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Oct. 15 Career Seminar

Monday, October 5th, 2009 | Posted in Uncategorized

Everyone’s invited to my Oct. 15 seminar, entitled “Salary Negotiation: The Rules of the Game.” You can get all the details and sign up here. Seats are limited, so register soon. This is also an opportunity to get some of your career questions answered, and make new networking contacts! Click here to watch helpful career[…..]… Read more »

Your Ultimate Goal

Monday, August 31st, 2009 | Posted in Uncategorized

Getting the job offer is not your ultimate goal. Your real goal throughout this entire process has been to take charge of your career, find a job you love, and earn what you deserve. Click here to watch helpful career success videos!… Read more »

Trap Question #1: Your weaknesses

Monday, August 31st, 2009 | Posted in Uncategorized

“What are your weaknesses?” It’s the biggest trap question an interviewer can ask. A lot of people have heard this advice: “Answer by turning your strengths into something negative, like you work TOO hard or something.” WRONG. Never state anything negative! The right way to approach this question is to take a moment, and then[…..]… Read more »

What’s the worst networking faux pas?

Monday, August 24th, 2009 | Posted in Uncategorized

Last week we chatted with HR folks about bad interviews, so this week let’s change gears. Since networking IS your job search, executives and high-ranking managers are normally approached by job seekers who need to network. That’s great, except when it all goes wrong. So, executives and bosses, what’s the worst experience you’ve had with[…..]… Read more »

The Secret to Networking

Thursday, August 13th, 2009 | Posted in Uncategorized

In the course of your networking, the clearer you make it that you’re not looking for a job at the present time, the more attractive you’ll be to the hiring manager. This may seem counterintuitive, but it’s true. The fact is that almost no one likes a job seeker, but nearly everyone likes a solutions[…..]… Read more »

Knowledge and Intellect

Wednesday, August 5th, 2009 | Posted in Uncategorized

In a down economy, the greatest asset you have to sell is your knowledge and intellectual resources. When business gets tough, the demand for people who can think strategically and deliver results goes up, not down. Click here to watch helpful career success videos!… Read more »

Entry-Level Job Seekers: Don’t Give Up

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009 | Posted in Uncategorized

When the job market is as weak as it is right now, many people focus on how this impacts the seasoned worker: the manager who’s been laid off after 25 years at the firm, or the executive who finds herself without a job when the company goes under. But for first-time job seekers, the people[…..]… Read more »

The Right Mindset

Monday, July 20th, 2009 | Posted in Uncategorized

No matter where you are in your career and no matter what your salary level, if you have the right mindset, you’ll accelerate your job search and elevate yourself over other candidates in all sorts of tangible and intangible ways. Get the Job You Want Even When No One’s Hiring provides you with both the[…..]… Read more »

New Hire Advice

Saturday, July 11th, 2009 | Posted in Uncategorized

What really distinguishes new hires is how well they assimilate into the company’s culture, environment, and key relationships. In addition to doing a good job, it’s vitally important that you ramp up into your new role with your eyes wide open. This means paying close attention to what’s going on all around you, creating the[…..]… Read more »

Going Above and Beyond

Saturday, July 4th, 2009 | Posted in Uncategorized

Doing a good job isn’t good enough. The people who land the best jobs and move up in the organization are the ones who clearly demonstrate their value to the organization in measurable ways—every day, every week, every month. Click here to watch helpful career success videos!… Read more »

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