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pre-interview check in

Job Journey: Pre-Interview Check In

Here’s a cool idea I picked up from one of my clients. Before you go for an interview, in that brief few minutes when you are cooling off in the lobby, use your smart phone ...

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.

interviews

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.

interviewer

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.

Panel Interview

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.

thank you note

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. 

interview questions

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.

interview career laura machan

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 ...

Phone Laura Machan Career Advise

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 ...

you want

Job Journey: How to Apply for the Job You Want

If you are lucky enough to know what you want to next, you don’t have to wait for it to be posted.

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