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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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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. Consider your skills and attributes and traits.

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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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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. If you are not skilled with language, I suggest you seek a professional résumé writer who has performed work for others and brought them success.

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. This gives you an opportunity to demonstrate your communication skills and shows initiative. Listen carefully to the questions from the interviewer and make sure you address them.

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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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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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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.

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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Melba Duncan on the Hot Skills EAs Need For 2009 and Beyond

Stellar Assistants

Duncan in job interviews, and have even quoted her in resume' cover letters. Take this quote, for instance: "The "hot skills" in 2008 and beyond are the skills that support indispensability. Executives and hiring managers - is your assistant truly indispensable? It's titled Executive Assistants as Strategic Support Specialists, Managers and Leaders: An Expanding Universe I'm a HUGE fan of Melba J. Duncan. Rabid , in fact.

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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.

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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Feelings mixed about recent college hires

On The Job

Employers have always complained about a lack of hard and soft skills. The career service people also roll their eyes because they’re fed up with the lack of soft skills by these kids, like them using Twitter to badmouth a boss.” September 9, 2009 4:43 PM Anita said.

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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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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. Join us at the luxurious Palazzo Versace on the Gold Coast for an amazing end of year get away and your chance to network, learn and advance your skills in style!

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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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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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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. Join us at the luxurious Palazzo Versace on the Gold Coast for an amazing end of year get away and your chance to network, learn and advance your skills in style!

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Will This Tough Job Market Change Generation Y?

On The Job

Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Tuesday, December 1, 2009 Will This Tough Job Market Change Generation Y? December 1, 2009 11:21 AM Bret Simmons said.

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On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: How to Survive Working for a Jerk

On The Job

After I interviewed Kathi Elster and Katherine Crowley for my Gannett column, I realized I wasnt alone in feeling so desperate when it comes to a bad boss. Get a good manager, and you like going to work every day. The fact is, you need to manage the relationship,” Crowley says.

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10 gifts to give your career

On The Job

Your resume should always be able to reflect that you’ve kept up on the latest training and skills. Becoming too comfortable in your career and with your skills can set you up for problems if you suddenly find yourself out of work. December 28, 2009 10:20 AM Anita said.

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On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: What Can We Learn From the Bad Job.

On The Job

Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Wednesday, August 26, 2009 What Can We Learn From the Bad Job Market? August 26, 2009 10:33 AM Susan P Joyce said.

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On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: How to Overcome Obstacles in Your Career

On The Job

So, lets look at what you can do to develop some skills that will help you overcome these moments: * Outline the worst case scenario. link] GL HOFFMAN www.linkup.com--the best new job search engine around, and www.whatwoulddadsay.com May 29, 2009 8:48 AM Anita said.

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What to Do When You've Run Off Into a Career Ditch

On The Job

Dont ever think your skills and abilities arent worth telling others about, and that you dont have something worthwhile to offer. link] September 20, 2009 8:52 AM Anita said. September 20, 2009 8:57 AM Lynn M said. As you say, you haven't lost the skills or experience.

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Keep your Inbox running on empty

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 10 April, 2009 Keep your Inbox running on empty There are so many e-mails coming at us these days that e-mail management is very important. Admin in the Spotlight: Interview with Lynn Holgat.

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Executive Perspective of the Administrative Role

Office Dynamics

In case you have not read the past few Blogs, I had interviewed two great people this year. They were an absolute delight to interview and I appreciate all the time they took to share their tips to a successful business partnership. Here is my last Blog from their interview. When I entered the business in 1971, I immediately recognized the role of the then, secretary -- that person being the right hand/left hand/backbone of the manager/executive.

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On the job tips for new Admins.

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 12 December, 2009 On the job tips for new Admins. Eve December 13, 2009 Patricia Robb said. Patricia December 13, 2009 danielle.mcgaw said. December 23, 2009 Anonymoussaid. Join us at the luxurious Palazzo Versace on the Gold Coast for an amazing end of year get away and your chance to network, learn and advance your skills in style! Admin in the Spotlight: Interview with Lynn Holgat.

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Could telecommuting be a career mistake?

On The Job

Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Wednesday, October 14, 2009 Could telecommuting be a career mistake? October 14, 2009 7:23 PM Sylvia Dahlby said.

Executive Assistants, Stretch Out of Your Comfort Zone!

Office Dynamics

The good news of all of this is that Jasmine is developing her self-presentation skills. You never know when these newly acquired skills might come in handy. At this big networking event I was pulled aside by a council member to be on camera doing a brief interview with a local Vegas channel. Admin Assistant Training Career ManagementIt is never easy to do something that you have never done or only done a few times.

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Atlanta, Georgia: The City that Smiles

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 18 September, 2009 Atlanta, Georgia: The City that Smiles I recently arrived in Atlanta, Georgia to attend OfficeArrow s Lift Summit on Social Media. Admin in the Spotlight: Interview with Lynn Holgat.

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On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: What Does LeBron James' Behavior Say.

On The Job

Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Thursday, June 11, 2009 What Does LeBron James Behavior Say About the Workplace? Ryan June 11, 2009 7:52 PM Anita said.

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Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Today's.

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 23 August, 2009 Nice ways to say, "Hurry up!" Join us at the luxurious Palazzo Versace on the Gold Coast for an amazing end of year get away and your chance to network, learn and advance your skills in style!

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The Little Engine That Could.

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 21 November, 2009 The Little Engine That Could. Join us at the luxurious Palazzo Versace on the Gold Coast for an amazing end of year get away and your chance to network, learn and advance your skills in style!

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On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: Do Online Classes Make Sense for.

On The Job

Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Monday, July 20, 2009 Do Online Classes Make Sense for Your Career? July 20, 2009 12:32 PM Anita said.

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On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: Who's Got Your Back? Building Trust.

On The Job

Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Monday, May 11, 2009 Whos Got Your Back? Those leadership skills -- where we went it alone -- arent working today."

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A funny thing happened on the way to the office.

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 27 June, 2009 A funny thing happened on the way to the office. Join us at the luxurious Palazzo Versace on the Gold Coast for an amazing end of year get away and your chance to network, learn and advance your skills in style!

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