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Motivational Quotes As A Quick and Easy Job Interview Performance Fix – Forbes

Caroline Ceniza-Levine
September 24 2013


n my latest job search advice post for Forbes.com Work In Progress, I share how powerful motivational quotes can be to raise your performance at job interviews (and other high-stakes career events). I also share some of my favorite quotes:

Take time to deliberate; but when the time for action arrives, stop thinking and go in.– Napoleon Bonaparte

When you have exhausted all possibilities, remember this: you haven’t. ” Thomas Edison

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Close To A Job Offer? How To Blow It

Caroline Ceniza-Levine
September 17 2013


In my job search post for Purple Clover, I talk about how to blow an imminent job offer. Don’t take anything for granted, even if you’ve been on multiple rounds of interviews, even if they imply that a job offer is coming. It really isn’t over till it’s over. Here are 3 common reasons that an imminent offer falls through in the late stages of an interview process and...

 
 
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10 Things Every Job Seeker Must Know About Their Dream Employer

Caroline Ceniza-Levine
September 8 2013


Research is a key differentiator for the job seeker. If you have exhaustively researched your dream company, you own a powerful competitive advantage. Here are 10 things to know about your dream employer:

  • The basics
  • The challenges
  • Recent news and announcements
  • Competitors
  • Who does what
  • Who reports to whom
  • Work works with whom
  • Employee backgrounds
  • Culture
  • Hiring history
  • Read my recent job search advice post in Life Reimagined for Work to get more detail on each area: http://workreimagined.aarp.org/find-a-job/10-things-every-job-seeker-must-know/

    Which ones do...

     
     
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    Video Blog – How Long Do I Hold Out For My Dream Job

    Caroline Ceniza-Levine
    April 1 2013


    In this job search Q&A, I answer Mark’s question:  Everyone wants to land their “Dream Job”, but with competition so stiff, do we need to modify our expectations and our search process?

    http://youtu.be/Nu2LP7yVbhA

    3 key takeaways:

    It’s not about the competition or the market but about your personal situation. Unemployment statistics are always wrong — you are not 10% or 25% unemployed; for you it is 0% or 100%;

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    What Recruiters Want From Job Seekers Today

    Caroline Ceniza-Levine
    February 12 2013


    As a former recruiter and now career coach, I’m hearing a lot of anxiety from job seekers about how to get noticed in THIS market — job search strategies that worked in the past may not work anymore; high unemployment means recruiters are inundated by resumes making it impossible to break through; employers have unreasonably high expectations of candidates. I canvassed recruiters who hire for diverse industries and roles about what...

     
     
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    What Six-Figure Job Seekers Can Learn From Luxury Sales

    Caroline Ceniza-Levine
    June 27 2012


    In a tight job market, employers can be very choosy about whom they hire. In addition, the volatile economy adds to the anxiety about spending on that additional headcount. Finally, the uptick of job seekers onto the market makes it hard for each job seeker to stand out. But in a down economy, some luxury products still do well, despite cheaper alternatives, despite choosier customers, and despite special offers and deals...