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References Available Upon Request

A couple of my former coworkers are in the middle of job interviews and the job offer process. Both listed me as references. As expected, recruiters and human resources representatives have been contacting me to provide character references. I’ve been thinking about the referral process

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Be Selfish About Your Career

The weekday grind for us office-types is rather straight-forward. We wake up, get ready, go to work, go home, and go to sleep. Sometimes (or all the time), we wake up thinking, “I don’t want to go to work today,” or “I hate my job,”

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Write A Better Resume Professional Summary

I’ve been conducting interviews for over two months, and it has been a great experience for me as an interviewer. I discovered that while the candidates looked great on paper, many of them were not in person. Keep in mind, the candidates interviewed are not

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What VP And Director Level Interview Candidates Have In Common

The company is in search of a seasoned professional to fill a vacant position. The human resources department received a higher number of applications than normal, which is great, we can be a bit more selective. The corporate recruiter has his hands full screening the

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Asking To Connect Via LinkedIn During The Interview

Last week, I interviewed a candidate for a VP position. The conversations about the position went well. That was until he caught me off guard by asking to connect through LinkedIn. It was the wrong place and time to ask. Not wanting to seem like a jerk,