Quote of the Day: Elbert Hubbard

Quote of the Day: Elbert Hubbard

We work to become, not to acquire. – Elbert Hubbard When you are dedicated to a job, you grow with it. You develop skills and you gain expertise in something that cannot be taken away. In that sense you become something more and this is separate from material...
Step 2 of Interview Preparation: Reflect and Resolve Questions

Step 2 of Interview Preparation: Reflect and Resolve Questions

Knowing you have the interview time set means you must shift from many-application-mode to focused-preparation-mode. In step one of Alia Hollback’s 8 Steps for preparing for your interview, you researched the role and company, now should take the time to consider if...
Quote of the Day: Winston Churchill

Quote of the Day: Winston Churchill

Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen. – Winston Churchill For businesses to adapt they need employees who are able to speak up and suggest new ways of doing things.  Working together requires the...
Step 1 of Interview Preparation: Research the Company

Step 1 of Interview Preparation: Research the Company

Getting to the interview stage is an accomplishment on its own but how well you prepare for the day the questions come can decide the outcome. Alia Hollback identifies 8 steps which you can take in your preparations which we will cover in individual posts. The first...
Quote of the Day: Dan Zevin

Quote of the Day: Dan Zevin

Never wear a backward baseball cap to an interview unless applying for the job of umpire. – Dan Zevin There may be a few places beyond Major League Baseball where you can interview with a backward baseball cap, but there aren’t many. Generally, it is...
Interview Questions That Don’t Target Your Skills Or Experience

Interview Questions That Don’t Target Your Skills Or Experience

There are common interview questions that you can prepare answers for in advance, such as those which delve into your strengths and weaknesses; and then there are questions which are meant to elicit unscripted responses and probe your personality. It is the questions...

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