The Myth of Job Security

  Imagine being at your job 13 years and one day “Poof!”… Your job is gone. You get called into your boss’s office and you are coldly told that you are being let go today. Progressive growth, two promotions and many sacrificed weekends didn’t save your butt. You’re out. Just happened to a buddy of […]

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Interview Questions You Hope They Don’t Ask

  They always ask the interview questions you really hope they don’t ask. Always. No matter how much you pray, do juju voodoo dances, or stay focused on the positive… The hiring manager ALWAYS asks the interview questions you don’t want them to ask. —How much are you making now (it’s not illegal in every […]

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How “I’m Open” Is Killing Your Job Search (and Resume!)

  When a job seeker tells me, “I am open…” when I ask what type of job they are looking for, I roll my eyes. The job seeker is lying when they give me that answer. No… You are not open… If you are a $197,000 Marketing Director in your last job, you are probably […]

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Do You Think Like a Marketer in Your Job Search?

  Waiting for recruiters to call you with a job opening… Trolling job boards hoping the right job surfaces so you can scramble your resume and cover note and submit it via the online portal – hopefully capturing a schmidge of a recruiter’s glance to garner an interview call… These are some of the ways […]

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Why Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) Are a Waste of Time

  Based on all the questions I receive, cracking the ATS keyword code seems to be the holy grail of job seeking. “What keywords do I need to get recruiters to look at my resume?” “Is there a limit to the number of keywords I can use in my LinkedIn profile?” “Where should I put […]

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How Long Should I Wait For a Job Offer?

  “I had an interview two Fridays ago and it went really well! But now I haven’t heard anything. Does it mean I am out of the running? I have followed up twice… Should I follow up again? How long do I wait?” Chris asked this multi-faceted question during a training session. I am going […]

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