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A Simple Formula for Job Interview Success

A Simple Formula for Job Interview Success

Knowing how to prepare for your job interview can be overwhelming. While you can’t anticipate every possible question, there IS a simple formula you can follow for job interview success. Here’s how...

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How to Bring Energy to Job Interviews!

How to Bring Energy to Job Interviews!

Want to know one of the quickest ways to a hiring manager's heart? Bring a healthy dose of energy to your job interviews! “You wouldn’t believe the number of people who come in and act like they’re...

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Overcoming Ageism to Win the Job Interview

Overcoming Ageism to Win the Job Interview

(Part 1 of 2) As someone who works with well-established professionals and execs, I notice a big difference in the way a 50+ job seeker describes their  concerns v. someone in their 30s or 40s. For...

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Job Search Tips Told Firsthand

Job Search Tips Told Firsthand

James Johnson* had a successful 14-year engineering career, and for the first time in his professional life, he faced a job search. James was ready to move up from being hands-on to a director where...

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Job Interview Storytelling: 6 Ways to Excel

Job Interview Storytelling: 6 Ways to Excel

You’ve worked hard to get a job interview with your target company—a chance to sell your strengths through storytelling to convince the employer that you’re the best candidate. To make the most of...

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The Power of Positivity  in Your Interview

The Power of Positivity in Your Interview

A reputable recruiter told me that his three non-negotiables when deciding whether to advance a candidate in the interview process are honesty, responsiveness, and a positive attitude. The most...

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How to Interview From a Distance

How to Interview From a Distance

Even if you live close to the company you’re interviewing with, odds are very good they'll want to talk to you on the phone or via video first, as distance interviews remain a popular,...

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“Why Are You in the Job Market?”

“Why Are You in the Job Market?”

One of those simple, early-in-the interview questions you’ll often hear is “Why are you in the job market?”  Variations include, “Why are you looking for a new job?” or “Why do you want to leave...

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You’re Qualified, But Do They Like You?

You’re Qualified, But Do They Like You?

Your résumé stood out and you made the short list of job interview candidates. Your phone screen went swimmingly. Now Interview Day is here, and you’re in the lobby armed with hard copies of your...

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“Tell me about yourself…”

“Tell me about yourself…”

"Tell me about yourself" is one of the first job interview questions you'll face. Sounds innocent enough, right? But what you say in that first minute of your meeting sets the tone and influences...

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