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Job Search Trap: Not Preparing for Each Interview

You’ve landed the interview. Congratulations! Now what? Make sure you can discuss your value in detail. If you haven’t done so, review your value as in Four Tips to Defining Your Value. For each and every interview, you want to … Continue reading

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Transitioning to a New Role: How to Interview

There’s a comment in Interview Questions for Program Managers. What should I do if I have experience relevant to being a program manager, but I haven’t been a program manager? How do I answer these questions? (I had posted a … Continue reading

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Three Interview Questions That Don’t Gauge Cultural Fit

I saw this post on Twitter, The 3 Interview Questions You Should Ask to Instantly Gauge Fit. I got excited. Oh, maybe we do have questions that address cultural fit. No such luck. More stupid irrelevant and hypothetical questions. I … Continue reading

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Hiring Trap: We Only Hire Rock Stars

Thanks to George Dinwiddie, who pointed me to the hashtag #FiveWordTechHorrors. I have been enjoying that stream.  I found “We Only Hire Rock Stars” at some point. I realized I had not written about a common hiring trap in a … Continue reading

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How Does Your Hiring Help You Learn About the Candidate?

I saw a post on a google+ circle that I can’t post to, because I’m not part of the circle. The author has a pretty good hiring process. But, it doesn’t quite help the author learn enough about the candidate … Continue reading

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How Many Essential Skills Do You Require?

I read Latest figures increase digital skills gap fears as marketers struggle to fill jobs. (Tip of the hat to John Sumser.) What’s the problem? What kinds of people are hiring managers looking for? “companies seek the ‘all-in-one’ marketing and … Continue reading

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Agile Hiring: It’s a Team Sport Slides Posted

I gave the “same” talk twice last week, at Agile Boston. Now, I never memorize my talks, so it’s never the same talk. I record my talks so I can learn from them. I had to select which talk I … Continue reading

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What Google Has Learned About How to Hire People

Have you read this New York Times article, In Head-Hunting, Big Data May Not Be Such a Big Deal? It’s an interview with Laszlo Bock, senior vice president of people operations at Google. There are several points that are critical … Continue reading

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Hiring Geeks That Fit Has a Movie

I’ve been trying to record movies to promote my books. I have not been successful. I don’t like the lighting. I sound funny–not ha-ha. I sound strange, like a Stepford wife. Not me at all. So I decided to go … Continue reading

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Learn From the Expert: How to Correctly Answer the Hardest Interview Questions

Today, I have another guest post from Patrick Rosario. Take it away, Patrick! Job interviews are not something that most of us look forward to, and even the most confident of job seekers can fall prey to a case of … Continue reading

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