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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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Who reads cover letters? [Facebook LIVE episode #5 on Standing Out]

August 7, 2017 Effective Networking

The jury is out whether anyone will read your cover letter. It’s a great excuse that many candidates use in order to rationalize not writing...

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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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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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A CEO Encounter Wish Granted [Facebook LIVE Episode #2 on Standing Out]

July 17, 2017 Effective Networking

How To Stand Out & Expand Your Network When you work for top company, you expect people who are looking for a job in your...

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Make Your Contact Feel Special [Facebook LIVE Episode #1 on Standing Out]

July 10, 2017 Effective Networking

It’s getting more difficult to stand out if you are going for a competitive job in corporate America. The trick it to do what others...

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[New Service!!!] The Easy Way to Amp Up Your Job Search

September 17, 2015 Effective Networking

Have you hit a wall in your job search? Have you already exhausted your network? Are you spending more time than you’d like researching recruiters/hiring...

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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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[DARE #10] Get Unstuck – Have fun

November 30, 2014 Work-Life Balance

About that pic above: That’s me and my family having fun! Nick is to my left. Noah is to my right. Then further right is...

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Effective Networking: 4 Easy Steps to Stay Top of Mind

December 18, 2013 Effective Networking

Whether or not you’re looking for a job, informational interviews are beneficial to your career. Not only do they give you an opportunity to learn...

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Career Networking for Outcomes – The Starter Kit [Brief Edition]

July 29, 2013 Effective Networking

Who is this reference guide for?   This career-networking guide is most useful for professionals who are serious about making a career transition within the...

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Interview Tips: When to Share Personal Information to Land a Job

January 2, 2013 Interviewing

It’s NOT always inappropriate to discuss your personal life during a professional conversation — including during a formal interview, informational interview, or while networking. However,...

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Fast Contributors Make More Money than Fast Learners – Which One Are You?

January 2, 2013 Changing Careers

How fast can you contribute to my bottom line? Conversations with 15 well-paid executives revealed that contributing toward important goals when you are newly hired...

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A Dialogue About Changing Careers between Military Veterans and Civilians

November 13, 2012 Changing Careers

Two military veterans, one career coach, and an HR executive walk into a bar… See below what those parties say about language barriers between HR...

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Informational Interview Tips: Who to Network With and What to Ask (Part 1)

November 10, 2012 Effective Networking

You must speak with people if you are serious about transitioning in your career. It is absolutely not enough to sit behind a computer screen....

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