88 How to Ace Your Job Interview!

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According to an article in BusinessWire, Top executive recruiters say the most common interview mistake is verbosity.  There are candidates who simply “talk too much,” states the Executive Recruiter Index (Part II) released by Korn/Ferry International (NYSE:KFY), the world’s leading provider of recruitment solutions. Among more than 300 professional recruiters surveyed, 43 percent believe the most […]

5 questions to ask when job hunting

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Do you find job hunting a challenge? As a career coach I work with individuals who are job hunting to help them gain clarity about what they really want. Together we identify their personal and career values and transferrable skills. We also discuss resume writing, cover letters, interview techniques and job search strategies. There are […]

Radio Interview: How to Ace Your Job Interview

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  SteveO discusses job interviews in this interview on FM99.3 North Shore Radio. Most people don’t know how to effectively prepare for a job interview.   The biggest fatal flaw is lack of preparation – not having done the research into the company and the position, no knowing what key strengths to highlight during the interview, […]

Kwantlen University Interview – Job Search needs a Curious Mind

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I was honoured to be interviewed by Kristyl Clark recently for the Kwantlen University, Canada careers newsletter.  This is how to ensure success and momentum when job hunting.  Just click on their link below for their newsletter and great careers articles! http://archive.constantcontact.com/fs135/1103447194111/archive/1113445567096.html

What You Need to Know to Ace Your Job Interview

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  We tend to get quite worked up about interviews. With all eyes on you, the process can often feel like you are giving the presentation of your life. Few of us are great at interviews because we haven’t had many of them.  For most people, interviews can feel quite daunting. Many of us will […]

How to Sabotage Your Interview

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Are you looking for a job?  In order to secure a role, you will need to attend at least one interview.  Too many candidates attend interviews with the expectation that they will do well because of their experience and they will ‘wing’ it.   However during the interview you must present yourself in such a manner […]

Are You Prepared for the Interview?

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Are You Prepared for the Interview? How much time to you spend preparing for that all-important interview?  If it’s 10 minutes on the Internet looking at the company website to get a quick overview of what they do, then that is not enough! 4 Fatal Flaws of interviewees Executive Search Firm Korn Ferry conducted a […]

Tell Me About Yourself

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“Tell Me About Yourself” One common opening question in an interview is usually the one that most people find extremely difficult. It’s question that puts them on the spot. It’s a question that gives them the stage and, if they are well prepared, provides an opportunity to create a strong, and lasting, first impression. Ask […]