Posts Tagged ‘mock interview’

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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A Huge Miss by Those Reentering the Workforce

Your professional network matters and is highly marketable because as an executive it means you can call an “old friend” and get things done. Top firms are looking for this and are willing to pay for it. Now, if you’ve been out of the workforce for a while then a key concern employers may have…

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Messy Job Search? Here’s an Anchor

Is your job hunt all over the place? I’ve been noticing this as it relates to the corporate Olympians that I’ve been coaching of late. The crux of the matter is that many are unclear about their work history and objectives. Ironically, the same professionals who lead due diligence efforts prior to implementing a plan…

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Behavioral Interviews: Outdoing Your Peers

I’m noticing a trend in interview rooms that I’d like to nip in the bud.     Many business leaders are scratching the surface when it comes to responding to behavioral questions. Most leave too much to the imagination and as a result are not landing the best roles. Let me explain and offer one…

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Stop Depreciating in Value

Job hunters are like houses waiting to be sold; the longer they are on the market, the harder it is to sell them. In the case of houses, real estate agents change their strategy or update a property’s details (e.g. price, curb appeal, etc.) to generate leads. Similarly, you should make changes to garner a…

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Does Your Motivation for Changing Careers Stink?

“I want to stop reading and rotting and that’s why I want to leave law in pursuit of becoming a marketer!” Changing sectors takes extraordinary efforts and this reason will not move the mountains you need moved to successfully transition. However, you will gain traction if your motivation for the switch exhibits these four characteristics,…

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