Post Archives from the ‘Blog: Career Advice & Tips’ Category



NON-VERBAL BLUNDERS

Posted on: May 21st, 2019 by
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Let’s assume you had a great interview.  You answered all the questions in a comprehensive and professional way.  You would give yourself a score of 90 or better.  Then you get the call that they have chosen someone else.  What went wrong?  There are a lot of reasons that has nothing to do with you (like the boss’s son-in-law getting the job).  But there are Continue reading the story "NON-VERBAL BLUNDERS"

HOW TO ANSWER THESE FIVE QUESTIONS

Posted on: May 14th, 2019 by
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No matter how much you prepare, there’s always a question you’re not expecting during an interview.  When you put yourself in the mind of the hiring manager, what would you want to know? These are questions that have no right or wrong answers, only some answers are better than others.  Always angle your answers two ways:  Respond to what you know is an issue the hiring Continue reading the story "HOW TO ANSWER THESE FIVE QUESTIONS"

TEN STEPS TOWARD A PROMOTION

Posted on: May 7th, 2019 by
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A promotion can be internal or a change to a new company.  There are a few things you need to know or do in order to prepare for your next promotion:
  1. Be competent in all of the skills and knowledge required in your current position – If you aren’t a “master performer” in your current job, how can you expected to be considered for the next Continue reading the story "TEN STEPS TOWARD A PROMOTION"

HOW TO NEGOTIATE AN OFFER

Posted on: April 30th, 2019 by
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Let's assume a hiring manager wants you. You’re offered the job. What do you do?   Usually an employer will outline the conditions of the employment offer in writing. Make sure it coincides with your understanding, then say, “Thank you very much for this exciting opportunity. I'd like to review the offer, talk it over with family and come back with questions.” Why?  You may have room Continue reading the story "HOW TO NEGOTIATE AN OFFER"

STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESS

Posted on: April 23rd, 2019 by
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What attributes do you need to achieve success?  What should you do differently? Successful individuals are different from less successful ones.  If you can understand and pattern your behavior in a different way, you may be able to change the trajectory of your job and maybe your career.  What are those attributes?  Successful individuals: