Monthly Archives: July 2010

Heaven versus Hell

Several years ago I was sent this short story called Heaven Versus Hell.  Everyone I shared it with always got a good laugh, because I think everyone can relate to what it talked about.  We’ve all been there, wondering why the … Continue reading

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50 Resume Killer Mistakes

Does your resume pass the Six Second Screen Test?  All to often, that is how much time your resume has to get you through the initial screening.  HR resume ‘screeners’ are give the task to create two piles: One In … Continue reading

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The Power of a Simple Thank-You Note

Very often, as recruiters, we hear from mangers about the one thing that a candidate does that separates them from all the others; they remembered a seemingly small step during the interviewing process;  they sent a thank you note after … Continue reading

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Basic Principles for Employment Negotiations

Taking into consideration those things that make employment negotiations unique, together with generally applicable negotiating principles, here are a set of basic principles, which apply in every employment negotiation: Be Prepared Preparation is critical when negotiating the terms of your … Continue reading

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Heard, But Not Seen

Participating in an interview over the phone is an entirely different beast than a face-to-face encounter; what you say and how you say it become even more important. With that in mind, here are some quick tips for mastering the … Continue reading

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