Monthly Archive: July 2012

Networking Event Review: Beltway Job Search Partners

You guys know how often I “encourage”/push you guys to get out and network? Well, I decided it’s time I should put my money where my mouth is! So, from time to time, I will tell you about my own networking experiences. Last Saturday, I attended Beltway Job Search Partners, a local DC area job …

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Favorite Interview Questions Friday!

Welcome to a new weekly blog feature: Favorite Interview Questions Friday! Each Friday I will bring you a few questions to review and practice as you get ready for your next interview! (And be sure to check out my monthly newsletter where I will feature five interview questions each month!) 1. Tell me of a time you …

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More Compentencies in Demand by Employers (part 2)

(adapted from Job Search Magic, by Susan Whitcomb) What are “competencies”? These are the capabilities, relevant knowledge and skills (such as technical and performance skills) a top performer would need to possess in order to be successful in the specific position. Behavioral interviewing is all about looking for competencies, so here are a few of …

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Monday Motivation!

Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success. – Dale Carnegie Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome. – Booker T. Washington  

Favorite Interview Questions Friday!

Welcome to a new weekly blog feature: Favorite Interview Questions Friday! Each Friday I will bring you a few questions to review and practice as you get ready for your next interview! (And be sure to check out my monthly newsletter where I will feature five interview questions each month!) 1. Tell me about something you’ve done …

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What’s the Point of Business Cards?

JSM Career Coaching has been undergoing quite a face lift! A new move, a new city, a new website and branding (currently in process), and now new business cards! How do you like them? Recently, I’ve read online that some think business cards are obsolete. Not so! True, they are not the generic address and …

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Favorite Interview Questions Friday!

Welcome to a new weekly blog feature: Favorite Interview Questions Friday! Each Friday I will bring you a few questions to review and practice as you get ready for your next interview! (And be sure to check out my monthly newsletter where I will feature five interview questions each month!) 1. Describe a project you were working …

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Do You Really Believe in Yourself?

In my ever-filled spam email inbox, I recently saw this email subject title: “Do you really believe in your coaching?” That caught my attention. Do I? Do I really believe in what I do? Who I am? The services I provide? No matter who we are and what we do, there is always the issue …

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