Tony Robbins once said “most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year – and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade.” This statement really struck me when I read it. It reminds me to not only look at my immediate goals for this year, but also invest time and energy thinking about

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This is the second post in a series of three based on my interview with Steve Meyers, a Senior Headhunter with 20+ years of experience in executive search. To see my first post on general Job Search Advice from a Senior Headhunter, click here. I want to write about salary separately since it’s such a

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Being able to interview job candidates well is an important soft skill to develop as you advance in your career.   Once you need to make hiring choices for your company, it is worth to invest time to develop the ability to identify the right candidates that has the right skills and culture fit for

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In addition to writing from my own experience, I also want to share career advice from experts in the field. Last week, I spent 90 minutes chatting with one such expert – Steve Meyers, a senior recruiter in executive searches. I met Steve a few years ago at a Wharton MBA alumni networking lunch. I

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An interview can be the gateway to a great job. The key to acing an interview lies in interview preparation. No one is naturally ready for an interview, even if you know all your experiences by heart. You need to prepare for every interview so that you can show: You have done research on the

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Another great question from my friend’s job search networking group. Even after all the preparation and practice for interviews, there still bound to be some questions you don’t expect and may not be prepared to answer in an interview. There are two types of questions that can fall in this category – behavioral questions and

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