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The Top Ten Most Desirable Traits

The Top Ten Most Desirable Traits

In my previous post, I shared some of the trickiest interview questions individuals often come across and how to successfully navigate them. One I didn’t mention was the classic, “What Are Your Greatest Strengths?” question and how to portray your desirable traits.  ...

How to Deal with the “Trick” Questions

How to Deal with the “Trick” Questions

When it’s time for the interview, your interviewers will come from different motivations. Whether they were passed up for the promotion, asked last minute to join or have a stake in the hiring decision, they will all be armed with their own "trick" questions.   Having...

Interview Questions YOU Should Be Asking

Interview Questions YOU Should Be Asking

You’re not the only one be interviewed; you should be interviewing your prospect employer as well. It’s just as important for it to be the right fit for you as it is for them. During each opportunity, use breaks in the conversation to ask the interviewer a few...

Saying Thank You

Saying Thank You

In the executive-search business, we say time kills all deals. It’s no different for candidates interviewing. Time will kill your opportunity with a company quickly if you do not have a post-interview strategy for sending thank you notes and accepting offers. Send...

Top LinkedIn Tips – Part Three

Top LinkedIn Tips – Part Three

Over the last couple of posts I’ve shared several top tips for optimizing your LinkedIn profile so you get noticed. Here are the remaining essentials for you to implement when establishing or updating your LinkedIn presence: Skills and Endorsements. LinkedIn provides...

Top LinkedIn Tips – Part Two

Top LinkedIn Tips – Part Two

In my previous post, I began sharing some of the top tips to implement when completing your LinkedIn profile – because, you need a LinkedIn profile! You can read about those first four tips here. Ok, so on to the next four tips for optimizing your LinkedIn profile:...

Top LinkedIn Tips – Part One

Top LinkedIn Tips – Part One

We’ve already established having a LinkedIn profile in today’s business world is a must. However, how do you make your profile one that works for you and not against you? Over the next several posts I’ll address the top LinkedIn tips for you to follow when making sure...

Appearance Matters!

Appearance Matters!

After all the work you’ve done on your resume and in conducting a winning telephone interview, you certainly don’t want to blow it by showing up with an appearance that sends the wrong message. First impressions can oftentimes make or break you as a candidate. While...

What Should You Bring to the Interview?

What Should You Bring to the Interview?

Did you even think you’d bring something to an interview? Well, you should…but make sure they are the right things. 1. A portfolio that includes a pad of paper and several pens. You need to take notes.   2. Written questions. Have questions prepared for each...

How To Write a Winning Cover Letter

How To Write a Winning Cover Letter

Some may say the cover letter is obsolete. However, I’ve seen a well-craft cover letter make the decision on a prospective candidate faster and oftentimes can make up for a really lousy resume.  If you’re going to do it though, do it right. Cover letters are tailored...

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