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Keep These Ten Things In Mind Before Your Interview

When it comes to your next interview, it’s not only important to share your qualifications and answer questions smoothly and succinctly, but project the other key factors that can easily trump credentials such as articulating value, motivation, likability and drive to name a few. I have worked with numerous decision makers who’ve hired “drive” over […]

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Avoid Informational Interviewing Faux Pas

Asking for time with someone to learn is what is known as informational interviewing. While it was probably something you did back in college when you were exploring career opportunities, it’s a practice that should never be abandoned. You’re never too old or too much of an expert (even if you’re the C.E.O.) to conduct […]

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Will Your Resume Land You Your Dream Job?

Nope. You still need you. A resume may open doors, and a great resume may get you an interview, but you can’t sit behind the computer and expect big results. You need to be ready to walk the walk that’s illustrated so positively in your resume. Have you ever seen an advertisement that convinces you […]

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Career Happiness Tip: Silence is Golden

Ha! Coming from me this is certainly rich. I’m a chatterbox who loves talking to my clients, friends and family. But believe it or not, I do know when to zip it. I also know that silence is a powerful tool. If you’re serious about advancing your career, then you need to master the art […]

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Resume Writing Rich with STARs, CARs & OARs

Resumes rich with STARs, CARs and OARs get the most attention and drive the most action because they focus on achievements and add measurable value to every resume. How? By instantly communicating proof of what a candidate has learned and can immediately apply to the new hiring company. If you’re not familiar with these acronyms: […]

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Avoid Interview Flatlining: Tips for Demonstrating Interest and Energy

A colleague of mine recently confessed to “falling asleep” while interviewing a candidate. According to this seasoned Human Resources director the candidate lengthily droned on in a monotone voice luring her into a trance. Though embarrassed by her own lack of professionalism, the director crossed the candidate off her list of potentials citing “lack of […]

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