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Jul 27, 2020 | Post by: Vikki Pachera No Comments

Keeping your Career Ontrack in the Covid Era

We're in the next phase of the pandemic, it's time to think about your job, advancement or simply keeping it when you are working from home.

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Mar 23, 2020 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on Bored? Start looking for a job immediately

Bored? Start looking for a job immediately

We’re certainly in unchartered territory economically, thanks to the world wide health concerns. We went from ‘flush’ to ‘crash’ seemingly overnight. At least 2.5M people were laid off in about a week with immediate shuttering of retail, travel, services in the US, many more worldwide. Projections indicate 20M may be

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Jan 10, 2020 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on This is the Time to Land a Better Job

This is the Time to Land a Better Job

If you want to move the needle on your career, land a bigger role, build new skills, enter a new domain, or increase your learning potential, the time is now. No one knows how long the economy will be strong, the risk is lower in changing jobs when there’s a

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Apr 12, 2018 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on How to Up the In House Recruiting Effort

How to Up the In House Recruiting Effort

I’m often asked to help coach an in-house recruiting team to get better results. From what to measure, how to find, pitch and close better candidates to presenting a more compelling brand image. There’s no mystery around what it takes to be a highly effective recruiter, I’m happy to share

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Apr 16, 2017 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on A Great LinkedIn Profile – It’s a ‘Must Have’

A Great LinkedIn Profile – It’s a ‘Must Have’

Everyone needs a great LinkedIn bio---here's how to create yours

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Mar 05, 2017 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on Impacts of the Recent H1B Premium Processing Decision

Impacts of the Recent H1B Premium Processing Decision

High growth startups will be most impacted by the removal of fast tracking H1B visas, but all of tech will suffer, possibly slowing growth.

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Oct 18, 2016 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on 1st Impressions

1st Impressions

It seems like the notion of a lasting first impression, the idea that you only get one shot at impressing someone, the old paradigm that lasting opinions of people are made within the first 10 seconds of a conversation or meeting has been lost. I blame that on our crazed,

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Oct 13, 2015 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on Startup Salaries

Startup Salaries

People often expect a pay increase and participation in the upside of stock when joining a startup. It simply is not the way it works.

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Apr 12, 2015 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on Age — is it a liability or an asset?

Age — is it a liability or an asset?

I’ve been resisting writing about age bias for a long time, it’s such the ‘third rail’ issue. No one seems to believe that we frequently place people 50 and older into compelling roles. And into startups, by the way. But it’s true. The common denominator with these candidates is age

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Mar 15, 2015 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on Rapidly Evolving Recruiting

Rapidly Evolving Recruiting

If you are not redefining your talent acquisition approach, you soon will be. Playing yesterday's game will not keep you competitive in this market.

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