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



WHAT TO DO AFTER YOU RESIGN?

Posted on: August 7th, 2018 by
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How you leave an organization is just as important as entering a new one.  Why?
  • You’ll need terrific references later as you move up the career ladder
  • Your legacy and reputation are important for your future
  • It’s the right and professional thing to do
  Before you leave, there are some things you can do to help with the transition, for both the organization and yourself:  

BE THE SOLUTION!

Posted on: July 31st, 2018 by
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When you come right down to it, hiring managers are looking for people who can:  
  • Help them solve an immediate problem
  • Help them reach longer-term goals and objectives effectively
  • Work harmoniously with the boss, co-workers/staff and customers
  Put more succinctly, hiring managers are reallylooking for someone who can find solutions to current issues, prevent future problems, and advance the function to its full potential. So, what can Continue reading the story "BE THE SOLUTION!"

5 WAYS TO “ACE” TELEPHONE INTERVIEWS

Posted on: July 24th, 2018 by
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Many applicants are apprehensive with a telephone-screening interview.  It’s awkward:  You can’t see the person your speaking with, there are no physical cues as to how you are coming across, the time is limited, the conversation is usually one sided and you can’t ask a lot of questions. Also, you’re probably not talking directly to your potential boss.   However, telephone-screen interviews are here to stay and Continue reading the story "5 WAYS TO “ACE” TELEPHONE INTERVIEWS"

YOUR NOT FIRED, JUST “REPOSITIONED”

Posted on: July 17th, 2018 by
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A close friend was about to be “repositioned”, but instead he decided to terminate the company. He waited for months while a major global corporation was acquiring his international company and kept saying it wanted to keep the work group intact.  They gave employees no direction or encouragement. Then his boss said they were “thinking” of transferring certain workers to the cold and snowy North (from the Continue reading the story "YOUR NOT FIRED, JUST “REPOSITIONED”"

KEY ANSWERS TO THORNY QUESTIONS

Posted on: July 10th, 2018 by
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Think about the interviewing process as a sliding scale, where each of your answers to an interview question will either advance or diminish your candidacy.  How you respond to the interviewer can be tricky, especially when the questions are problematic for you.  Here are some thorny questions and alternative ways to respond to them.   Why are you seeking to leave your current job? Be ready for Continue reading the story "KEY ANSWERS TO THORNY QUESTIONS"