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Obstacles to Career Growth

By John Hadley | Jun 30, 2008

“What’s the biggest obstacle to making sure new career opportunities seek you out?” Post your answers here, and let’s get a good discussion going!

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End The Interview Well

By John Hadley | Jun 13, 2008

Someone asked me a good question, and I thought other readers would benefit from the answer. I invite you to post your own responses & comments as well… “I’ve gotten the interview, established good rapport and made it known that I’m interested. How do I close the deal or get the job? Some say simply […]

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Jump Into The Discussion Pool

By John Hadley | Jun 5, 2008

I’ve posted additional categories, as well as articles to jump-start the discussion in Interviews and Networking. Jump in and add your own comments and questions! I’m headed off to Montana for a short vacation, so don’t be disappointed if I don’t respond to your comments myself until late next week!

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Turn Interviews Into Offers

By John Hadley | Jun 5, 2008

Many candidates spend a lot of time carefully crafting compelling answers to common interview questions and their own insightful questions to pose at the end of the interview.  Those are important steps, but if you stop there, you aren’t going to secure the best offers, if any. Here’s an article kick start the discussion: https://jhacareers.com/career-search-articles/

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The 3rd Question Your Résumé Must Answer

By John Hadley | May 30, 2008

Finally, let’s look at the last of the 3 questions your résumé MUST answer to get a hiring manager to sit up and take notice: Does it prove you will deliver? Once your résumé has passed the first 2 tests mentioned in my earlier postings, you’ve got my interest. Now you need to demonstrate that you […]

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The 2nd Question Your Résumé Must Answer

By John Hadley | May 27, 2008

Now let’s look at the 2nd of the 3 questions your résumé MUST answer to get a hiring manager to sit up and take notice: Does it pass the 10-second test? Let’s face it – recruiters, HR professionals, and hiring managers are busy people. Typically they receive hundreds of résumés for any opening they might […]

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The 1st Question Your Résumé Must Answer

By John Hadley | May 24, 2008

Okay, let’s look at the 1st of the 3 questions your résumé MUST answer to get a hiring manager to sit up and take notice: Does it have a strong professional image? You might say, “Why should I worry about that? It’s just window dressing. The meat of the résumé is in what I say!” Do […]

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3 Questions Your Résumé Must Answer

By John Hadley | May 21, 2008

Would this ”Objective” opening grab your attention and make you excited to read the rest of my résumé? “Seeking a management level role that will let me use my acquired skills and talents in mentoring, leadership and work unit reorganization to help a forward-looking company improve its efficiency and enable me to energize my career.” This opening commits […]

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