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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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HR has to give you the go ahead [Facebook LIVE Episode #18 on Round One Interviews]

July 12, 2017 Interviewing

These days HR professionals are delivering incremental value to their business partners in multiple ways including throughout the recruitment process. Gone are the days when...

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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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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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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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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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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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Interview Insights | Interview Question: Who are our competitors?

July 9, 2015 Interviewing

Interview Question: Who are our competitors? *This is particularly helpful if you are trying to land a job in a newer industry or one where...

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