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    To Win New Job, Think, Act Like Top Salesperson

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    ONCE OUR EXECUTIVE RECRUITING FIRM, The HTW (“Hire to Win”) Group, DECIDES TO PRESENT A CANDIDATE to one of our hiring company clients for an open position, we stress to the candidate that, from that point forward, she needs to consider herself as being in the sales business. The response we typically get? “Oh, my …

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    How Tattoos and Piercing Will Affect Your Job Search

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    In our parents’ generation, tattoos were a big no-no for professionals. Having a visible tattoo was enough to get your resume sent to the trash. And, if you were hired, you may be forced to either get the tattoo removed or keep it covered when in the office.

    Things are different these days, but the …

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    Questions to Ask Yourself Before Quitting Your Job

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    Everyone had moments of being fed up with their jobs at some point in their lives. Sure, quitting your job frees you up for a lot of other possibilities but is it really the solution? Are you ready to search for another job or follow your passion to start your own business? Maybe you want …

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    Time to Declare Your CAREER Independence?

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    SINCE I AM WRITING THIS ON THE FOURTH OF JULY I GOT TO THINKING ABOUT THE WHOLE CONCEPT OF INDEPENDENCE, and specifically, about the true meaning behind our country’s Independence Day. It’s not just about the cookouts or the fireworks displays. Nor is it about having another long weekend. Rather, in essence, it’s about how …

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    5 Tips for the Executive Level Resume

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    There’s a lot of misinformation when it comes to resume writing and, as a top executive, you can’t afford mistakes. So how do you make sure your resume stands out without taking an unnecessary risk? The following guidelines will keep you on track to develop the perfect executive level resume.

    Quantify Your Work

    Wherever you …

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    6 Ways to Search for New Job & Not Risk Current One

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    If YOU ALREADY HAVE A JOB, BUT FEEL THE NEED OR DESIRE TO SEARCH FOR A NEW ONE, HOW IN THE WORLD WILL YOU EVER CONDUCT AN EFFECTIVE NEW JOB SEARCH WITHOUT UNDULY RISKING YOUR CURRENT POSITION? Admittedly, it takes some careful planning and precise execution, but it certainly is possible—if you go about it …

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    7 Things Employers Want to Learn in an Interview

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    If you’re searching for a new career, you’re probably doing everything you can. You’ve amped up your résumé, you’ve perfected your image and you’ve found hundreds of potential interview questions that you’ve been practicing in front of the mirror on a regular basis. What if you could do more? What if those questions you’ve been …

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    4 Kinds of Job Hunters; Which are YOU?

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    IT’S BEEN SAID THAT, WHEN IT’S TIME TO TAKE ACTION OR ESTABLISH A POSITION ON IMPORTANT LIFE ISSUES, THERE ARE ESSENTIALLY FOUR GENERAL KINDS OF PEOPLE, THOSE WHO . . .

    1. MAKE things happen;

    2. WAIT for things to happen;

    3. WATCH things happen; and

    4. WONDER what happened!

    Just coincidentally, there are also …

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    Complex Interviewing Strategies for All Levels

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    If you’re going to go for a job, you might as well take the time to focus, properly prepare and get the position. Naturally, this entails integrating complex business ideas so you appear competent, intelligent and knowledgeable to the interviewing party.

    Below, we will show you how to integrate some complex business theories into your …

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    Are You from Another Planet?

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    Before you talk to a recruiter or hiring manager, ask yourself: “Am I from another planet?” Because you might be, when it comes to expectations, environment, hierarchy, and all sorts of corporate culture.

    The number one reason why most people lose out on bigger salaries, plus a moving allowance, expense account and even a down …

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