Posts By Laura Machan

What to bring to an interview

Job Journey: What to Bring to an Interview

Preparing for an interview is not just about the suit and haircut. You have some options in terms of what you bring with you as well.

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Job Journey: What to do between interviews

Most hiring decisions take a multitude of interviews. In fact, it’s not uncommon for there to be three or four interviews.

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Job Journey: What an interviewer doesn’t want to hear

Job interviews are stressful and sometimes, in the heat of the moment,  we blurt out things without thinking about how they will be interpreted by the interviewer.

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Job Journey: Tips for a Panel Interview

It can be common, especially for senior level roles, to have one of the selection stages be a panel interview.

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Job Journey: Skype Interview Tips

Skype interviews are becoming more and more common. I find myself using them more and more. They are not the same as meeting someone in person

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Job Journey: The Post Interview Thank You Note

Until recently, I was a strong advocate for sending a hand written thank you note to the hiring manager after an interview. 

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Job Journey: What to Wear to an Interview

Jeans? Khakis? Suit? There are so many different work cultures now, it can be tricky to figure out what to wear to an interview.

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Job Journey: Interview Questions You Should Ask

You are sitting with the hiring manager. It has been a great conversation. You have answered all the interview questions with aplomb.

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Job Journey: Interview Pro Tips

How do you prepare for a professional interview? I heard a fantastic phrase last week that really helped to put it into perspective. One of our senior sales leaders was talking with us about value ...

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Job Journey: Your phone rings; what if it is a Recruiter?

Answer the damn phone! Just kidding…..you don’t have to pick up the phone if you don’t have time at that moment or your boss is in your office. But it might be worth listening to ...

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