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Hiring Managers Want to Succeed

One of the most significant priorities of hiring managers is selecting a person that will make them successful. Every position within a company has goals and expectations. If it didn’t, the position would be eliminated. Managers need to deliver results, and this requires each member of their

Interview Questions About Deadlines

One of the interview questions that is very common relates to working under tight deadlines. It is important to be able to meet deadlines in many careers. There are very few companies where the speed and urgency are not important. Over the years, I've asked about deadlines in

What Job Seekers Can Learn From Barack Obama

The election is over and Barack Obama will be our next President. His campaign demonstrated a few techniques that any job seeker can employ to improve their job search. Positioning Statement What was the cornerstone of the Obama campaign – the one word that summarizes the reason

Interview with Confidence

One of the most important factors affecting a person’s interview performance is their confidence level.  I have known a number of candidates that lose all of their confidence the second they step into an interview.  This can be devastating. For example, a long time ago, I was working with a