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Interview Follow Up Protocol: Don’t Become a Pest Even if the Process Drags On and On

October 1st, 2014 · No Comments

Tweet Q.  I had an interview 10 days ago and haven’t heard anything since. I’m anxious to know where things stand, but I get mixed advice on how and when to follow up. How long should I wait before calling? And who should I call—HR or the hiring manager? Is email a better way to […]

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Tags: Job Search · Q&As

Beginning Your Career: Location Tips & Advice

August 4th, 2014 · 1 Comment

An increasing number of Millennials today no longer feel major geographic moves are necessary to launch their careers. Sometimes it is the best way to jump start your career.

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Tags: Advice from a Pro · Careers · Job Search · Q&As

Job Choice: Money Now vs. Desired Career Later?

March 11th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Tweet I just got off the phone with a former student who faces a tough career decision. I hope I helped with her quandary involving two excellent job offers that would take her in entirely different career directions. She allowed me to share portions of the discussion, without mentioning her name. And she welcomes suggestions before she makes […]

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Tags: Job Search · Mentorship · Q&As

Admitting Mistakes Sooner Than Later Saves Jobs

February 21st, 2014 · No Comments

Tweet Q. Although this has never happened to me, I was wondering if you had any pointers on improving your relationship with your employer if something goes wrong from the beginning. I feel it is important to understand how to deal with this in the professional workplace, especially for new employees. A. If this hasn’t happened to you […]

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Tags: First Day on the Job · Q&As

Prepare Yourself to Ace Virtual Writing Test

February 3rd, 2014 · 2 Comments

Tweet  Q. Finally, I made it to round two for a job possibility. I interviewed last week with the recruiter and two account people. HR said next step is a writing test that they will “administer virtually” in the next week to 10 days.  I said “OK” but I’m not entirely clear what that means. […]

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