70 results for tag: Harriette Lowenthal


The Surprisingly Challenging Interview Question

There must be something wrong with you! You prepare for job interviews ready to sell yourself, with examples of all that you've accomplished. The last thing on your mind is how you lost the XYZ account three years ago or how you failed Jim as his manager ...
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Talking About Your Results in a Meaningful Way

It is vital to have quantitative results available when you are interviewing. You want the interviewer to see how you have moved top line results. Beyond the numbers, you will want to be able to talk about how you have qualitatively influenced results in a ...
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Going from Candidate to Human Being

When you are asked in the course of an interview to tell them about yourself you can go with the standard highlights of your career with some personal details thrown in for color or you can paint a picture of you as a person with your career woven into the ...
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Savvy Questions to Ask During an Interview

An executive-level interview is not a one-way street. They need you to want to say yes and be sure about it if you agree to sign on for a leadership position. This means you get to ask probing questions of the people looking to possibly hire you. Tony ...
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Taking Unfair Advantage of Your Age

According to AARP, over 61% of employees in the United States over age 45 have seen or experienced aged discrimination in the workplace, and 38% of people believe it is common to see ageism. On average, a 54-years-old job seeker will be in search for close to ...
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How to Overcome Age Bias in Your Job Search

Ageism in a job search is a real issue. Older workers can face high hurdles in the competition for jobs—often due to tired misconceptions and just plain and simple age discrimination that, sadly, is pervasive in the employment market. In this Q&A, ...
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When They Expect You to be Younger

The interview has just started and you can't shake the feeling that they were expecting you to be younger. Harriette Lowenthal, ExecuNet's Director of Career Services, talks about what you need to have prepared for this situation. You may also be ...
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The Impression You Want to Leave After an Interview

ExecuNet's Head of Learning, Tony Vlahos, hosts Q&A sessions with ExecuNet career strategists to shed light on the topics most important to executive job seekers today. This time they discussed the post-interview impressions you leave behind. ...
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Bringing Notes to Your Interview

You probably wouldn't bring notes to a face-to-face interview, but in a video interview it's quite easy to have bullet point reminders to yourself so that you are sure to share the examples you have practiced that will advance you as a candidate. E...
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Body Language and Attire for a Video Interview

ExecuNet's Head of Learning, Tony Vlahos, hosts Q&A sessions with ExecuNet career strategists to shed light on the topics most important to executive job seekers today. This time they talk about how body language and attire can be different when in a ...
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Staging Your Video Interview

Preparing for an interview in today's job world has an added element: considering everything that will be visible on camera. It is highly unlikely you won't have some video interviews, so you need to practice and prepare your on-camera area. That means ...
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What You Should Understand About a Prospective Employer

Before you even set foot in the building for a face-to-face interview, and these days this can be applied to pre-Zoom call, too, there are many things a job seeker needs to do to prepare. The interview is all about showing how well you fit and that you ...
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