What Hiring Managers Think About During an Interview

On The Job

No matter how prepared you are, a job interview can be tough. But wouldn't this process be much easier if you could just read an interviewer's mind? While I can't give you that power, I can give you some insight into what interviewers are thinking from their side of the desk.

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Interview with Steve Pritchard from hiremyparents.com

The Small Business Blog

WinWeb – Your Office Online Simply the best way to manage your small business! James Said on December 9th, 2009 at 6:26 pm interesting i liked this interview thanks for sharing such stuff Tyrone Said on January 7th, 2010 at 1:54 pm Good advice from Steve there.

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On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: Being a Hiring Manager Doesn't Give.

On The Job

Now, I think its time I gave some pointers to interviewers. Rules for being a good hiring manager/interviewer: 1. Dont invite someone for an interview and then show them to an office that looks like a landfill and hasnt had an uncluttered chair since 1995.

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4 ways to "manage up"

On The Job

Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Wednesday, December 16, 2009 4 ways to "manage up" Many people feel "stuck" these days. Have you had success "managing up"?

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Book: Brain Science Shows Current Management Techniques Do More.

On The Job

Then I interviewed Charles Jacobs, and he basically said these people were full of crap. But hes done the research, and he says that the brain science shows that all these management techniques dont work. A lot of what managers are doing now doesn’t work.

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Confessions of a Micro-Manager

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 4 October, 2009 Confessions of a Micro-Manager Who would want to work for a micro-manager? Here are some reasons I think managers can get possessive: Im not sure I can trust you. I never wanted to be a manager.

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Do Bad Managers Make Us Perform Better?

On The Job

Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Thursday, July 2, 2009 Do Bad Managers Make Us Perform Better? July 2, 2009 1:44 PM Anita said.

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Best Tips for a Successful Interview Experience

Office Dynamics

Even if you aren’t currently interviewing, keep these good ideas for the future. Learn about the company before the interview. During the interview, mention that you visited their web site. Come prepared to the interview. Be mentally prepared to interview. Listen carefully to the questions from the interviewer and make sure you address them. Expect behavioral interviewing. Long gone are the old-fashioned ways of being interviewed.

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Résumé + Interview = A Job

Job Advice Blog

It’s a competition for sure, and only, say, five résumés might be considered for invitations to face-to-face interviews. The Interview Congratulations! But the hiring manager has another need to satisfy–and that is whether you fit and will be committed to the company.

Is Your Knuckle-Cracking Killing Your Job Chances?

On The Job

I've spent a lot of time lately interviewing people who no longer have jobs. Whether it's writing a blog, teaching themselves a new skill, or making phone calls to network with former colleagues, they manage to keep their sanity by keeping busy and not giving in to panic or despair.

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Do you like what you do?

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 5 December, 2009 Do you like what you do? INTERVIEW WELL Make it a conversation. You are interviewing them too so ask questions. Take notes during the interview so you don’t forget what you wanted to ask.

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Worsening Access To Finance For UK Small Business

The Small Business Blog

WinWeb – Your Office Online Simply the best way to manage your small business! Forex Robot Said on November 17th, 2009 at 5:56 am [.] E-Mail me or follow me. Effective Small Business Planning Strategy Planning your small business is the best way to avoid costly mistakes.

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Investing in Your Interview Wardrobe Pays Dividends

Job Advice Blog

Not only do you need this job very badly, but also you studied for it thoroughly by preparing yourself for difficult interview questions and you’re really psyched up. What will you wear to this coveted interview?

Managing your Boss's Inbox

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 29 August, 2009 Managing your Bosss Inbox Nowadays our bosses are busy almost 24/7 and in order to cope they need our help managing their e-mail account. Below are some things I try to do to carry out the management of my bosss e-mail account: Meet with your executive and get on the same page on what they are expecting you to accomplish when going through their e-mail account. August 31, 2009 Suzanne said.

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Happy New Year! Now don't forget to put the correct year on your.

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 1 January, 2009 Happy New Year! As we head into the New Year it will be easy to forget and put 2008 instead of 2009. All the best in 2009. Admin in the Spotlight: Interview with Lynn Holgat.

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5 Ways to Manage Your Online Reputation

On The Job

Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Monday, August 10, 2009 5 Ways to Manage Your Online Reputation Are you your own worst enemy? So how can you best manage you online reputation that aids you professionally? cdn August 10, 2009 10:27 AM Anita said. August 10, 2009 10:44 AM Christian DE NEEF said. blog August 17, 2009 7:18 AM Anita said.

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Guest Blogger: David B. Wright, Author

The Office Professionals Place

Wednesday, November 4, 2009 Guest Blogger: David B. Wright, Author So Youve Got the Job Interview - Now What? This morning the phone rang - youve got an interview! Obviously you really want the job, and to get this job, youve got to really shine in the interview.

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The Interview Is about Understanding the Psychology of the Interviewer

Job Advice Blog

So let’s talk about the types of interviewers one may face. While working for a major pharmaceutical company, I was introduced to another system, called MBS, Management By Strengths ( www.strengths.com ). Being interviewed by a red requires that you be direct and to the point.

It's Time for Managers to Get Weird

On The Job

I feel for managers these days, I really do. Or, at least I feel for the good managers. The evil troll managers I don't really think about too much, because they're going to get theirs one day no matter what I think about them. The good managers know their people really well. That's why it's time managers got a little weird. While such a practice sounds simple, many managers wouldn't even think of such a different approach to work.

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How to Improve Your Interviewing Skills

Job Advice Blog

A candidate has two challenges: first, to convince the hiring manager that he is the ideal candidate for the position, and second, to outshine the others (i.e., First , prepare for the interview by working with a seasoned career coach. This is what the hiring manager wants to “buy.”

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On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: Bad Behavior at Work has Bottom-Line.

On The Job

If I were a boss, I’d take into account that I may not see the day-to-day impact someone has on other people, and I would check that out” before promoting someone, says Rosen, a website manager for a nonprofit in New York City. July 13, 2009 4:41 PM Anita said.

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Small Business World News Round-up – 2009/12/01

The Small Business Blog

WinWeb – Your Office Online Simply the best way to manage your small business! do cost cutting do credit control do customer service export find funding grow your business handle problems keep data safe lower overheads manage your time market and sell motivate your staff not to do it!

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Is Your Career in Jeopardy Because of Your Weight?

On The Job

Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Monday, November 23, 2009 Is Your Career in Jeopardy Because of Your Weight? November 23, 2009 11:52 AM Paula Caligiuri said.

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On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: Shoes, Phones and Backpacks: What.

On The Job

While you may know enough to mute your phone during an interview, you also cant even look at it. This includes the receptionist, the office manager and the person who sorts the mail. Often you meet several layers of management in an interview, so this has been very helpful for me.

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Small Business News World Round-up – 2009/12/08

The Small Business Blog

WinWeb – Your Office Online Simply the best way to manage your small business! business borrowers fell in October for a third straight month, according to PayNet Inc, which provides risk-management tools to the commercial lending industry. E-Mail me or follow me.

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Five Ways to Handle Being Personally Attacked at Work

On The Job

I interviewed several psychologists and workplace experts recently, and they all seem to agree on one thing: Personal attacks in the workplace are never about the person being attacked. "Excuse me, Brianna, but I was reviewing this report and it looks like there's an error in the numbers.

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Need a Shove?

On The Job

Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Monday, June 29, 2009 Need a Shove? If you’re considering a mentoring relationship, those interviewed for this story have some advice.

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Sugar Not The Icing On The Small Business Cake.

The Small Business Blog

WinWeb – Your Office Online Simply the best way to manage your small business! As I mentioned in my CNBC interview last week , these high interest rates take all the profit margin out of the business that can be done out there. E-Mail me or follow me.

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Small Business World News Round-up – 209/11/24

The Small Business Blog

WinWeb – Your Office Online Simply the best way to manage your small business! This interview with one private lender tells what private lenders look for before investing and one way to find one. E-Mail me or follow me. Build your own network!

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The Success Factor: Meat Loaf and Donald Trump

On The Job

As he says in his introduction: "My style as a business reporter is to ask people questions about issues that appeal to me.Sometimes after working up a story from a particularly interesting interview, I would save the tape and drop it into my desk drawer. June 8, 2009 2:21 PM Anita said.

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New Bioteams Project Management Video

BioTeams

A short Bioteams video interview has been published by Bas de Baar on Project Shrink where Bas and I discuss some of the most common questions about bioteams projects such as team member alignment and is there a role for a project manager in a bioteam (Yes!).

Feelings mixed about recent college hires

On The Job

September 9, 2009 4:43 PM Anita said. Miguel, I think this is a great suggestion, as the employers I interviewed said they were surprised by the everyday work habits that seemed to trip up many young workers: showing up on time, being respectful of other workers, being professional, etc.

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Tougher Times May Mean Tougher Performance Evaluations

On The Job

recently did a story for Gannett/USAToday on where job reviews may be headed: Performance evaluations have often been derided by managers and employees alike as being unfair, dysfunctional and morale-busting. July 6, 2009 11:26 AM Anita said. July 6, 2009 12:10 PM David Benjamin said.

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Is your employer clueless about your needs?

On The Job

Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Monday, December 21, 2009 Is your employer clueless about your needs? December 21, 2009 3:53 PM Anita said.

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4 ways to keep your confidence during a job hunt

On The Job

Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Wednesday, October 21, 2009 4 ways to keep your confidence during a job hunt I hear from a lot of people who are out of work.

On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: 4 Ways to Handle Your Childish Boss

On The Job

Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Tuesday, September 1, 2009 4 Ways to Handle Your Childish Boss Theres probably no subject that generates more discussion on this blog than two words: "bad boss." Im always looking for solutions on how to deal with these rotten managers, and some days Im more successful that others in applying those strategies.

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A twelve step program to survive as an Admin

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 31 October, 2009 A twelve step program to survive as an Admin My grandson has started walking. Admin in the Spotlight: Interview with Lynn Holgat. ▼ 2009 (58) ► December (5) Office Confidential: Just for fun to start your Ne.

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Meetings Plus: Taking them offline

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 19 December, 2009 Meetings Plus: Taking them offline I organize a lot of meetings in a day, week, month; heck, even into next year. Admin in the Spotlight: Interview with Lynn Holgat.

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10 Things Employers Say Every College Student Should Know About.

On The Job

Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Monday, May 4, 2009 10 Things Employers Say Every College Student Should Know About Getting a Job At first the students didnt catch on.

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5 tips for working at home with your significant other

On The Job

We’ve found ways not to get on each other’s nerves,” says Scot, owner of CubeRules.com, an online career management site. Despite their different working styles, the Herricks say they’ve managed to develop a system that works for them professionally and personally.

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Preparing your boss for meetings away from the office or at home

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 8 November, 2009 Preparing your boss for meetings away from the office or at home I had a good tip from my boss that I have used to help me prepare him for meetings whether they are away or at home. Admin in the Spotlight: Interview with Lynn Holgat.

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Too much information.

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 7 November, 2009 Too much information. Admin in the Spotlight: Interview with Lynn Holgat. ▼ 2009 (58) ► December (5) Office Confidential: Just for fun to start your Ne.

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On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: My 5 New Rules for Cellphone Use

On The Job

Jacqui July 30, 2009 8:42 AM Anita said. July 30, 2009 10:17 AM Mike Buckley said. July 30, 2009 3:31 PM Anita said. July 30, 2009 3:59 PM David Zinger said. David July 30, 2009 6:52 PM Anita said. July 30, 2009 7:53 PM Rich Rivera said.

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