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The good, the bad and the ugly of surviving on the job

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8 Worst Practices for Conducting Job Interviews

8 Worst Practices for Conducting Job Interviews

If you’ve been following me on my blog, I’ve been doing posts about the bad conduct of job interviewers and the politics involved with hiring managers who taunt you with a job and then pull the rug out from under you. These are my personal chronicles– the worst practices for conducting job interviews and I’m [... read more]

Rejecting and Still Leading on the Job Applicant

Rejecting and Still Leading on the Job Applicant

  8. Rejecting and Still Leading on the Job Applicant I interviewed for an editor’s job with a consumer-facing publication that specializes in technology products— a second rate version of PC Magazine if you will.  As usual, I researched and rehearsed.  I knew that my writing and editing, combined with my social media brand allowed [... read more]

Job Interviews Done Right

Job Interviews Done Right

This is part one in my series on job interviews done right. You’ve been on the interview and you got rejected for that job but instead of feeling depressed, you feel fine with it because on a rare occasion hiring manager will have treated you the right way.  What is the right way?  It’s when [... read more]

The Job Interview and all its Requirements

The Job Interview and all its Requirements

I recently wrote about politicking on job interviews in which hiring managers require applicants to perform extraordinary feats to be considered for the job. Here some true instances in which employers have asked me for more than a resume and a writing sample to determine my candidacy for a job. I decided to chronicle my [... read more]