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I understand the struggle with answering this question. And I know our minds can bounce in every direction when deciding the approach; How am I supposed to answer this? Is this a trick question? Can I be honest and tell them that this job is a stepping stone to land a role elsewhere? A lot […]

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My greatest secret for easy interview preparation.

It’s February 3rd and as one of your biggest cheerleaders, I don’t want one moment of your precious time and energy these past 31 days to go undocumented. Trust me, taking a moment to slow down and reflect on what has occurred over the last month will save you in the long run when you’re […]

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And then, I cried.

A person cannot be comfortable without their own approval, said Mark Twain. It was the first true job interview where I REALLY wanted the position. When I initially told my manager I wanted to apply, she shared I wasn’t quite qualified for the role. Weeks went by when she unexpectedly called. I remember taking the […]

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When I bombed my interview with the Toronto Blue Jays.

Some of the most simple questions seem to be the ones that also catch us off guard. We prepare for these meetings thinking of the tough questions that could be asked and then we forget to consider the most basic ones like, “Why do you want to work here?”. I remember early on in my […]

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How do I answer interview questions in a clear, concise way?

Have you ever experienced this… You’re sitting in a meeting and you’re asked a question that feels irrelevant to what the meeting was scheduled for AND the question is also not something you’ve ever considered. Instead of allowing yourself the space to think about the question, you start responding with every single thought that comes […]

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How to keep ’em thinking about you.

Does it surprise you to hear that well over half of the candidates I have interviewed over the years didn’t send a thank you note? Sending a thank you email requires all of 10 minutes of your time, if that.If done well, it shows you’re grateful, detailed oriented and interested. Equally important, it keeps you […]

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