Author Archive | kim

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 Coaching for Career Happiness

If you’re wondering whether or not you are in the right career, you might also be wondering if there’s something better that will make you happier, more productive, challenged and engaged. But is a new career the right answer and if so, might the transition be draining and scary? Though you’re feeling a little restless, please […]

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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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Communication and Your Career

The success of your career, advancement, networking, interviewing, training, speaking, emails, memos, marketing, branding and career portfolio all depend on your ability to effectively communicate. For me, too! I love sharing career tips, but my delivery is not always perfect. In case you didn’t notice (“wink, wink”), I make a mistake or two and must continually […]

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Do You Need an E-Resume?

Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS), or electronic application portals, are widely used to help organizations filter a slew of incoming candidates while ranking them according to a set of required skills. Unfortunately, ATS systems can make it challenging for applicants to even get past a “fire wall” of standards without an ATS-Friendly or electronic “E-Resume.” But […]

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Career Coaching on Conference Strategy

Professional development is always important when growing your career. Still, it’s important to invest your time and money in a program where you’ll learn, apply what you’ve learned and make valuable connections. Conferences hit all three of these goals. Unfortunately, many professionals liken conferences to a mini vacation and don’t take advantage of this prime […]

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