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How to get better endorsements on LinkedIn [Facebook LIVE episode #11 on Standing Out]

September 24, 2017 The Job Hunt

Your endorsements and recommendations inform your digital brand. You have two options. You can either think about the skills that you want to own or...

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How to make your LinkedIn headline shine [Facebook LIVE episode #10 on Standing Out]

September 18, 2017 The Job Hunt

Too few LinkedIn headlines impress me. Most LinkedIn users let LinkedIn influence their brand. Did you know that recruiters don’t read through most profiles? Do...

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How to be creative in your job search [Facebook LIVE episode #9 on Standing Out]

September 11, 2017 The Job Hunt

If you want to work for a stand-out company that gets loads of resumes then you’ll have to go that extra mile to get...

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Who else hates putting themselves out there? [Facebook LIVE episode #8 on Standing Out]

September 4, 2017 The Job Hunt

This piece of advice is the one that sends my clients kicking and screaming. Yet, it has the potential to “bubble wrap” you from staying...

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How not to “use people” to get a job [Facebook LIVE episode #7 on Standing Out]

August 28, 2017 The Job Hunt

Do you know people who work for your ideal employer? Do you know how to get them to help you in your job search?...

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How to prove you’re analytical [Facebook LIVE episode #6 on Standing Out]

August 14, 2017 The Job Hunt

It seems that everyone wants to hire a perfect superhuman with both amazing writing and analytical skills. Honestly, you are in luck if you can...

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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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I want interviews

June 3, 2015 Special Offers

I WANT INTERVIEWS How long have you been looking for a job? Do you feel like you are sending your documents off to a black...

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The 3 Least Intimidating Yet Effective Ways to Resurrect Your Stale Network

April 13, 2015 Effective Networking

Do either of the following scenarios sound familiar?  You started out in education, but gradually moved into the marketing industry where you’ve worked for the...

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Interview Insights | Key Question: Tell us about your leadership style.

January 23, 2015 Interviewing

Interview Question:  “Tell us about your leadership style and how you inspire teams to perform at their best.” This question comes from one of my...

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Interview Insights | Key Question: “What are you looking to do?”

January 22, 2015 Interviewing

Interview Question: What are you looking to do at this point in your career? Sometimes this question comes right out of the gate during an...

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Interview Insights | Key Question: “What questions do you have for me?”

January 21, 2015 Interviewing

Interview Question: What questions can I answer for you? This question touches upon my biggest pet peeve. So much of what I help job candidates...

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Interview Insights | Key Question: “Can you explain the gap in your resume?”

January 20, 2015 Interviewing

Interview Question: Why did you take time off during your career? My clients have a minimum of ten years of rich experiences. It’s hard for...

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Interview Insights | Key Question: “Why are you leaving your current role?”

January 14, 2015 Interviewing

Interview Question: Why are you leaving your current role? It’s easy to complicate your response to this question. It puts you in an uncomfortable situation. If...

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Have an interview coming up? Start here

December 16, 2014 Interviewing

I wrote an interview preparation guide for you, the executive who rarely has had to go through a formal interview process because in the past,...

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The Weakness Question — 20 Ways Interviewers Will Ask About Your Flaws

November 10, 2014 Interviewing

It’s the question that everyone dreads — “What’s Your Greatest Weakness?” But what if the interviewer never mentions the word, “weakness?” There are numerous methods...

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