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8 Tips for Acing the Job Interview

8 Tips for Acing the Job Interview

Posted on29. Oct, 2013 by .

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While the job interview can be scary, it doesn’t have to be hard to make a good impression. In fact, if you follow these 8 simple tips you will be able to make it through the interview without freaking out, impress the employer, and be able to move forward with your job search process: 1.Eye […]

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Getting a Good Reference-Regardless of the Circumstances

Getting a Good Reference-Regardless of the Circumstances

Posted on20. Sep, 2013 by .

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Employee references can be the linchpin of a successful job search. If you nailed the resume, cover letter, phone interview and in-person interview, then it comes down to your references. There’s no worse feeling than worrying that your references are sub-par, average or even detrimental. When a person’s made it so far in the job […]

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Own The Voice On Your Resume

Own The Voice On Your Resume

Posted on10. Sep, 2013 by .

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In order to make your resume stand out, you want to add some of your own voice to it. It makes it more interesting to potential employers. That’s not as difficult as it sounds. You essentially want to provide potential interviewers with a glimpse into your being through your work history, education, awards and accomplishments, […]

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Can I Lie on my Resume…Just a Little?

Can I Lie on my Resume…Just a Little?

Posted on30. Jul, 2013 by .

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In 2007, Marilee Jones, called the “most celebrated Admissions Dean in America” resigned from MIT — the reason? A lie on her 1979 job application, fabricating several degrees. In 2006, David Edmondson stepped down as Radio Shack’s CEO, after he was caught lying about his academic record —again, claiming degrees that he didn’t earn. Lying […]

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Negotiating Skills For Success

Negotiating Skills For Success

Posted on09. Jan, 2013 by .

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Everyday life is all about bargaining and negotiating to get what you want or need. Whether at work, school, or home, you will always find a time of day where you will need to rely on your best negotiating skills, especially if you are trying to get ahead or make a point. When asking for […]

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Executive MBA’s: What’s the Value?

Executive MBA’s: What’s the Value?

Posted on04. Dec, 2012 by .

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Many executives who are looking for an opportunity to receive their Masters degree without impinging on their current responsibilities are turning to Executive MBA’s. These unique programs offer professionals a curriculum that fits neatly into their professional world. The programs are designed for a group setting and in most cases, a group of students will […]

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How And Why To Keep Up The Job Hunt During The Holidays

How And Why To Keep Up The Job Hunt During The Holidays

Posted on02. Dec, 2012 by .

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The holidays can be one of the worst times to find yourself out of a job. Not only do you face pressure to attend family functions and buy presents, but it can also be very difficult to get an interview during the short work weeks, and all the vacation time that tends to pop up […]

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5 Sc-sc-scary Resume Mistakes That Occur Long Past Halloween

5 Sc-sc-scary Resume Mistakes That Occur Long Past Halloween

Posted on05. Nov, 2012 by .

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Executive or senior level positions are a different animal when compared to others. More than a simple experience, those applying for senior or executive positions have to be better, faster and more creative than the competition. Even the smallest of errors can quickly become roadblocks to future success. Understanding how to avoid scary resume mistakes […]

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What Stage of the Healthcare IT Job Search is Causing You Problems?

What Stage of the Healthcare IT Job Search is Causing You Problems?

Posted on02. Nov, 2012 by .

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Being passed over for a job never feels good. You wonder why the company rejected you and you think that maybe you’re doing something, unknowingly, that is causing you to lose out on Healthcare IT career opportunities. The good news, if you can look at the silver lining, is that you now have an opportunity […]

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Better Check Your References Before the Employer Does

Better Check Your References Before the Employer Does

Posted on02. Oct, 2012 by .

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There has long been a debate regarding references and whether or not to include them in a resume. Many applicants are uncomfortable providing the information up front, preferring instead to simply state that references are available upon request. This is an outdated method and I always encourage clients NOT to write that on their resume, […]

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How to Ace a Phone Interview

How to Ace a Phone Interview

Posted on07. Sep, 2012 by .

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More and more of my clients are telling me that their first interview is a phone interview. Today, it is common to participate in a phone interview as a first step. Phone interviews are designed to weed out candidates who are not a good fit for the company, in spite of their qualifications. Taking the […]

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