Negotiating 101: Prep, Exchange, Bargain, Close

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The art of negotiating effectively is a vital part of business, making it a critical part of your career. Your relationship with your employer is a business relationship after all. While you may have personal bonds with your boss, corporate partners, customers and colleagues, the foundation of those relationships is business and the moment this […]

Career Coaching Advice You Should NEVER Listen To

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As a Career Coach, I make it my business to keep my ear to the ground. I make it a point to stay plugged in to coaching and business trends, changes in technology and the job market itself. I often peruse LinkedIn reading articles and blog posts written by other coaches expecting to learn something […]

6 Signs Your Interview Isn’t Going Anywhere

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Have you ever been in an interview that you were pretty sure wasn’t going well? Perhaps things started out well and went south or started off badly and continued to get worse. Sometimes your interviewer is just throwing you off. Not wanting to give anything away, some interviewers only pretend to be detached when they’re […]

How Social Media Changed Pre-employment Checks

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Growing up, my mother always spoke about the importance of being on my best behavior and carrying myself well in public. She’d often say things like, “you never know who’s watching you.” This is something that stuck with me. It drilled in me the importance of a positive public presentation. It taught me about reputation […]

So… Tell me about yourself?

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“Tell me about yourself,” is undoubtedly one of the most commonly asked interview questions. Its right up there with “Walk me through your resume,” and “Talk to me a little bit about your experience or background.” They all seem so simple and yet strike fear in the hearts of so many simply because there is […]