Archive | Interview Questions & Tips

Job Search Conundrum: Why Isn’t the Employer Calling?

This is a longer post, because I get this question a lot and I totally understand. It’s one of those all consuming queries that can haunt you after a successful interview. In fact, most job seekers start worrying as soon as they hit the “send” button on their application and unfortunately, this concern can play […]

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Looking for a New Job? Call Your Career Coach

If you’re just toying with the idea of looking for a new job then it’s the perfect time to polish your interviewing and negotiation skills. It’s also the perfect hour to get your career portfolio in order—which includes everything you’ll use to present yourself as the best candidate online, on paper and in person. Even if you […]

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Great Answers to Tough Job Interview Questions

Everyone faces tough job interview questions now and again, but there a few queries that provoke a little anxiety in even the most confident of applicants. Why? Because these questions address topics that we’re better served by offering vague responses. For example, when asked “who was your least favorite supervisor” or “what are you weaknesses,” […]

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Career Coach Tips For Offer-Generating Questions to Ask During the Interview

No matter how seasoned the professional that I’m working with, they always feel challenged by what questions they should ask during an interview. How to ask something that sounds intelligent, or fear of saying something too invasive, are cited as the biggest concerns along with what to ask that will make a good impression. Even […]

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Money and Your Career: Naming a Number in the Interview and the Right Time for Raise Requests

No one can accurately predict where they will be in 10 years, but one thing is for certain, you’ll eventually have a discussion about money and your career. Whether you’re naming a number in the interview or submitting a raise request, it’s important to have a strategy. If you’re in the market for career advancement, […]

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A Healthy Career Guide to Salary Negotiation

Recently, I facilitated a book discussion on Sheryl Sandberg’s bestseller Lean In. Based on the conversation, the topic of “negotiating” was a big hit. Everyone wanted more. This is also true for my clients. No matter their gender, age, or profession, when asked if they want coaching on this topic, it’s always a resounding “yes”—especially […]

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Career Transitions – Career Coaching Can Help

Career transitions mean change, and change is never easy. It can be exiting and energizing, but there’s the unknown that must be contended with. What might you expect in your new role? How will it feel to be out of your current comfort zone? What will you do now that you’ve been downsized? Whatever the […]

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