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How Do You Hire A Great Proposal Writer
Many well-spoken people who give a great interview are ordinary writers. Many, if not most, highly experienced proposal professionals are ordinary writers — it’s the law of averages at work. How do you pick a great writer?
First let me go through some of the stuff we’ve tried over the years that didn’t work. Then I’ll describe how we solved the problem.Read More
10 Tips for Making a Good First Impression: Read This Before Starting Your New Job
Your first few days at your new job can make a big difference for your workplace reputation down the line. Before you pick out what to wear on your first day, check these tips to learn how to make a good first impression.Read More
6 Tips to Successful Benefits Negotiations
You just received that job offer and the salary isn’t exactly what you hoped for. But starting salaries depend on a number of factors including the size of the perspective employer and their current level of success, your professional level, your previous work experience, and the particular skills you bring to the job. Remember too that your salary represents only part of the overall compensation package.Read More
Avoid These 10 Job Interview Bloopers — Critical Job-Seeker Interviewing Mistakes
We’ve all heard stories of job candidates who looked great on paper but who were absolute disasters in person. With fewer and fewer interview opportunities available in this competitive market, it’s essential to make the best possible first impression.Read More
16 Signs It’s Time to Quit Your Job
We've all had bad days at the office. Maybe even a bad week or two.But if you can't remember the last good day you've had at work, it might be time to seriously consider quitting.Read More
How To Ace A Phone Interview
A good resume may no longer be enough to get you in the door. Increasingly companies or their outside recruiters want you to go through a phone interview first.Read More
4 Things You Need To Do After The Interview To Get The Job
So you impressed HR with your resume and landed an interview with the hiring manager and a few select employees. You met with the group, and you’re so confident in your performance that you’d be surprised if the company doesn’t erect statues depicting your glory.Read More
Interview prep 101 dictates that you should have your elevator pitch ready, a few stories polished, and a good sense of what you have to offer. So, how do you get there? Lots of practice, ideally aloud.
It's important to remember that every interview is a two-way street. You should be interviewing the employer just as much as they're interviewing you because you both need to walk away convinced that the job would be a great fit.
It can be hard to recover from a less-than-stellar performance review, especially one that you didn’t see coming. You might feel angry, embarrassed, and confused. How do you regain your professional confidence? And how do you make the best use of the critical feedback?Read More
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