You’ve been told four or five times: “I’m sorry, you’re overqualified.” Is this the real reason you’re not getting hired? Even if it is, what can you do about it? [Read more…]
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You've decided it's time to move on, for many reasons or one big one. Or you've been downsized or fired. There's so much advice floating around from your friends, colleagues, and relatives. How can you prepare best for your coming interviews?
You’re excited. Your adrenaline is up and you’re tempted. But you like your current boss and most of your coworkers, and are making a contribution. You’re comfortable the way things are.
You know some of the risks of change: The new boss could be a micromanager. The work might be different than described. You might not learn (or like) the new tasks. You might not fit in.
You don’t have to take the job — you can keep looking. (I hear a groan).
How to decide? Consult your head — and your heart. Here’s a decision-making technique that has helped many of my clients: [Read more…]
OK, you’ve made it through HR’s screening interview. Now you have that all-important interview with the hiring manager.
I put people through interview paces all the time. Here are some basics: [Read more…]