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Interviewing | 212 Careers

Interviewing | 212 Careers | 212 Careers | Scoop.it

212-Careers is a website (and this Scoop.It topic) dedicated to important, sometimes unusual, and more "strongly worded" career advice.  Follow the topic on Scoop.It and visit the website for the "better" information from the sea of career advice.  212-Careers - One Degree Better

 

Visit www.212-careers.com for more information!

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Job Seekers: Recruiters Share 12 Things They Want Right Now

Job Seekers: Recruiters Share 12 Things They Want Right Now | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Recruiters share their list of things that job seekers do well, need to do better, and should start doing now. No more guesswork! This list is developed by full-time professional recruiters.
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From CEO to Novelist: A Case Study of Radical Career Change

From CEO to Novelist: A Case Study of Radical Career Change | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
From CEO to business consultant to novelist, John Bell is a real-life case study of radical career change. We discussed the challenges and success factors.
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How To Bounce Back From Burnout [Infographic]

How To Bounce Back From Burnout [Infographic] | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Beat burnout with this infographic featuring tips on staying relaxed and in control of your daily grind.
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The Case For Reading Fiction Books In The New Year

The Case For Reading Fiction Books In The New Year | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Epic stories that span the length of time. Space operas telling the story of a battle never won. Fantasy lands brought to life in vivid color through the minds of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, and other fiction writers. There’s a magic behind fiction books. One that draws readers into a story deeper than themselves. One […]
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Yes, there's a career success message here!

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Are You Overusing These 3 Leadership Habits? A Coach’s Perspective

Are You Overusing These 3 Leadership Habits? A Coach’s Perspective | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Each of us have natural tendencies and habits.  Leaders are no different.  We might love to share our sage advice, to be problem solvers, or to play the devil’s advocate.  But these tendencies and habits, if overused, can have a downside. Here are some commonly overused leadership habits and alternatives we might put in their…
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I'd actually label this bad leadership habits -- not overused.  They should be very rarely used!

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How Passion Can Kill Your Dreams (And What To Do Instead)

How Passion Can Kill Your Dreams (And What To Do Instead) | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Passion for what you do is a great asset to have. But make sure that you understand the powerful (and often negative) effects that it can have in the workplace.
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10 Bad Work Habits to Break in 2018

10 Bad Work Habits to Break in 2018 | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Coaches have a front row seat to the habits that get in our clients’ way.  One small but insidious bad habit can cost so much more than we realize.  The research shows that the best way to nip a bad habit is to replace it with something else. Here are 10 potential things to stop…
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4 Leadership Lessons From Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer

4 Leadership Lessons From Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer may be the most famous reindeer of all, but not too many people know the reasons behind his enormous success. Rudolph’s experience offers a number of lessons for leaders at all levels. If you aren’t familiar with Rudolph’s story, here’s the Reader’s Digest version: Rudolph was a reindeer with a red…
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Military Veterans and Spouse Shark Tank Survivors Tell All

Military Veterans and Spouse Shark Tank Survivors Tell All | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Numerous veterans and military spouse entrepreneurs have gone swimming with sharks on the hit ABC show Shark Tank, and lived to tell the tale. Not only have they survived, but many of them walked away with a partnership agreement with business legend Mark Cuban.
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I've posted about Lessons from Shark Tank because the show portrays the importance of practice and being able to respond to good questions.  This is a nice connected article.

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5 Key Interview Questions You Should Prepare to Answer

5 Key Interview Questions You Should Prepare to Answer | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Much like an operation in the military, the best way to handle a job interview is with research, analysis, and strategy.
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Five pretty bad questions that are frequently asked -- so the suggested advice for answering them is good!

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Approach the interview with a plan. This is your opportunity to sell your best attributes, abilities, and accomplishments. Make your presentation of you stellar. Prepare and practice.
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Mark Zuckerberg Explains Why 1 Career Problem Could Mean You're an Entrepreneur

Mark Zuckerberg Explains Why 1  Career Problem Could Mean You're an Entrepreneur | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
If you have this issue, being an entrepreneur could be your solution.
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Career coaches explain the best way to ask for a raise

Career coaches explain the best way to ask for a raise | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Do you want to earn more money? Of course you do, and there’s a good chance you could be earning more. Here are a few tips to navigating how to ask for that raise.
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Even If Your New Job Is a Bad Fit, Don’t Quit

Even If Your New Job Is a Bad Fit, Don’t Quit | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
How to evaluate whether your new job poses challenges that can be overcome or it’s a toxic workplace.
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Do These 3 Things and Increase Your Chances of Achieving Your Goals to 76%

Do These 3 Things and Increase Your Chances of Achieving Your Goals to 76% | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Research conducted by Gail Matthews, a professor of psychology at Dominican University in California can help increase your chances of goal success from 43% to 76%. In working with 149 adults from different business and networking groups, Matthews found that Those who wrote their goals accomplished significantly more than those who did not write their goals.…
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Who Do You Choose To Be In 2018? 6 Areas to Examine

Who Do You Choose To Be In 2018? 6 Areas to Examine | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Here we are, one week into the new year. Many people are emerging from their holiday cocoons to re-engage with the real world, now that it's time to head back to work, school, and the routine of life. But before you hop back on that hamster wheel, why not take some time to consider who…
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Want a New Job in 2018? 10 Things You Need to Know

Want a New Job in 2018? 10 Things You Need to Know | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Many people will be looking for a new job. There is a lot to know about recruiters, resumes, references and job interviews. Here are 10 great resources to help you land that new job.
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How to audition for your next Job to and find your dream career fast  

How to audition for your next Job to and find your dream career fast   | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Episode 115: Interview with Jim Schreier NOTE: Don’t miss our free book promotion guide so you find your ideal book readers, get it free at [...]
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Here's the podcast about my book with Jeremy Jones.

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Five Unexpected Career Resolutions You Should Make In 2018

Five Unexpected Career Resolutions You Should Make In 2018 | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
“Get a raise” is a nice goal, but focusing on these resolutions might set you up for a more successful year.
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Good Piece!

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Leadership Lessons From The Polar Express

Leadership Lessons From The Polar Express | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
In 2004, The Polar Express movie, based on the 1984 now classic book, was released in a unique 3D animated format based on live action capture.  It’s become an annual feature in movie theaters during the holidays – and delightfully some interesting lessons on leadership. The story is simple.  Young children, exemplified by the “Hero […]
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Pretty happy to have contributed this article to Joseph's "Reel Leadership" site.  Christmas and Trains -- pretty great combination!  This article with just a few edits could easily be titled "Career Issues from The Polar Express>"  Good lessons here!

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Five Reasons the Holidays are a Great Time for Finding a Job

Five Reasons the Holidays are a Great Time for Finding a Job | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Here are 5 solid reasons why the holidays are a great time to ramp up your job search efforts by veteran job employment expert Lida Citroen.
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Beating Out an Internal Candidate to Land the Job

Beating Out an Internal Candidate to Land the Job | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Competing against an internal candidate for a dream position is difficult, but it isn't impossible if you prepare well beforehand.
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See who got interviewed for this article!  Cool!

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7 Signs A Hiring Manager Doesn’t Respect You 

7 Signs A Hiring Manager Doesn’t Respect You  | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
When hiring managers don’t respect you, it’s because you trained them not to. From your first interaction up until now, you have set the tone for how they see you.
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Write a Grateful Resignation...

Write a Grateful Resignation... | 212 Careers | Scoop.it

Even if You Can't Wait to Leave

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