226 results for tag: interviewing


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 or 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 when it comes to the interview. They need you to want you 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 ...
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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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Troubleshooting Your Job Search

Are recruiters just not noticing you? Wondering why you aren't getting enough interviews, or called back after you interview? Find out why you are stuck in your job search and how to fix it! During this VIP Access-only Q&A, ExecuNet career strateg...
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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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What Are Some Ways to Research a Company Before an Interview?

  Need help telling your story? ExecuNet's Career Strategists can make the difference in all aspects of your job search... and beyond. Get the help you need and the job you deserve. Interview research before the meeting makes all the difference. ...
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How to Project Energy – and Downplay Age – in the Senior Executive Job Search

Companies will always need senior executives, but they want executives who are focused on the job, not on the next chapter of their life. What is the mid-life and older job seeking executive to do? What do organizations need to do to promote age diversity...
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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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1 Thing I Always Look for in Candidates

I'm often asked what I look for to find the best candidates. First, what don't I look for: College degrees, GPA's, years of experience, former employers, fancy-pants job titles. current compensation. They're all nonsense. And research shows that ...
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LinkedIn News Live: Vetting the Culture of the Company You are Interviewing For

Here is an interview you will want to see. A longtime member of the ExecuNet community, Career Coach Kathy Caprino, was on LinkedIn News Live talking about how to vet the culture of the organization you're interviewing for. After all, the interview is a ...
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