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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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It takes effort to stand out

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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Interview Insights | Interview Question: Where would you like to be in your career five years from now?

June 15, 2015 Interviewing

Interview Question: Where would you like to be in your career five years from now? While this is a common question, the truth is...

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Interview Insights | Key Question: What are your career goals? [Template & Sample]

March 18, 2015 Interviewing

Interview Question: What are your career goals? This question tries to uncover a few things: We want to know whether this job is the right...

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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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A 90-Day Plan: The Key to Getting an Offer

March 26, 2014 Interviewing

Want to make a good impression during your interview with the hiring manager? Come in prepared to answer and ask thought-provoking questions. Want to make an...

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The 5 Questions that Will Impress Any Hiring Manager

February 26, 2014 Interviewing

 “Do you have any questions for me?” After successfully answering all the hiring manager’s questions about your past experiences and interest in the role, you’re...

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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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