Likability and leadership

Have you ever had a boss who said things like, “I’m in this manage, not to be liked?”  If so, chances are pretty good that you actually didn’t like that boss, and, further, didn’t find that person to be an especially good boss.  This is because people who like their supervisors tend to find those…

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Illegal Interview Questions

Illegal interview questions Okay, let’s wrap up Interview Month with how to identify and handle illegal questions.   The hard part is that what’s legal to ask varies a little from state to state.  In most places in the US, in fact, it’s employment discrimination against LGBTQ folks is perfectly legal.  This means, unfortunately, that…

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What to Wear to an Interview

Dressing for an interview can be tricky.  Here are some tips to let you choose your outfit with confidence. One of the confusing aspects of interview outfits is that a lot of what’s appropriate depends on your industry.  If you’re in finance, for instance, a conservative suit is clearly the way to go, but what…

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Interviewing basics

Watch the video blog at https://youtu.be/LQp3B-ru1DU If you have ever been anxious about, dreaded, struggled with, or downright bombed an interview, this is the place for you!  All September, I will be covering interviews to help you get your skills up to par so you can interview confidently and with composure. Today is all about…

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Fall is coming!

As we wrap up August, I am excited to announce my FALL SPECIAL! This is for participants in my Downer Job to Dream Career Program only. In this program, you will get: • 3 months of support, with individual sessions with me• Guidance on the entire job-seeking process, from defining your career needs to making…

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