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    How to Sell Yourself in an Interview Without Bragging


    The overwhelming majority of job applicants realize the importance of selling themselves during an interview and they’re correct. It’s imperative to leave any meeting with a prospective employer or recruiting professional firmly believing in your competence, ability to do the tasks at hand as well as fit in with their corporate culture.

    Not only does …

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    Exploring the Brand with Denise Lee Yohn


    Published November 2, Denise Lee Yohn’s latest work has already begun accumulating a growing following of supporters. Extraordinary Experiences is an ebook that delves into explaining and understanding how certain brick-and-mortar companies continually maintain growth throughout an age where the internet has been making such establishments virtually obsolete. In it, she delves into the minds …

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    The Interview: Why Wasn’t I Chosen!


    From the interviewer’s vantage point, the selection process is about availability and choices. That principle applies to many things the rest of us do, too, throughout the day. For instance, isn’t it interesting that when a group of people dine together in a restaurant, some of them make their menu decisions within a few seconds, …

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    Here’s Why the Resume Isn’t Dead Yet


    While technology is an important part of the job search equation, it doesn’t trump thought-work, introspection and proper targeting.

    Yes, totally ignoring technology can potentially be harmful, in that disregarding its value could equate to missed opportunities. However, overshadowing the process with a hyper-focus on technology’s ability to catapult your results can be equally harmful.…

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    Warning Signs of a Bad Candidate


    Hiring the wrong candidate can cost the employer time, energy and money. Therefore, employers should be careful when assessing the candidates for the job. As an employer, you should not only look if the candidate’s skills and experience is a good fit for the job but also watch out his/her manners during the interview. If …

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    Tips for Developing your Quantified Self


    How do you measure your efforts?

    What do you measure?

    What don’t you measure?

    I recently read an article in the Harvard Business Review by Michael Schrage about Developing your Quantified Self. The point of the article was that interviewing people is changing. Instead of asking seemingly irrelevant questions like:

    How many golf balls would …

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    10 Job Interview Questions You Don’t Have to Answer


    During job interviews, employers want to learn everything they possibly can about the people they interview. However, sometimes their questions can cross the line and promote discriminatory hiring processes.

    There are a number of reasons job seekers should be aware of the types of questions employers can ask during a job interview. For example, in …

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    Stand Out in Your Email to an Employer


    Hiring managers are inundated with resumes. Before opening a resume, they critique the email that it comes with. This means your email address, your written communication, your spelling, and your attitude are all evaluated, before they even look at your resume.

    In reading Lazlo Bock’s NY Times Best-selling Book, WORK Rules, I learned some valuable …

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    How Brandon Scott Wolf Made a Career out of Comedy in NYC

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    I recently had the pleasure to interview comedian Brandon Scott Wolf who was recently hired as a staff writer for Neil Patrick Harris’s new show “Best Time Ever With Neil Patrick Harris”. Other writers for the show include Neil Patrtick Harris, Jim Wise, Paul Greenberg and head writer Mason Steinberg. After years of hard work …

    Posted in Interview, Personal Branding, Success Story

    The Do’s and Don’ts of Marketing Interviewing


    For the majority of companies, marketing recruiting is one the most difficult human resources activities. Subject complexity has made it nearly impossible for HR representatives to determine job applicant aptitude based on their technical abilities.

    What they do know is their desired end-goal. With limited knowledge, hiring managers and recruiters do their best to determine …

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