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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 0

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 0

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 0

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 0

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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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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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 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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Product Melissa Llarena OWN ROUND 1- HOW TO HACK YOUR HR SCREENING INTERVIEW

Don’t Know What to Ask Human Resources Professionals? – 5 Killer Questions to Ace Screening Interviews

April 11, 2015 Interviewing

Hello Forbes reader. I can help you figure out the best stories to tell during any job interview. You will learn how to be clear...

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Treat Employees Like Volunteers – The Cure for High Staff Turnover?

April 1, 2013 Retaining Employees

An interview by Melissa Llarena, a career transition and talent management expert, with Christine Schoaff, an IT, and Project Manager who has contributed  across 15 years...

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Limited-time offer for business owners who are NYU alumni

March 25, 2013 Special Offers

**Update: this offer is no longer valid**   Limited-time offer for business owners who are NYU alumni Who: Melissa Llarena, alumna of New York University (CAS...

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Limited-time offer for business owners who are Tuck alumni

March 25, 2013 Special Offers

**Update: this offer is no longer valid**   Limited-time offer for business owners who are Tuck alumni Who: Melissa Llarena, alumna of the Tuck School of...

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Limited-time offer for business owners who attended the Tuck Minority Business Executives Program

March 25, 2013 Special Offers

**Update: this offer is no longer valid**   Limited-time offer for business owners who attended the Tuck Minority Business Executives Program Who: Melissa Llarena, alumna...

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How to Avoid Being Dumped by Your Best Employees

March 20, 2013 Retaining Employees

Are you surprised that 2 million Americans quit each month, per the Bureau of Labor Statistics? Corporate America faces a $6 billion-plus epidemic. Replacing one...

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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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