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Interview Skills

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 you can lay a firm foundation for answering many job interview...

Don’t Bring up Negatives in Your Job Interview!

Don’t Bring up Negatives in Your Job Interview!

You know your main goal in your job interview is to prove you have what it takes to do the job. But have you ever felt compelled to point out your skill gaps or other potential weaknesses? Resist this temptation and don't bring up negatives in your job interview!...

How to Prepare Your Contacts for Professional Reference Checks

How to Prepare Your Contacts for Professional Reference Checks

One detail you  should NEVER overlook in your job search is preparing and managing your contacts for professional reference checks in the later stages of the job interview process. Here’s how to ensure a smooth interaction and great conversation between your...

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 bored or like they’d rather be somewhere else,” said a San Diego-based...

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 example: “It’s been years since I’ve had to even look for a job—I know...

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 he’d have greater impact on the business. But there was no room  for...

4 Top Tips to Manage Your 2019 Job Search & Career

4 Top Tips to Manage Your 2019 Job Search & Career

Have you resolved that 2019 is your year to job search and land a new job? Your year to be ready--just in case an amazing, unexpected career opportunity comes up? Your year to put more energy into proactively managing your career? If this sounds like you, then follow...

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 that hour, use these 6 tips to frame and deliver relevant, impactful...

Mock Interview Your Way into Job Offers Faster!

Mock Interview Your Way into Job Offers Faster!

Most of us wouldn’t dream of giving a big presentation, speech, performance, or  demonstration without doing at least one run-through. Yet when it comes to hard-won job interviews, candidates often decide to skip mock interview practice and wing it. While the “wing...

How to Take Your Job Interview Skills from Stale to Stellar

How to Take Your Job Interview Skills from Stale to Stellar

If you’re like most job seekers I talk with, you find job interviews uniquely stressful for one of these main reasons: It’s been years since you’ve interviewed. You’re actively interviewing, but not getting offers.   You struggle to sell your skills, even though...

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