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Mastering the 'Tell Me About Yourself' Interview Question


How to master the 'Tell Me About Yourself' Interview Question

Answering the 'Tell Me About Yourself' question in an interview can be a challenging task for many individuals. It's often the initial question posed, setting the tone for the entire interview. Failing to prepare for this question can create a negative impression on potential employers and greatly diminish your chances of making a favorable impact or securing the job.

Understanding the Trap: Turning an Opportunity into a Compelling Intr…

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How to Engineer a Career Transition

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If you are looking to engineer a career transition, do not begin your job search with a "dust-off the resume" approach. If you are undertaking a career transition and want this move to improve your career, you can’t afford to skip the strategy that comes before the resume and applying to jobs. Try applying these 5 steps.

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4 Factors in Getting Promoted to Executive

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Taking The Steps To Promotion

If getting promoted to executive is your goal, take time to examine four factors that will influence your success in breaking through into the executive ranks. Your readiness to take on an executive role depends to a large extent on the facts of your career history, your messaging, your in-person presentation, and perhaps most importantly, the fit with the specific breakthrough opportunity.

Promotion | The Facts

Your professional history might be characterized by a dyn…

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Take a Campaign Approach to Career Moves

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How To Chart Your Job Search Strategy

Is there a career move in your future? If so, consider the idea of the campaign, and the verb, to campaign. The concept of the campaign might generate for you images of iconic advertising campaigns, historical military campaigns and even memorable political campaigns. Campaigning is about picking a winnable objective and then devising the strategy and tactics to achieve that end. When you campaign, you mobilize your resources towards your end goal. In the rea…

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Are You Ready to Take on an Executive Role?

Update: This article has been updated to Four Factors in Getting Promoted to an Executive Role

Are you ready to take on an executive role? You need to examine the “Nuances” of breaking through into the executive ranks. Readiness to take on an executive role depends to a large extent on the facts of your career history, the messaging, your in-person presentation, and the opportunity fit.

The Facts

Your career history might result in a dynamic career trajectory, or the exact opposite, one that is s…

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