200 results for tag: interviewing


Should I be Concerned the Position I’m Up For Has Been Vacant 13 Months?

The position I’m interviewing for has been vacant for 13 months. Should I be concerned it hasn’t been filled already? I’m worried maybe the hiring manager is being unrealistic or unclear in his own mind in terms of expectations for candidates or if ...
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Is Your Face Sabotaging Your Job Interview?

Have you ever thought an interview went great and were surprised to find out that the feedback was, "We'll pass."? There are hundreds of reasons a company will “pass” on a job applicant but only about 25% of the cause is out of our control. You cannot ...
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How Do I Get a Behind-the-Scenes Look at a Prospective Manager

I have a job offer, but before I accept I'd like more information on the person I'd be working for to determine if we're a good fit. I met him in the interview of course, but would like a more behind-the-scenes look before I make this big move. How can I make ...
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Are You Blowing Your Biggest Opportunity in the Job Interview?

In a job interview, the biggest opportunity you must set yourself apart from the competition is asking the right questions. Subconsciously or consciously, assumptions are made by those we speak with regarding our intellect, personal agenda and overall ...
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What We Can Learn About Interviewing From Howard Stern

You may or may not be a fan of Howard's. I have my days. But we can learn something from him. Specifically, when it comes to interviewing people. You do it when hiring. Howard does it for his ginormous Sirius XM radio show (15 million listeners and most ...
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Was I the Victim of Bias?

There are many types of biases encountered during a job search; oftentimes, one doesn't even know if they were on the receiving end of a bias. In this glimpse into a Master Class session, Host Tony Vlahos, asked career strategist Andrea Briscoe to address ...
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Why Were 4 Job Offers Withdrawn?

First let me say thank you for giving members this opportunity! For 25 years, I was the Corp Director of HR/Payroll, for a multi-state healthcare provider of substance abuse/addiction treatment services. Despite completing numerous applications for employment ...
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Healthy Mindset Advice

Interviewing is a challenging task. Afterward you anxiously await to hear back how much they liked you and want you to work for them. Problem is you don't always hear back and you're left wondering "what happened?" You can't help but replay the interview over ...
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Is Being Employed By One Company For a Long Time Limiting My Job Search Options?

I have worked at the same company for 18 years, during which time I’ve been promoted four times, have progressively grown my responsibility and have delivered on value/progressive projects for the organization. I have started looking at other companies/jobs ...
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From the Saddlebag: Things to Know When Interviewing

From the Saddlebag: Season 2: Episode 7 The job search trail can be lonesome and treacherous. To help you through the dark and dusty parts, you'll want to take along a guide you can really trust. In our From the Saddlebag series, available only to VIP ...
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Is My Age the Issue?

I am 60 years old and in the midst of a job search in IT customer management. I have 20 years of proven performance with a very large software provider, managing their largest revenue producing accounts. Due to personal issue, I had to take time off, and now ...
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The Best Way for a Successful Job Search

Learn what works in today's job search marketplace.  In this class, led by Don Weintraub, a recruiter for 15 years and now head of ExecuNet's career strategists group. Don and his team work with members on an individual basis to find their next career ...
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