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Interview Super Prep That Wins the Job

Interview super prep is taking what normal people do to prepare for an interview… and put it on steroids. Will you use all of the knowledge that you gain in the interview? Possibly not. But what you do gain is one thing: CONFIDENCE. Remember that adage that knowledge is power? It’s true in this interview super prep situation as well. When you take the time to review a target company’s complete profile, you will be much better versed to speak to virtually anything. I’m not saying you need to remember everything, but even glossing over some recent things can prove… Read »




Who’s Driving The Interview Bus?

So, who is exactly in control during the actual interview? Did you guess the employer? Wrong. You BOTH are in control. Most job applicants mentally hand over all the power in a job search to the prospective employer, being that they (the employer) has something that the candidate wants (the job). It’s easy to think that the target company is the sole decision maker as to whether they hire that person or not. This is a dangerous attitude to take, because in essence, you are effectively handing over the power of the situation to someone else, when in fact, you… Read »




Articulating Why Someone Should Hire You Is A Game Changer

One of the first and most critical steps of starting the career management process is for each of us to take ownership of why employers should consider hiring us. In all likelihood, this is a reasonable interview question you might get thrown in your direction: “Why should we hire you?” Most people have a tough time answering this question. The root cause? This could be one instance where we really can blame our parents. From our childhood, we’ve been taught not to boast, and our parents always encouraged us to always be modest about our accomplishments lest we become braggarts…. Read »




Job Interview Autopsies: What You Don’t Know Will Hurt You

We’ve all had that awful job interview where either we bobbled a question someone tossed at us (such as: “If you could be any animal, what would you be?”) or we gave a bad answer and afterwards we smack our foreheads because we realized we could have given a much better answer. I talk to a lot of people who are very stressed out about interviews and loathe them for the very reason because they’ve had bad ones… many say they would rather go have a root canal than go through the painful examination of an interview. But you know what? Interviews are… Read »





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