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That Job is Still Open?!?

What is the hidden cost of re-starting a search to fill a key position? My friend and colleague at TMAC-Direct Michael Pietrack recently wrote the following blog addressing this fundamental interviewing question. The Cost of

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What is an “Offer Letter?”

What is an Offer Letter? When my clients and I get to the end of an interview process the hiring team and the candidate typically begin talking about the “Offer Letter” that will serve as

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Minivans, Pawn Stars, and the Russian Judge

Minivans, Pawn Stars, and the Russian Judge Why is “consensus” interviewing so frustrating? My friend and colleague at TMAC Direct Michael Pietrack recently wrote the following blog addressing this fundamental interviewing question. To view a

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Corporate Housing – Back to the Future?

Corporate Housing – Back to the Future? In the late 1800’s and early 1900’s it was not uncommon among employers in industrialized countries to provide residential housing for their employees, particularly in geographic areas that

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“Walk me through your resume”

Walk me through your resume Why do most interviews begin the same way? My friend and colleague at TMAC Direct Michael Pietrack recently wrote the following blog addressing this fundamental interviewing request: “WALK ME THROUGH

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The Cost of Negotiation

The Cost of Negotiation Is there a cost to negotiating job offers? My friend and colleague at TMAC Direct Michael Pietrack recently wrote the following blog addressing this fundamental question in career management. This is

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Planning for Elder Care in the Job Market

Planning for Elder Care in the Job Market I had a situation recently where a talented Marketing Director interviewed successfully for a very attractive job opportunity, was offered the role with a generous package, and

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Engage Your Back-up Plan Now

Engage Your Back-up Plan Now In 2009 I wrote a blog about the importance for unemployed job seekers to have a back-up plan in their job search. Just because things are going well in an

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When Lateral Moves Aren’t So Lateral

When Lateral Moves Aren’t So Lateral Are “lateral” moves really lateral? My friend and colleague at TMAC Direct Michael Pietrack recently wrote the following blog addressing this fundamental question in career management. This is a

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Blind Dating in the Workforce

Blind Dating in the Workforce I know it’s weird, but the analogy is accurate. Debriefing with candidates after their job interview is similar to asking them about their first date with someone they just met.

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