Monthly Archives: June 2010

Summer Job Search

‘Tis the season of graduation parties, Fourth of July gatherings, and summer cookouts…and the subsequent conversations with family and friends. For those of us who are in the job hunt, this leads to the inevitable question, “How is the job … Continue reading

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Interviewing: Fast Start and Good Fit are Key

From the Society for Human Resource Management survey of nearly 500 HR managers: 30% of hiring managers will decide whether to hire you within 15 minutes 40% of hiring managers say a cellphone ringing in the middle of an interview … Continue reading

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Interviewing – Asking Questions

Often, the final segment in an interview is where you are encouraged to ask questions of the potential employer.  It is of paramount importance to ask good questions as it will show a true interest in the job and employer. … Continue reading

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Interviewing – Anticipate & Review

No one likes to be blindsided by an interview question, especially a question that could have been anticipated. To help you prepare for the questions that may be asked of you, review the job posting to find key skills and … Continue reading

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The Interview Phase

Your resume and networking contacts have gotten you in the door and the company has extended an offer to interview,  now it is up to you to close the deal and deliver a winning interview. I like to approach interviewing … Continue reading

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Resume Bullet Points

Resumes should be focused on the future job, not your current position. Continue reading

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Crafting Your Marketing Pitch?

Many of us have heard the concept of an “elevator speech” or “30 second pitch” as a way of communicating what your goals, interests, ideas, etc. But how does one create an appropriate ‘pitch’? Continue reading

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