interviews

position for change

How to position for change: “Who are you,” exactly?

Today, we are going to tackle a bit of an evergreen question that professionals often struggle with, and that is how to talk about yourself. Whether it’s advancement into management or positioning yourself for another job or industry change, the way to talk about yourself in an effective and meaningful way is to ask yourself …

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networking

Networking: The 4 Things You’re Probably Not Doing But Should Be

Networking warm or hot can be easy. Networking cold – especially if you’re more introverted and don’t have a lot of practice under your belt – can be extremely intimidating. When I was starting, the idea of just showing up somewhere and chatting people up was awkward and confusing. But I’ve learned a few things …

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Business case method: a simplified model for interviewing

Many interview processes these days involve on-the-spot business case analysis. Companies do this to assess a candidate’s thought process, and whether the candidate follows any particular methodology in their analysis. There are many methodologies out there, and I’ve created a simplified model for my clients specifically to employ during the interview process if they have …

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Conduct an Interview to Land the Right Person: The Midlevel Manager’s Guide

Turnover sucks, but it happens! As a manager, congratulations: it might be your job to replace people who leave your team. While you may or may not have complete authority in the whole process, you know you’ve got to conduct an interview (probably a bunch of them). This is your roadmap for making sure you …

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