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



BAD DECISION OR PERFORMANCE?

Posted on: April 16th, 2019 by
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Everyone has experienced making a bad decision, or a performance shortfall. You can never redo what has passed, but you can recover to a better place than where you were before.  How?   Most importantly, if your attitude or behavior becomes an impediment, it will dramatically affect your future.  As the saying goes, “When you’re in a hole, stop digging”.   That doesn’t mean you stop trying, just that Continue reading the story "BAD DECISION OR PERFORMANCE?"

DREADED INTERVIEW QUESTIONS

Posted on: April 9th, 2019 by
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Open-ended questions are dreaded and can be a potential trap for the unprepared.  Answers to open-ended questions can sometimes accelerate your candidacy if your responses are succinct and targeted.  Your answers can also sink your chances if you don’t demonstrate that your communications skills are up to the standards of the hiring manager.  Yes or no questions are easier, but you can’t market yourself with Continue reading the story "DREADED INTERVIEW QUESTIONS"

SCAMS IN RECRUITING

Posted on: April 3rd, 2019 by
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Have you ever applied for a job and been asked for a written outline as to how you would approach a specific problem?  There’s nothing more valuable than your creative ideas, strategies and experiences in solving problems that impede an organization.  But, why would you freely give that information away to an interviewer in writing?  You may not get the job for which your interviewing, Continue reading the story "SCAMS IN RECRUITING"

HOW TO FIND THE BEST BOSS?

Posted on: March 26th, 2019 by
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When you’re interviewing, what are you looking for in a boss and how do you find answers?   What people say is secondary to how they behave.  Actions speak louder than words.  Some actions you can see and experience during an interview.  Other feedback is available from current or past employees, by chat sites, or on-line company websites.   Here’s a list of behaviors that most employees are Continue reading the story "HOW TO FIND THE BEST BOSS?"

ARE YOU FALLING BEHIND?

Posted on: March 19th, 2019 by
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We all have good days and bad days.  When the balance gets tilted too much toward the bad days, it’s time to evaluate where you are and why.  There are visible signs that give you indicators of when you need to assess your job, career and direction.  Here are some of them: