resume?

April 23, 2014 The Job Hunt

Writing a great resume is hard. To condense your background and accomplishments into 1-2 pages and have it stand out amongst hundreds of resumes is...

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Do’s and Don’ts of Leveraging Family and Friends to Get Jobs

December 3, 2013 Effective Networking

When it comes to effective job hunting, it’s no surprise that most experts say to tap into your network. It’s about who you know and,...

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LinkedIn Challenge TIP 3: How to Fill In the LinkedIn Experience Section‏

November 1, 2013 LinkedIn

Do you wonder if you should just copy and paste your resume on LinkedIn? Let’s continue the ultimate LinkedIn challenge. Open for TIP #3. Let’s...

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LinkedIn Challenge TIP 2: How to Write a Killer LinkedIn Summary‏

October 31, 2013 LinkedIn

Does your LinkedIn summary tell a good story about your accomplishments, motivations, and future interests? Has it made anyone want to meet you? Let’s continue the ultimate...

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Small Business Saturday 11/24 Offer – Empower 2-for-1 and Give to Dress for Success

November 22, 2012 Special Offers

**Update: this offer is no longer valid**   Shopping or gifting isn’t just about crossing off the items on your list, the toys and shoes...

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Learn From My Experiences

April 24, 2012 The Job Hunt

My fortune is that I benefited from a set of professional, academic, and personal circumstances that I am fully aware usually never happen to individuals. 

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