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Networking Tips from The Godfather

In the opening scene of the 1972 classic, The Godfather,  Don Corleone (The Godfather) and Bonasera (the undertaker) engage in a conversation around favors.  Bonasera desires justice to be served on the young men who assaulted his daughter.  After some … Continue reading

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Motivating “Cruise Control” Employees

You know this person. He arrives at 8:00 a.m. and clocks out exactly at 5:00 p.m. –never a minute late on either end.  He does what is assigned and his work performance is satisfactory.  He has been doing the same … Continue reading

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My Job Search Story: Communication and Evaluation

Over the past few weeks, I have tried to chronicle my job search for readers.  I hope these stories will help others implement some of the strategies I have outlined in previous posts into their job searches.  The other day, … Continue reading

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My Job Search Story: Using My Board of Trustees

The other day, I detailed who I included in my job search Board of Trustees. You should consider creating your own board – just be sure to include individuals from a variety of sources, who know different aspects of you and … Continue reading

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Your Last Weeks at Your Current Job…

Congratulations on your new job.  This is an exciting time full of possibilities and often one wants to jump right into the new role asap – and sometimes this is possible as your current employer allows you to vacate your … 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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