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    Genuine Friendships and Integrity in Nightlife with Jesse Waits

    I recently had the opportunity to chat with Jesse Waits, Managing Partner and Co-Founder of XS and Tryst. Waits led XS to repeat appearances as the number one club on Nightclub & Bar’s Top 100 list in 2011, 2013, 2014 and 2015. In the interview we cover topics such as relationship management, ethics, and event …

    Posted in Articles, Career Development, entrepreneurship, Interview, management, Marketing, Networking, People, Personal Branding, PR, Reputation Management, Skill Development, Social Media, Success Story, Success Strategies

    Go Ask Brian: ‘Fudged’ Resume Risky


    While we all tend to sometimes “exaggerate” some of our experiences and accomplishments, one place to strictly avoid this tendency is in your résumé. Exaggerating or even stretching the truth can potentially have career-ending/altering consequences. Just go ask Brian Williams, the erstwhile NBC news anchor who recently admitted publicly that he took some, shall we …

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    An Interview with Casting Director Rachel Reiss of Liz Lewis Casting Partners

    I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Casting Director Rachel Reiss of Liz Lewis Casting Partners. Rachel has been with the company for five years, and discusses the ins and outs of being a successful Casting Director in New York City.

    Christian Roberts: How long have you been a CD at Liz Lewis Partners?…

    Posted in Articles, Interview, Networking, People, tv, Video

    Answering Tips for “Are You Willing to Relocate?” Question


    “Are you willing to relocate?” question can be a deal-breaker for your interview. Have you ever thought of what to answer to this question? If you directly answer no, do you know if you can still get the job or do you really need to make a major life change in order to get the …

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    Value of Using ‘Canned’ Answers to Interview FAQs


    In our executive recruiting firm, The HTW (Hire to Win) Group, we consistently coach candidates presented to our hiring company clients on how to effectively use rehearsed—sometimes derogatorily referred to as “canned”—answers to interview questions that can be predicted and anticipated with almost absolute certainty. Suffice it to say, not all candidates readily embrace this …

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    7 Different Types of Interviews Every Candidate Should Know


    This week I would like to explain the types of interviews that every job seeker should know.

    Behavioral interview:

    A behavioral interview is an interview where employers try to find out about your personality, your character, and your soft skills to see if you are a good fit for the position and the company culture. …

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    Confessions Of A Casting Director: An Interview With Jen Rudin


    I recently had the pleasure to sit down with Casting Director Jen Rudin, author of Confessions Of A Casting Director. Jen has over 30 years of experience in the entertainment industry and provides insight on how to help actors have better auditions and work their strengths. From the pros and cons of the acting scene …

    Posted in Articles, authors corner, Career Development, Interview, People, Success Strategies, tv

    Entertainment And Good People with Brad Haugen, CMO SB Projects

    Last week I sat down with Brad Haugen, CMO of SB Projects, in their Los Angeles office to talk about entertainment and marketing. SB Projects is the management firm associated with Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, and the new tv show Scorpion. In the interview we cover topics such as mentorship, creativity, good people, and authenticity.…

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    An Interview With Ben Jordan of Headline Talent Agency


    I recently had the pleasure to sit down with Ben Jordan, a Junior Agent at Headline Talent Agency based in New York City. Ben told me about his experience working at this agency, what it takes to stay ahead of the curb, and what attributes one needs to be a successful Talent Agent in this …

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    INTERVIEW WARNING: Don’t Say (or Do!) Anything Stupid!


    Who among us has never said or done something so ill-advised (read: STUPID!) that we wish we could immediately take it back? A very human occurrence, unfortunately. And in most circumstances the backlash from our words or actions is usually limited to brief embarrassment and chagrin. Not so when it comes to a job interview, …

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