Category Archives: Job Search

Effective Interviewing Begins With a Good Resume

My clients often ask me how they can become better interviewers and wish they sounded more confidant when they answered the questions asked them. They often think that if they were better at “interviewing techniques” like how to sit up … Continue reading

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Speak Your Perfect Job Into Existence

To know what your ideal job involves, you need to review what you have enjoyed in your previous jobs and what you would like to avoid. Make a list of all the types of work you have done before, and … Continue reading

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Finding Virtue During The Job Search

Normative Ethics includes three different approaches: Virtue Ethics, Deontology & Consequentialsm. Virtue Ethics emphasizes moral character, Deontology emphasizes moral rules or duties, and Consequentialsm deals with the outcome of one’s actions. It is worth asking which approach creates the most … Continue reading

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Behavioral Interviewing Question Examples

1. Describe a situation where you used persuasion to successfully convince someone to see things your way. 2. Describe an instance when you had to think on your feet to extricate yourself from a difficult situation. 3. Give me a … Continue reading

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Behavioral Interviewing

Employment interviews are changing for the better. The traditional interview questions that deal with simpler things like, “Tell me about yourself,” are no longer enough to satisfy the appetite of organizations seeking new employees. They realize more than ever before … Continue reading

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Food For Thought

Be ware of the “3 W’s”: Wanting, Waiting & Wondering. Wanting: Our job is to meet our needs without alteration or altercation. That being said, if we are in a state of wanting, then we are not engaged in the … Continue reading

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Five Categories of Transferable Skills

1. Communication: the skillful expression, transmission and interpretation of knowledge and ideas. 2. Research and Planning: the search for specific knowledge and the ability to conceptualize future needs and to devise solutions for meeting those needs. 3. Human Relations: the … Continue reading

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