Job Application: Fired?

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Tweet Job Application: Fired? Kate, a life coach, asks: How should a client answer an interview question/fill out an application if they have been fired? The person I am working with feels they were wrongly fired from a company due to a personality conflict with a manager. When asked at a job interview why he […]

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Is the world of work organised around lying?

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Tweet Career Management photo credit: mnomono Amy asks: Virtually everyone I know presents a totally different face to their boss. People are training themselves in “interview techniques”, which usually involves “saying what they want to hear”. I have to put a bunch of fake descriptions on my CV to fit in into the work world, […]

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Any Job Will Do syndrome – how to cure it and get employed

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Tweet Job Search photo credit: lululemon athletica If during this economic turmoil – or for any other reason – you find yourself unemployed due to being made redundant or laid off, then my condolences and commiserations go out to you. You deserve so much better. However, I dare say I find you reading this, thinking: […]

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Administrator career change – how?

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Tweet New Career Change photo credit: betty slocombe Cindi asks: I’ve always been geared toward Administrative positions. How can I market myself to take that next step forward? In answer: The best Career Management question to ask yourself is: here do you want to be in five years? If you are brave, push that out […]

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Commenting on your boss in an interview

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Tweet Commenting on your boss in an interview Priya asks: When you are interviewing for a position, and are asked about your previous manager ,why do you think the answer should always be a positive one? In answer: Simply – people like to hire people that are always a part of the solution, not a […]

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