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401k explained in everyday terms, a misunderstood company benefit

401k

This is a well-intentioned start, but the real benefit is in the 401k

Candidates have choices beyond the 401K

When markets are tight for talent, employers add more benefits to the menu. (I consider Seattle’s job market to be tight.)  These could include free food, entertainment, flexible work schedules and unlimited vacations to name just a few.

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LinkedIn Connections, how many are needed?

LinkedIn Connections

LinkedIn isn’t just about the numbers

LinkedIn connections question

I recently received a question on LinkedIn connections from one of our interns.  His goal is to become a wealth manager where network cultivation will be critical. I thought it was a great question and should be shared. The guy asking the question is smart,

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What is your 5 year plan? Interview question demystified

5 year plan

Have you thought about your 5 year plan?

What is your 5 year plan? 

The “What is your 5 year plan?” and “What is your 3-year plan?” are both very common interview questions. I admit I ask the question on a regular basis when I am conducting interviews and there are a couple of things I am looking for in the answers.

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Internship Interview process demystified

Internship Interview

What does this sophomore know about the Internship interview that graduating seniors do not

Beat the internship interview

Last week we discussed the Nasty logic on how to land an internship for undergraduates. A sophomore wrote in the below email and I had so much detail, I had to break the post up into two parts.

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Internship application process demystified, how freshmen can steal internships from graduating seniors

HR exec explains what hiring managers are looking for from summer interns and how freshman, sophomores and juniors can steal these positions from graduating seniors.

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Job promotion – speak up about your accomplishments or be passed over

job promotion

Keep your manager updated with consistent and predictable performance for the job promotion

Passed over for the job promotion

HRNasty, I know I am a quiet person. I am also smart and I have ideas, but I don’t seem to be getting the opportunities like my loud peers who brag about what they do.

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