How to Succeed in a Video Job Interview

Even before COVID-19, job interviews were frequently moving to video conference for the early rounds of the job application process. This is a great timesaving strategy for hiring managers and applicants alike. Although the interview will be taking place virtually, you should prepare, interview, and follow up as if it were an in-person interview. However, there are…

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Working With Recruiters

In order to work effectively with a recruiter, you need to know how to communicate with them. Many job seekers discuss networking as being a critical component to a successful job search. While the majority recognizes the importance of building the right relationships, few know how to establish a rapport with a key group: headhunters.  The…

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6 Ways to Pick Yourself up After Losing Your Job in Aesthetic Device Sales

Losing your job can be a deeply jarring experience, particularly when it happens completely out of the blue. Depending on your circumstances, you might find yourself catapulted into the uneasy realm of financial insecurity, wondering how you will continue to support yourself and your family in the coming months. You may also realize that your…

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8 steps to help you close during your Interview

The best advice before reading this blog is to go through interview prep with me. 1.    Conduct pre-sale research on the company. The process of selling begins before you even talk to the Hiring Authority. You must invest time in learning about yourself, your skill sets, your service, and how you compare to potential other candidates. Understand how and why…

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7 Incredible Answers to “What Is Your Greatest Weakness?”​ — That Aren’t “Perfectionism”

When an interviewer asks you, “What is your greatest weakness?”, you don’t want to respond, “I tend to work too hard,” or “I am too much of a perfectionist.” Undoubtedly, these answers will come across as both insincere, and lacking true self-awareness. Alternatively, you don’t want to respond with weaknesses that will prevent you from succeeding in…

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Time Kills Deals: The reason companies lose out on good candidates

A client dropped a phrase into conversation quite recently ‘time kills deals’ this couldn’t be more appropriate as a title for this blog. This phrase may have been a throw away comment, but this cannot be stressed enough when it comes to the hiring process; when the interview and hiring process drags on and on,…

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How to Stand Out During a Job Interview: Think of It As a Performance

Have you ever walked away from a job interview and just felt a bit… “meh”? It’s not that something went terribly wrong. You dutifully answered all the questions and carefully outlined your work experience and why it makes you an ideal candidate for the role. But you’re not certain you did or said anything to…

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14 Words You Should Never Include on Your Resume

Word-choices matter. The information you choose to include on your resume will determine whether you are invited to an interview or if your resume ends up in the shredder pile. From weak verbs to corporate buzzwords and meaningless jargon, these are the 14 words that should never appear on your resume — and the number…

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5 Reasons Not to Upload a Resume to LinkedIn

1. Inability to Tailor Your Experience Getting a hiring manager’s attention involves demonstrating why you’re the perfect person to fulfill the needs of the position at hand, not just any role. A posted resume reflects general qualifications, but does not address the particulars that make the connection to your fit for a specific opening. Customizing…

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8 Common Pieces of Career Advice You Should Ignore at All Costs – like the 1 page resume

Career advice is a lot like relationship advice. Just when you think you’ve got it all figured out, someone bulldozes in to offer up their opinion — whether you asked for it or not. Before long, you’re second-guessing your own judgment and feeling overwhelmed by all the conflicting advice you’ve received and the difficult decisions…

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