The Art of the Interview – Three Ways to Nail Your Interview

Ms. Career Girl

Write out a response to anticipated questions and descriptions of your accomplishments, then search out and eliminate passive words and “we.” These micro explanations are facts, metrics, or statistics that specifically illustrate the macro results achieved.

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7 Reasons NOT to Copy Someone Else’s LinkedIn Profile

Executive Career Brand

You see a compelling, branded LinkedIn profile of a job seeker with qualifications similar to yours. Just the other day I received invitations to connect on LinkedIn from two women employed at the same company, in similar jobs. This can also jeopardize your current job.

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Are You Making the Top 3 LinkedIn Profile Errors?

Career Realism

QUESTIONS CAREER ADVICE ARTICLES CLIMBING THE LADDER CHOOSING A CAREER PATH INTERVIEWING JOB SEARCH TACTICS NETWORKING RESUME & COVER LETTER SCORING AN INTERNSHIP Home » CAREER ADVICE ARTICLES » NETWORKING » Are You Making the Top 3 LinkedIn Profile Errors?

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How To Write A Great Accomplishment Statement | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

That post was about signaling strength during job interviews. Key Metric: What was impacted? Make sure that metric is also relevant and measurable in the way your industry defines it. My goal in writing these posts is to enable job seekers.

Is Your Resume Ready for a Recruiter?

Career Realism

QUESTIONS CAREER ADVICE ARTICLES CLIMBING THE LADDER CHOOSING A CAREER PATH INTERVIEWING JOB SEARCH TACTICS NETWORKING RESUME & COVER LETTER SCORING AN INTERNSHIP Home » CAREER ADVICE ARTICLES » RESUME & COVER LETTER » Is Your Resume Ready for a Recruiter?

2010 114

attending a coworker’s disciplinary meeting, rescinded vacation time, and more

Ask A Manager

It was my first complaint, but not the first about him, and I hedged by suggesting that they check whatever metrics they can monitor in case I just wasn’t appreciating what he was doing. They DO have metrics, which she wrote raised “huge concerns that they need to validate with him” (I wish I didn’t know that before him, but I guess I didn’t set a very formal tone in my email). Again, they were told that of course he will have a job there “when” he is released.

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10 Tips: Asking For Recommendations On LinkedIn | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

Today the focus is on LinkedIn – the social networking site that many job seekers now call home. Whereas Twitter and Facebook still receive lower marks from many job seekers. That a job seeker has taken the time to get them.

2010 113

On Being A Good Fit For The Job | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

Blog Free Downloads Sponsor Resources FAQ [05.16.10] View Comments On Being A Good Fit For The Job This is an interesting topic for me. A company has a job and you have skills and experience that either match well or don’t match well. That’s our job for the hiring company.

2010 94

my boss’s praise is alienating my coworkers, dealing with frustrated temps, and more

Ask A Manager

The management at his work is fairly incompetent, which has been a growing source of frustration for him, and he’s actively looking for a new job. He decided (and I agree) that the best course of action would be to accept the terms of the performance plan without argument and seek clarification on the metrics of the plan wherever possible, but on the whole redouble job-searching efforts. Job candidates are not your clients.

10 Interview Styles To Avoid | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

Blog Free Downloads Sponsor Resources FAQ [06.17.10] View Comments 10 Interview Styles That Make My Blood Run Cold I don’t do as much interviewing in my current job as I used to do earlier in my career. You cannot say: “I really need this job&#.

2010 96

where are they now: update #15 – call center misery — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager where are they now: update #15 – call center misery December 24, 2010 Remember the reader who was miserable in her job at a call center ? My other metrics were all well above average. FWIW, Call Centers aren’t a bad job.

2010 60

coworker monopolizes meetings with irrelevant topics

Ask A Manager

And if anyone reading this sees themselves in this guy, now is your chance to repent and reform, and start doing your job as a manager.) As a related question, what do you do when the Boss/Manager is the one who tends to ramble on and on about things not related to your job?

2011 78

16 months after leaving job, still getting hassled by old boss

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager 16 months after leaving job, still getting hassled by old boss March 2, 2011 We recently talked about how long it’s reasonable to answer questions from a past employer after you’ve left. They’re simply metrics for internal use.

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