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



YOUR INTERVIEW QUESTIONS MOVE YOU UP OR DOWN

Posted on: February 13th, 2018 by
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At the end of most interviews you’ll be asked, “What questions do you have of me?” That’s the time to move your candidacy up the ladder or down. You’ll be assessed by the quality of your questions, not the quantity. Questions that demonstrate your business acumen or the value of your insights will move you closer to becoming a top candidate. Other questions will knock Continue reading the story "YOUR INTERVIEW QUESTIONS MOVE YOU UP OR DOWN"

TIME TO MOVE ON?

Posted on: February 6th, 2018 by
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When do you know it’s time to call it quits and find your next job? These 6 signs are a reliable indicator of a troubled career. If you don’t take action to make a change, your boss or the organization will. It’s just a matter of time.   The workplace environment is different from what you experienced in the past:

WHAT DO EMPLOYEES REALLY WANT?

Posted on: January 31st, 2018 by
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I’ve been reading a lot recently about how unique the Millennials are in the workforce. Articles talk about how they’re different from the rest of us. I challenge that hypothesis. When I compare the list of so-called differences, I find it’s very consistent with the needs and desires of most people in the workforce, with a few exceptions. Here is a list of Millennial “differences”:  

WHAT WORD DEFINES YOUR FUTURE SUCCESS?

Posted on: January 31st, 2018 by
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Whether you’re a finalist candidate or waiting for a promotion, there’s one word that will determine your ability to get the job or move up in the organization. Assuming you’re competent, are a compatible fit in the organization and have the necessary skills and ability to do the job… the key word is: JUDGMENT.   Good judgment over time will accelerate your career goals. Poor judgment will Continue reading the story "WHAT WORD DEFINES YOUR FUTURE SUCCESS?"

WHY DIDN’T YOU GET THE JOB?

Posted on: January 16th, 2018 by
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There are four fundamental hurdles to move you through each step of the hiring process:  
  1. Your resume has to be one of the top 10 selected out of 100 or more applicants
  2. You’re one of the top 2 or 3 candidates out of 10 with your telephone/Skype interview
  3. You must be the top candidate after your personal interviews with the decision makers
  4. You must have Continue reading the story "WHY DIDN’T YOU GET THE JOB?"