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“How many people do I have to interview with to get a job here?!” At many companies the answer is likely to be “several,” either one person at a time – a sequential or serial format – or all at once as a panel. This is not the company ganging up on you – although […]Continue reading
Let’s say the phone rings and you’re hearing “We’d like to bring you in for an interview…” In the heat of your excitement, don’t forget to make sure you know what kind of interview to expect. Usually the interviewer will tell you what you need to know. If they don’t, ask! There are several forms […]Continue reading
Employers are keenly interested in a candidate’s accomplishments – success stories from their past and current experience – but it can be hard for job seekers to identify and recall them. My best accomplishments on my previous job? I’m not sure I can remember! In my recent article, Accomplishments: Resume Rocket Fuel!, I discussed what […]Continue reading
Recently I decided to search Twitter for posts containing the words “job interview.” Of the first three posts I read, two were job seekers celebrating their upcoming interview with language like “F— yeah!” or saying they were so thrilled that they claimed to have, uh, lost control of their bodily functions. Another was so raunchy […]Continue reading
One of the biggest “aha!” moments for many of my clients comes as we develop their unique selling proposition (USP). Your USP is your unique answer to employers’ question – stated or not – “Why should we hire you instead of another candidate?” You may have 20 reasons why they should hire you, but the […]Continue reading
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