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Why candidates should avoid the phone interview

phone interview

You don’t build this type of connection with a phone interview

Avoid phone interviews

Yes, you heard me right. Avoid phone interviews. If you are stressed out about a phone interview you shouldn’t be. My advice is to try to skip the phone interview and I explain how later in this post. If you are already scheduled for the phone interview,


Phone Screen, HR exec explains the most common mistakes and how to prepare

phone screen

Project excitement during the phone interview

Phone screen, the common mistakes

Phone screens are the great unknowns in the job interview process. I believe the phone interview is the easiest interview to prepare for and the intent of this post is provide reasons why and confidence. My goal is to change your view and potential fears of the phone interview.


Job interview insight

Job Interview Insight

Job interview insight. Pulling back the curtain to see what really happens behind the scenes.

Job Interview Insight

I just had drinks with a couple of great friends/colleagues. Halfway through the conversation I literally burst out with a “F’ me, I’m a dumbass! I wish I had recorded this conversation, this would make a great blog post!” I immediately pulled out my phone and started taking notes in an attempt to capture this job interview insight.


The visible tattoo in the workplace

Visible Tattoo

Personally, I love this look. I’m just not sure about the hiring managers and VP’s.

HRNasty’s stance on the visible tattoo 

If you have read this blog for any time you know where I sit on the topic of the visible tattoo in the workplace. They call them job stoppers for a reason and as much as I think about getting a tattoo myself,


Re-apply for the job after being declined

Re-apply for the job

Lack of chemistry doesn’t usually change on the second date

Should I re-apply for the job after being declined?

I receive the above question often enough that I thought it would be helpful to share it more widely. Awhile back, I received the following question via a comment from one of the posts and after answering,