September 27, 2015

Leading an Engaged Team

How do you lead a team? What is your leadership style? How do you inspire a group of people to follow you? These are all common interview questions that help hiring managers get to the core of how you lead and influence a team to achieve difficult objectives. Another question you rarely hear, but should … Continue reading “Leading an Engaged Team”

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September 21, 2015

It’s the Little Things…….

I recently read an article that referenced the 2014 University of Texas Commencement speech delivered by Admiral William H. McRaven, who at that time was the U.S. Special Operations Commander.  He spoke for roughly 19 minutes to the graduating class and delivered 10 points to them as they embark on their new lives post college.  If … Continue reading “It’s the Little Things…….”

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September 10, 2015

Interview Depth :: Methods and Motives

We often receive feedback from our clients after a Career Conference that some of the JMOs they interviewed did not answer questions with depth. That is, they did not allow the hiring manager to see them in the role by demonstrating and explaining specifically what they did, how they did it and why it was important. … Continue reading “Interview Depth :: Methods and Motives”

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September 1, 2015

To Earn the Offer You Must Be Distinctive

In order to receive an offer after the on-site follow-up interview, one needs to stand out, or in other words, be distinctive.  This requires going well beyond the normal preparation steps so that you are ready to talk about industry trends, key company initiatives, and any trends or new technologies for the career field, company … Continue reading “To Earn the Offer You Must Be Distinctive”

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