Posts Tagged ‘career advice’

LinkedIn Challenge TIP 2: How to Write a Killer LinkedIn Summary‏

Does your LinkedIn summary tell a good story about your accomplishments, motivations, and future interests? Has it made anyone want to meet you? Let’s continue the ultimate LinkedIn challenge. LinkedIn Challenge TIP 2 out of 5:  When a recruiter or potential employer reads your summary statement, they want to learn about the person beyond the great professional…

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LinkedIn Challenge Starts Now!

Increase your LinkedIn IQ in 5 weeks for free. See results in only 1 week. Start by joining the Ultimate LinkedIn Challenge. I am taking a break from my usual blog post structure and doing things differently during the next few days (FYI: this change in plan is really just for YOU (the world’s best…

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Interview Tips: When to Share Personal Information to Land a Job

It’s NOT always inappropriate to discuss your personal life during a professional conversation — including during a formal interview, informational interview, or while networking. However, so few interviewees or job seekers bring their personal experiences into the mix for fear of coming across as unprofessional — and as a result so many miss the ultimate…

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What Cultural Nuances Energize YOU?

Company Culture Elements mind map

When I read Bill Barnett’s Harvard Business Review blog entry, “Investigate Culture, Ask the Right Questions,” I shook my head in agreement. A firm’s culture is difficult to articulate. Yet, cultural nuances such as the behaviors that are supported within a work environment as well as the conditions that exist internally are easier to put…

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Tell Me Your Story but Alleviate My Headache

Grab my 24-hour interview guide to get the job. CLAIM YOUR GUIDE NOW Here is how to think about attacking the old, “tell me about yourself” question.  The easy way to do so is in chronological order but that’s overused and frankly lacks pizzazz.  Instead, start with the end goal in mind: to get hired.

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