Interviews: Leaving Space for Stories

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Congratulations, you’ve successfully submitted your application to a recent job posting and have been invited to interview! What can you do to prepare? Consider the power of stories when answering interview questions. Continue reading

Finding the Right Fit: Assessing an Organization’s Culture in Your Job Search

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As Summer & graduation looms near, you may be scrambling to get job applications completed, but how much thought are you putting into the places you apply to? Sure, they may be one of the highest-ranked businesses in their industry, but have you looked into their workplace culture? Bottom line: will you be happy working there?

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Informational Interviews – Yes, That’s Networking!

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So you want to learn about a career path, make industry-specific connections, or gain insight on how to break into a field. An effective next step for all these situations would be to arrange some informational interviews.

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Career Fashion: Forward

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“If you’re not dressed well, you can say all the right things … but you won’t get the job when you’re being compared with a lot of other capable people who are dressed better.”

-Kim Zoller, founder and president of Image Dynamics

Let’s be blunt: your appearance matters; especially in a professional environment. Research shows that your appearance strongly influences other people’s perceptions of your financial success, authority, trustworthiness, intelligence, and suitability for hire or promotion.
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