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Interview Preparation

How Most People Interview All Wrong

Most people, when they prepare for the interview, dutifully research the company. These are typically the two areas they cover in depth: Company knowledge: Products, service lines, management, competition,growth trajectories, etc… Self Knowledge: Resume details, CAR stories, work communication styles, and standard, behavioral and situational interview question preparation, etc…. Check. Check. And…. Check.

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5 Questions You Hope Interviewers Don’t Ask

5 Questions You Hope Interviewers Don’t Ask Every candidate has the “God, I hope they don’t ask me that question” question. And a recruiter can tell when they have asked that question. They see that a candidate has become uncomfortable. The signs vary. But the signals can look like any one or combination of the […]

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The Seven-Step Interview Closing Solution

Do any of the following questions resonate with you? Have you been drifting between jobs for one, two, three or more months? Are you feeling overwhelmed and discouraged by how much time and effort your job search is taking? Do you wake up unclear on how you spend your time most efficiently? Been there, done […]

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New Interview Question: Your 20-Year Old Dumb Decision?

  Imagine being asked on an interview, “Tell me about a stupid decision you made 20 years ago and how it is impacting you today?” Well, if your coffee didn’t wake you up this morning, I’ll bet you reading this question just made your eyes open a bit wider. This is an actual question companies […]

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6 Types of Stories to Tell During Your Next Interview

  There are six types of stories you should have on hand for your next interview: When you solved a problem. When you overcame a challenge. When you made a mistake. When you worked as a leader. When you worked with a team. When you did something interesting. Chances are, these are nothing new to […]

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What Do Job-Searching HR Pros Have in Common with People Getting Haircuts?

  Ever hear of HR Pros and recruiters struggling to find a job? In the online groups I moderate, job seekers often comment with, “I’m trying hard not to dwell on the irony here, but I hear of HR people needing advice to get through a process run by other HR people. Does anyone else […]

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