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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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Set Your Salary Expectations Early On [Facebook LIVE Episode #19 on Round One Interviews]

July 18, 2017 Salary Negotiations

Salary expectations are being discussed earlier now – on the job application or during an initial “casual” conversation with HR. One underlying reason for this...

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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 to Hack Your Round One Interview

Four Useless Assumptions That Could Sabotage a Round One Interview “More than 50% of the people currently in Human Resources were once contributors in business...

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A Huge Miss by Those Reentering the Workforce

February 18, 2016 Interviewing

Your professional network matters and is highly marketable because as an executive it means you can call an “old friend” and get things done. Top...

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Behavioral Interviews: Outdoing Your Peers

February 4, 2016 Interviewing

I’m noticing a trend in interview rooms that I’d like to nip in the bud.     Many business leaders are scratching the surface when...

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Interview Insights | Key Question: What has been your biggest accomplishment? [Template & Sample]

March 3, 2015 Interviewing

Interview Question: What has been your biggest accomplishment? The truth is that my children are my biggest accomplishments. This certainly resonates with the hundreds of...

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48 Hours After a Job Rejection

August 30, 2012 The Job Hunt

The 48 hours after a job rejection are critical. They sting even when you really did not want the job. You spent a great deal...

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Save a Weak Interview, Ask Targeted Questions

July 26, 2012 Interviewing

The best interviewees also mess up. However, it’s in those ever critical, final five minutes – when it’s their turn to ask questions – that...

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Interview Tips: Figuring Out a Company’s Culture

July 20, 2012 Interviewing

How to figure out a company’s culture before you agree to work there. Is the grass really greener on that other side?

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Tell Me Your Story but Alleviate My Headache

May 2, 2012 Interviewing

Grab my 24-hour interview guide to get the job. CLAIM YOUR GUIDE NOW Here is how to think about attacking the old, “tell me about...

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