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Category Archives: Preparation

Pre-Interview Research

Tweet You got the interview, now what?  Time to dig in and learn all you can so you can shine in the face-to-face meeting.  Having good background on the company will make you look interested and prepared, but the research will give you valuable knowledge that will help confirm that this is in fact a [...]

The Art of Telling An Effective Story

Tweet Preparing for an interview can be an exhaustive process.  Do you have the proper wardrobe? Do you know how to get to the office?  Do you know every piece of your resume and why you put it on there?  If you have all of this down, you probably feel pretty prepared, but you forgot [...]

Networking Conversations Part Two: Steering the Encounter

Tweet By now we all realize how important networking conversations are in a successful job search.  For some, getting over the awkwardness and creating a great dialog can feel challenging. The good news is that there are ways to make networking go smoothly.  In part one, we talked about getting the conversation started. Today, moving [...]

Top Tips on Negotiating Job Offers – Part 1 of 3

Tweet Nancy Kasmar, MS, SPHR, CCP is the Practice Lead for Compensation and Benefits Consulting at Washington Employers, a member-based organization providing real-time business results through strategic workforce performance solutions. She is a subject matter expert on compensation and assists members in attracting, retaining, and motivating their employees. I hope if you’re reading this, you [...]

Elevator Pitch Done Right: A Step-by-Step Guide

A job seeker’s elevator pitch can be a powerful tool when done correctly. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to use your elevator pitch properly to enhance your job search.

Video Friday: Transitioning Into a New Field

Tweet A job search creates a great opportunity to take your career in a new direction. But making that transition, and selling yourself in a new area can be tricky. In today’s Friday Video, Life Coach Patricia Klingler gives a quick tip on how to move in a new direction.

Mealtime Interviews: An Etiquette Guide

Tweet You have just gotten the interview and the hiring manager said it’s a lunch interview tomorrow at 1:00. You have never had a lunch interview before or have not had one for quite some time. What do you do?

Video Friday: Targeting Small Companies

Advice and tips on landing a job at small companies in today’s economy.

Video Friday: Understand a Job’s Requirements

Job seekers should take time to clearly understand the job description and requirements before applying.

Revealing Questions to Ask in a Job Interview

Tweet We’ve all heard you should come to an interview prepared to ask questions. But asking the right questions and responding to what you hear can be the secret to landing the job.  While questions show your preparedness and interest, they are also a critical way to learn what the hiring manager is really looking for.

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