Monthly Archives: February 2013

LinkedIn Impression

“You never get a second change to make a first impression” While Will Rogers was not thinking of LinkedIn when he offered the advice above, it is wise to remember this line when using social media sites.  To help make … Continue reading

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Prayer for Patience

When conducting a job search, one often wants the process to move much faster than the employer is able to proceed.  While there is little one can do to change the tide or the hiring timeline of an employer, one … Continue reading

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Skype Interview Tips

For many, the interview process begins with an initial exploratory conversation.  For many years, this meant a telephone conversation, but in today’s world it often means a video conference, or SKYPE, call.  While using video conferencing provides the advantage of … Continue reading

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Acing Telephone Interviews – Part II

Many successful career searches begin with a telephone interaction with a representative from a company.   When having a telephone interaction, it is important to know the function of the call is – is it a full interview or a … Continue reading

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Acing Telephone Interviews – Part 1

Many successful career searches begin with a telephone interaction with a representative from a company.   When having a telephone interaction, it is important to know the purpose of the call – is it a full interview or a screening … Continue reading

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Competing Metrics

This weekend I attended a leadership event where teams were asked to participate in a case scenario.  Each of the four groups had to make business decisions (Invest or Sell) that would earn their division and overall company money.  Who … Continue reading

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Account Exec Role

This morning I was working with an individual who is conducting a job search and she told me she was looking for an “Assistant Account Executive” type role in a media communications firm.  For those out there who are not … Continue reading

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