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6 ways to interact with one of the most important people in the interview process

Who is one of the most important people in the interview process? The recruiter? Sure they’re important; you go through them to get to the interview. Human Resources? They’re important, as well. Like the recruiter, you may have an initial phone interview with … Continue reading

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6 topics to include in your interview follow-up note

Some job candidates believe the interview is over after they’ve shaken hands with the interviewers and have left the room. Well, that went well, they think, and now it’s time to wait for the decision. And perhaps it went well. … Continue reading

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13 ways to act professionally in the job search

Years ago my daughter had to defend her position when she was accused of something that she and I felt was unjust. Nonetheless, before she spoke to the principal, I told her to act professionally. The look on her face … Continue reading

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5 ways dwelling on your age will hurt your job search

I’ve added one more reason why dwelling on your age will hurt your job search. As with anything you try to achieve, attitude is key. One of my connections sent me part of an email he received in response to … Continue reading

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7 reasons to say no to a job offer

I don’t recommend that my customers say no to a job offer unless there’s a good reason. That’s why when one of my most promising customers told me she was reluctant to accept a job offer at a leading hotel … Continue reading

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4 reasons for NOT saying at an interview that you’re a Perfectionist

I can say with certainty that I am not a perfectionist. Today, for instance, I’m wearing brown shoes, olive-green pants, a black belt, a blue striped shirt, and a Mackintosh plaid tie. And, oh, my socks don’t match. I attribute … Continue reading

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Dear recruiter, 15 reasons why you lost the best candidate ever

As a career strategist I’m privy to conversation from job candidates who are at the mercy of internal and third-party recruiters. I say mercy because before they can sell themselves to the hiring manager, they have to get past the recruiter. … Continue reading

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