Monthly Archives: October 2009

Oct 26

Why job interviews are like selling a house

By Scot Herrick | Job Search

In any real estate market, the conventional wisdom is “location, location, location.” It’s wrong. The real deal is “price, price, price.” But in this market, it’s not just price. It is also presentation. If your house doesn’t show well, it won’t sell even if your price is right. In your job search, the conventional wisdom […]

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Oct 13

How to deal with “No” at work

By Scot Herrick | Job Performance

You’ve had it happen to you: you go see your manager with a fabulous idea that will make everyone’s work better — and get turned down flat with a “no.” Pretty disappointing, wouldn’t you say? And enough “no’s” in your life and you’ll start getting some serious discouragement about your work. You shouldn’t. “No” is […]

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Oct 09

How to answer teamwork interview questions

By Scot Herrick | Job Search

Every person hired works on a team so teamwork interview questions are logical and expected. Candidates often answer teamwork interview questions with “willing to work long hours” or “willing to help a person on my team” answers — and fail. Instead of answering with what you are willing to do for the team, answer with […]

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