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Category: Interviewing

  • The Number One Secret to Interview Success

    The number one secret to interview success is pretty simple. In fact, it's only one word: preparation. You might be thinking well, duh. Of course I need to prepare! However, I've been doing interview coaching for over 20 years and I've heard from hiring managers that many candidates go into interview situations completely unprepared. And…

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  • Top 3 Virtual Interview Tips

    Given the current state of the world, it's not surprising that more and more employers are scheduling virtual interviews. In addition to social distancing reasons, companies might use online interviews to screen large numbers of candidates. Digital interviews also allow employers to make sure they're not being biased in their hiring process. You can start…

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  • Seven Signs You Need to Improve Your Interview Skills

    It's seriously hard not to take a job rejection personally. Sometimes the reason you didn't get a job is personal. But there are circumstances beyond our control as well. That said, there is always something to learn from an interview. Similarly, your job search and interview skills can always be improved. Check out these seven…

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  • Six Reasons You Didn’t Land an Interview

    You think you're doing everything right in your job search to land an interview. Networking is your middle name. Your resume is polished and your cover letter tailored. You send out hundreds of applications. But then you hear nothing. Crickets. There are many reasons why you might not be getting that phone call. I will…

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  • Five Signs That You Shouldn’t Accept a Job Offer

    You're really stoked about the job offer. Although your enthusiasm no doubt shined through in the interview, your nerves and excitement may unfortunately blind you to some major red flags. Before you accept a job offer, it's important to take time to figure out if it's really where you want to be. After all, this…

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  • Should You Be Honest in an Interview?

    My heart was racing and my palms were sweaty. It was the part of the interview where I was asked a curve ball question. Why do you want to work part-time? Suddenly I was faced with two choices. I could give an honest answer, or I could tell my interviewer what they wanted to hear. Deciding…

    Is honesty the best policy when interviewing?
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  • The #1 Interview Question You Should Be Asking

    I was interviewing for my dream job, or so I thought. It checked all of my "ideal career" boxes, like flexibility, including three months off per year (woot woot!!!), decent salary (this is a significant perk given I work in education), and job stability. Making it into the final round of interviews was something that…

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  • Biggest Interview Mistakes for Moms Returning to Work

    Interviewing is stressful. Returning to the workforce after taking time away is stressful. I know because I've been there. Based my own painful experience, I want to make sure you know how to avoid the biggest interview mistakes for moms returning to work. You might find yourself second guessing your background. Or question your decision…

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