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Interview with a socialite

A Mansion, A Socialite And A Few Martinis – A Most Memorable Job Interview

Could a job interview be one of the most memorable – and fun — experiences of your life? Maybe. If you’re lucky enough to meet and spend a few hours talking with someone you’d never get to know otherwise, and if that person lets her hair down. Take for example, Jane’s interview for a position as personal and executive […]

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ARE YOUR CLOTHES KEEPING YOU FROM GETTING THE JOB YOU WANT?

Take a few tips from fashion designers. “You can have anything you want in life if you dress for it.” [Edith Head, designer] You’re standing in front of your closet asking yourself, “What should I wear to my interview? I want to make an impression. It should be something memorable.” But there is such a […]

How is an after-interview thank-you note like a pair of shoes

HOW IS AN AFTER-INTERVIEW THANK-YOU NOTE LIKE A PAIR OF SHOES?

Both are the last things people see — and remember — about you. My mama always told me, “Before you go out always polish your shoes and make sure the heels aren’t run down, because heels are the last things people see. No matter how well you’re dressed, if your shoes are shabby, that’s what […]

Eight-Week-Old Bulldog, Oscar Demonstrates The Qualities Employers Look For – Motivation, Creativity, And DOGGED Determination

It could happen again.

HOW MUCH PERSONAL INFORMATION SHOULD I GIVE ON A JOB INTERVIEW?

I’ll give you the advice my daddy gave me. “If you don’t want to be judged on your personal life, keep your mouth shut about it.” A lot of people should have listened to Daddy. There was a time when employers were able to ask personal questions and decide whether to hire you based on […]

But I have a note from my doctor.

MORE FUN FOR THE HR CROWD: TWO TRUE STORIES

It was 2 a.m. on a Sunday night. The phone rang at the HR Director’s house. He pulled the covers over his head and tried to ignore it but it wouldn’t stop. Hello. Mr. Elliot, this is John Smith. Who? John smith. I have an interview scheduled with you tomorrow morning.  What? Who is this? […]

Am I dressed to kill, or what

What should you wear to a job interview? It Depends On What You Want to Communicate?

What should I wear on my interview? The answer depends on two things, your audience and what you’re trying to communicate because, “Fashion Is Instant Language.”(Prada) Think about your audience and the job you want to win. Are you meeting the manager of a Fortune 500 company? C-suite executive? High tech engineer? Manager of a […]

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How Do You Terminate A Naked Man? [Or Another Average Day In The HR Department]

How do you terminate a naked man? Jane can tell you. She’s the VP of human resources and that’s what she did today. She fired Jake, one of the company’s managers — actually they had him put his clothes back on first. She had already counseled Jake once for saying inappropriate things to a woman coworker. […]

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SIX FUNNY RESUME BLOOPERS … PROOF BEFORE SENDING

  Worked on a team that organized and executed two physically challenged American youth. Team Games in Cincinnati, Ohio                         Set up and coordinated extremely detrimental meetings   Exhibit strong attenton to detail   Set up and break laboratory equipment and supplies     […]

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