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Establishing Focus in an Interview

Establishing directive focus is an important competency to demonstrate in an interview. Those familiar with the StrengthsFinder 2.0 assessment, (Gallup Organization) know this important leadership quality comes into play under the strength of connectedness. People who are firmly grounded in connectedness have a knack for understanding how things relate. Individuals with strong strategic leadership skills […]

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Take Resume Responsibility Seriously

Why bother with a resume? Well, despite what you might have heard, or tried to convince yourself the resume is still a mandatory document. A great resume takes time to develop. There’s a lot that goes into crafting a killer resume, so the process shouldn’t be taken lightly. Another “shouldn’t,” involves blaming the resume for […]

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Diffuse Angry Birds!

There will always be people in the workplace with a bad, bad attitude. Let’s call them Angry Birds! Now that we’ve named them, what do we do about them? Many clients I work with are hoping to change careers solely because they want to flee an Angry Bird. What a shame. To feel you must […]

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