Posts Tagged ‘career coach nyc’

The Top 4 Ways Not to Stand Out

It takes effort to stand out

I’ve asked about 1,000-plus executives throughout the last decade this question: How do you usually prepare for a job interview? Here are the top four ways that they have prepared for job interviews, they’ve: Read or memorized their resume/job description Guessed and answered the questions they’ll be asked Consulted with a human resources friend /…

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The Key to Landing Strategy Jobs

The key is confidence however not just your own…read on. As a job candidate, you are constantly being evaluated when it comes to how much or how little value you’ll potentially bring to an employer. For example, interviewers often wonder whether a job candidate can really figure out how to grow a company’s market share…

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Want to step into a more strategic role?

This month, I’ve set out to help you imagine what it is like to be the interviewer. I’ve found that while coaching high-performing executives the act of brainstorming what an interviewer may have on his mind has proven to be a quite effective interview preparation strategy. It has been useful in particular when I’m coaching…

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The Art of Job Interview Mind Reading

If you recall my last note, I said this: Interviewers have more on their minds than getting to know you. The best way I know how to convince you that this insight should inform how you prepare for your next interview is by providing an example. Imagine that you are the change management lead for…

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How to Hack Your Round One Interview

Four Useless Assumptions That Could Sabotage a Round One Interview “More than 50% of the people currently in Human Resources were once contributors in business units outside of HR” shared a former COO of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM). This statement made me think about the assumptions we may go into a first…

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Use My Disappointment As Your Edge (Too)

I recall what one of my managers early on in my career told me when I asked about being considered for a promotion as a result of my strong performance evaluation. He looked at me in the eyes and said that I had to behave like an account executive for a number of months before…

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How to Outsource Your Job Search

The toughest part of a job hunt for many clients is figuring out who are the right contacts for them to approach each week. It takes time to prioritize the best people to approach. It takes creativity to think about how to start conversations. It takes insight to figure out who is willing to help…

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