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Interview Preparation

6 Types of Stories to Tell During Your Next Interview

There are six types of stories you should have on hand for your next interview: When you solved a problem. When you overcame a challenge. When you made a mistake. When you worked as a leader. When you worked with a team. When you did something interesting. Chances are, these are nothing new to you, […]

Job Search Planning

How Long Should I Wait For a Job Offer?

“I had an interview two Fridays ago and it went really well! But now I haven’t heard anything. Does it mean I am out of the running? I have followed up twice… Should I follow up again? How long do I wait?” Chris asked this multi-faceted question during a training session. I am going to […]

Job Search Planning

Job Seekers: Be What They Need, Then Play Hard to Get

Too many job seekers are contorting themselves into a pretzel to desperately please a hiring manager – longingly hoping to be hired. This suck-up-please-approve-me notion is even worse with experienced job seekers. Nothing more nauseating than an experienced person groveling for love from an employer who doesn’t appreciate what they offer. When you seek approval, […]