Category Archives: Interview

Hut 1, Hut 2, Hired!

Those who know me or follow my blog know that I love college football.  There are many lessons one learns in athletics that can be applied to one’s career search.  Because of this synergy,  I often use athletics in my … Continue reading

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My Job Search Story: The Offer Stage

The finish line is close – months of discernment, applying for jobs, networking outreach, interviewing, and more interviewing – I now find myself at the Offer Stage of the job search.  As I mentioned earlier, the job search process seems … Continue reading

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My Job Search Story: The Final Round Interview

After months of introspection (should I stay or should I go), talking with confidants, focusing on the type or role/institution I wanted, applying, networking, and going through the exploratory interview phase, I finally reached the FINAL ROUND.  I was off … Continue reading

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My Job Search Story: Know When to Walk Away

When I was growing up, Kenny Roger’s “The Gambler” was a hit song.  The song’s refrain is famous: You gotta know when to hold ’em, know when to fold ’em Know when to walk away, know when to run. Kenny … Continue reading

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My Job Search Story: The Flurry of Activity

As I chronicle my recent job search in an effort to help others understand the steps I took, I hope the pieces I share can be adapted to one’s own search.  I realize that my process may not match others’ … Continue reading

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Interview Tip from an Hiring Executive

I had the opportunity to speak with a senior executive about interviewing and he offered a few tips I would like to pass along to my readers.  The tips are not geared for entry-level roles, rather they are focused on … Continue reading

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Putting the “I” in Interview

In a recent discussion with recent graduates about the STAR Interview Answer format, I stressed the need to highlight how you contributed/your role during your interview answers.  Some attendees were concerned about being perceived as arrogant or cocky if they spoke … Continue reading

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