How to Get Past the 6-Second Resume Screen

How to Get Past the 6-Second Resume Screen

Did you know that most hiring managers only spend 6 seconds reviewing a resume before they decide whether to keep reading or toss it into the reject pile? That might sound harsh, but as someone who used to review up to 100 resumes a day, I can tell you that it’s...
So… Tell Me About Yourself

So… Tell Me About Yourself

Whether the context is a meeting with your superiors, an informational interview, or a formal in-house interview, everyone is likely to get some variation of the question, “Tell me about yourself” during their job search. This is a similar concept to the...
My #1 Interview Prep Tip

My #1 Interview Prep Tip

Do you look forward to interviews? After over a decade of conducting interviews and 6 years of running my career coaching business, I’ve come to realize one universal truth: preparing for interviews is not most people’s idea of a good time. So today I’m going to give...
How to Answer: What is Your Management Style?

How to Answer: What is Your Management Style?

If you are interviewing for a management or leadership role, as most of my clients are, you will inevitably be asked about your personal style. This question may come in a slightly different form, such as “what would your direct reports say about you as a...