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Overquaflied. The unintended signals your resume conveyed that declined you for the job

Overqualified

What do you think when this guy applies for your job?

Overqualified for the job

In my business, I meet a lot of overqualified candidates. How do I know they are an overqualified candidate? Here are a few statements I hear on a regular basis :

  • I didn’t hear back from the company and I could have done that job in my sleep.
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Less is more in your job search

When it comes to the job search

Why less is more in the job search

Yes, less is more in the job search. I know that I have been blogging about job search for close to 10 years, so in my opinion, there is obviously a lot going on. No doubt, there are a lot of steps. 

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Personal interests on your resume. If you don’t have them, you are missing an opportunity

Personal interest on your resume can set you apart and make you memorable. Listing the right personal interest can generate excitement about you as a candidate. Why this often overlooked detail can hurt your job search.

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Interview tardiness: It’s midnight, do you know how to get to your interview tomorrow?

Interview tardiness

Running late for an interview is never a good thing.

Interview tardiness

I recently interviewed a number of candidates and a number of them committed the sin of interview sins. Interview tardiness. Obviously, the words late and interview should never be used in the same sentence. I can fix a broken watch. I can’t fix tardy.

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Job application follow up

Job application follow up?

Are you hearing from employers after you turn in your cover letter and resume? Or are you like many who never hear back from the hiring company and end up dismayed with the application system?

I only know what I hear about. My position is working within the recruiting system.

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HRNasty’s Zen and the Employee Experience

The employee experience doesn’t happen by accident

HRNasty and the Zen of the Employee Experience

I am responsible for the employee experience and believe that I am the CEO of my personal brand. What I represent, who I am, and how I conduct myself is all part of my personal brand as an individual contributor.

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Career management, HR says 99% of employees are not pro-active with their careers

career management

Is your career moving as much as you are working? Hard work isn’t enough

Career Management

Are you practicing career management? Most of us think we are managing our career, but let me ask you the following questions:

  • Have you talked to your manager about your 3-year plan? (Yes, I said it,
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Setting expectations with your manager at work. Have you talked to your manager recently?

Setting expecations

I used to exceed expectations at work. I am working harder now. What happened?

Are you setting the right expectations with your manager?

If you have never said “no” to your manager, you are probably NOT setting expectations. This post is for you. If one of your direct reports has not pushed back on the amount of work you have given them,

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Disneyland shows an HR veteran how employee engagement increases customer loyalty

What every company, manager, and employee can learn from Disney. Lessons on employee engagement, corporate culture, and attention to detail which have stood the test of time and live up to being the Happiest Place on Earth.

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How Disney reinforces why best friends at work are important

Disney

HRNasty, first-time visit to Disneyland with work colleagues on a PTO day.

Disney, best friends, and engaged employees

A recent trip to Disney inspired the next two posts

Part 1: Do you have a best friend at work

Part 2: How Disney customers benefit when employees are engaged at work.

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Your first job interview part 2

first job interview

How to ace your first job interview

Getting ready for your first job interview experience?

Your first job interview experience is coming up. Don’t worry, HRN here to spit some knowledge so you know what to expect. More importantly, I am here to explain how to act so you can elevate your interview game.

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