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Informational Interview Your Way to a New Job Faster

Informational Interview Your Way to a New Job Faster

Most jobs are never advertised, so the best way to fast-track your search and access the hidden job market is via informational interviews a.k.a. networking meetings or informational meetings.   Switch from Reactive to Proactive Job Search Mode Even with the odds...

Overcoming Ageism to Win the Job Interview (Part 2)

Overcoming Ageism to Win the Job Interview (Part 2)

(To view Part 1 of this 2-part article, go here.) Interviewing while 50+ is a concern for many job seekers. And while the employment outlook for older professionals is good, ageist biases still come into play when it comes to job interviews. Beat these biases by being...

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...

Why the Holiday Season is a Great time to Job Hunt

Why the Holiday Season is a Great time to Job Hunt

Are you tempted to tap the brakes on your job hunt during the holidays? You’re not the only one, which is exactly why you should stay the course like it’s mid-March. “I’ve always had strong activity through the holidays,” says Kari Bodmer, principal at Bodmer...

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...

The Best Question to Ask in Your Next Job Interview

The Best Question to Ask in Your Next Job Interview

After you've discovered the Best Question to Ask below, access this cheat sheet to build a full list of questions for your interviewer! ~ Get your 16 Questions to Ask in a Job Interview Cheat Sheet here:  Typically,...

7 Months to Launch: One Job Seeker’s Journey to a New Job

7 Months to Launch: One Job Seeker’s Journey to a New Job

When project management leader Martyn Lindley’s position was eliminated at Hewlett-Packard after 19 years with the company, he knew he faced a job hunting challenge. He needed to find another senior-level role in a desirable company without relocating from his home in...

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 noticeable factor when you first meet someone is positivity. Think about...

What’s Worth (and a Waste of) Time in Your Job Search

What’s Worth (and a Waste of) Time in Your Job Search

I just got back from Glacier National Park, where nature provided a feast for my eyes, adventures for my soul, and memories that will last a lifetime. Hiking, rafting, paddling, and eating aside, my favorite thing about the trip was chatting with other park visitors...

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