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Switching Careers: Identify, explain & advertise transferrable skills

Minnesota Headhunter: Switching Careers? How To Advertise Your Transferrable Skills Explaining yourself is one of the stumbling blocks for career changes. When switching careers, identifying, explaining and advertising transferrable skills is one of the tricky points along this part of … Continue reading

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Follow directions to make your application work

The engine driving the Hiring Train is the employer’s needs. It’s that simple. Follow directions to make your application work and you just might get onto that train. Sadly, job postings are frequently less than helpful. Employers may write postings which … Continue reading

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Best interview question: What does it take to fail?

The best interview question is “What does it take to fail? Why? It gets to the heart of what you don’t know about a prospective employer. A cynic would “blah-blah-blah” through the boiler plate interview sections when the Interviewer lists … Continue reading

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Three rules for 21st century email

Texting has whomped email, which is now considered old-fashioned. It is way too soon to consign email to the Recycling Bin of Technological History, and these Three Rules for 21st Century Email will continue to make it work for you. … Continue reading

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What does it take to fail here?

“What does it take to fail here?” is an overlooked interview question. It is one of the best questions that candidates rarely ask. Interviewers are prepared to talk about the employer and the work, and characteristics of successful employees, but … Continue reading

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