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  • by Stacey Lane - May 24, 2007
    Career coaches don't have a magic formula for helping their clients (if we did, we'd be bottling it and making millions!), but why has career coaching received so much press lately? Pick up any magazine and you're likely to see a reference to coaching: Oprah, Redbook, Self, Fast Company, Health, Inc., and many other business magazines. What career coaches do offer their clients is an easier way to career success than if t...
  • by Stacey Lane - May 24, 2007
    You've worked hard to get an interview, and now it feels like everything is on the line. What's the best approach to ensure a great interview? Based on my experience working with professionals with varied backgrounds and experience, I'd have to stay that figuring out what to ask on the interview is where many people get stuck. They know they should ask something, but what? During most (if not all) interviews, you will b...
  • by Stacey Lane - May 24, 2007
    You've done your research and you've brushed up on recent company developments. You've found out who you'll be interviewing with -- one of the questions you should ask when you're first contacted -- "Who will I be interviewing with?" You've even received a more thorough job description (Nice job -- That's another great question to ask -- "Is a more detailed job description available?") You've studied the organizational...
  • by Stacey Lane - May 24, 2007
    Many of us have had a major stumble at some point in our careers. (Okay, well I haven't, but let's just say that I have "a friend" who's made plenty!) Perhaps you made a bad hiring decision, took the wrong job at the wrong time, or trusted the wrong colleague with sensitive information. You had a sense, or a feeling about it, but for whatever reason, you choose to ignore it. Consider these scenarios:You wake up on Monda...