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The Five Most Common Mistakes Mid-Level Job Seekers Make

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How To Avoid The Tell Me About Yourself Trap

Interviewing Career Paths Tell Me About Yourself

One of the first questions that is asked during a job interview or informational meeting is “Can you please tell me about yourself”. You would think that a question like this would be easy to answer yet I have seen

Rethink How You  Hire People – You May Be Doing It All Wrong

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A recent Harvard Business Review article “How To Hire” by the always on target Patty McCord (former Chief Talent Officer for Netflix and now a very in demand consultant) challenged many of the perspectives that I had

Hiring Managers – Please Stop Ghosting Your Candidates – Notes From An Outplacement Consultant

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As an outplacement consultant, I work with a number of great candidates who are in job search. They put their heart and soul into finding their next opportunity.

What Dating Sites Can Teach Us About Interviewing

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In the recent Wired magazine there was an interesting article by Elise Craig titled “Not OK, Cupid: Niche Dating Apps Are Proving Icky and Bad For Love”.  In the article she writes about how dating sites have gone

Ask A Career Coach – It’s All in How You Present Yourself

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Companies don’t hire people. People hire people. They don’t hire resumes, cover letters or fancy business cards. They hire people who can add value.

Ask A Career Coach - Interviewing Fundamentals Are Back

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Ask A Career Coach - 14 Tips to Ace Your Skype Job Interview

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Practice makes perfect. This dictum applies to learning to do anything well -- whether it's riding a bike, speaking a foreign language, or doing a Skype interview with confidence. Consultant Kerrie Hopkins, who works

Ask a Career Coach - 7 Tips to Ace the Phone Interview

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It is pretty much a given these days that if a candidate’s resume makes it past the first step in the screening process, the next step will be a phone interview. In today’s job market, human resources, hiring

Ask A Career Coach - 5 Tips to Optimize Your Thank You Note

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The thank you note is a dying art. Nearly 61% of job candidates have not written a thank you note to their interviewer or hiring manager after they have left an interview or wait for DAYS after to write it (Source: