Monthly Archives: November 2012

Skills for 2013

Want to know what employers are seeking in candidates, check out this article from Ruth Mantell about the “Must Have Job Skills in 2013” that appeared in the Wall Street Journal the other week.  Enjoy.    

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Undergraduate Networking Story

I have the honor of working with some of the best and brightest college students in the world in their search for post-graduate opportunities.  A current senior shared her networking story with me and I hope it helps inspire others … Continue reading

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Serenity Prayer – Part II

God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, The courage to change the things I can, And the wisdom to know the difference. –Reinhold Niebuhr, 1943 Yesterday, I wrote about receiving this passage as part of … Continue reading

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Serenity Prayer

God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, The courage to change the things I can, And the wisdom to know the difference. –Reinhold Niebuhr, 1943 The preceding passage, commonly known as the Serenity Prayer, was … Continue reading

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Know Your Interview Audience

The final round interview often entails meeting with several members of an organization.  These meetings can vary from individual (often the top-level management) to large group, from administrative staff to C-Suite management.  The key to success in these various interviews … Continue reading

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Mock Interviews for Experienced Candidates?

For many experienced applicants, it may have been years since one has been on the candidate side of the interview table.  And too often we overestimate our interviewing abilities.  Even if it has only been 1-2 years since you have … Continue reading

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Job Search Tips from LI Founder

Last February, Todd Wasserman posted a synopsis of Reid Hoffman’s book, The Start-up of You, highlighting eight tips for one’s job search.  Reid Hoffman is the co-founder and chairman of LinkedIn. While some of the advice has been mentioned before, he does … Continue reading

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