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Feb 15, 2024 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on Landing an Internship

Landing an Internship

It’s time for our annual message about the importance of internships for those in college. While it’s true my undergraduate internship changed the trajectory of my career and my life, as a talent scout, I also see the incredible difference it makes in jump starting someone’s work life. People spend

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Jan 09, 2024 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on In the Job Market?

In the Job Market?

It’s been a year of transformation in the job market, AI creating a number of jobs and at the same time displacing other positions, changes around in-office or remote work, companies scaling back to align with economic headwinds, deepening investments in clean energy and so much more. If you are

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Mar 20, 2023 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on Why You Didn’t Get the Job

Why You Didn’t Get the Job

It’s always tough to find out you didn’t land the job you were interviewing for.  You put energy into it, took time off, started to get more excited about it, only to be rejected.  Most people want to know why, and specifically why at that. For the candidates we work

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Mar 10, 2023 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on Effective Job Hunting Techniques

Effective Job Hunting Techniques

When you suddenly find yourself in the job market, your company unexpectedly shuttered or cancelled programs, downsized, it’s understandable to be rattled and emotionally crushed.  Take a few days to regroup, then get your game on to land a new role. You’ll need to be organized, deploying your very best

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Oct 17, 2022 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on Is This the Right Time to Change Jobs?

Is This the Right Time to Change Jobs?

Saying the last several years have been turbulent is an understatement. People ask me every day if this is the right time to change jobs. The answer is: it depends. If you are well educated, working in a high demand profession like engineering, a strong performer, willing to work onsite,

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Feb 24, 2021 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on Zoom Interviews 3.0

Zoom Interviews 3.0

Ah the zoom call. Often awkward, sometimes riddled with technology flaws, it’s all we have, and we need to make the best of it. We like to think of it as being “on air” like a newscaster, and remind people that first impressions matter. I’m happy to see that the

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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 03, 2014 | Post by: Bill Firing Comments Off on Dating Tips for Interviewing

Dating Tips for Interviewing

It’s been said that the process of interviewing and accessing an opportunity is much like dating.  Both parties are getting to know each other and deciding on coupling their professional endeavors for a period of time. Here a four key reminders for candidates: First impressions are king.  Not matter the

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Jan 14, 2014 | Post by: Bill Firing Comments Off on Closing candidates in a tough market

Closing candidates in a tough market

Closing candidates in a tough market

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Sep 12, 2013 | Post by: Gwen Moore Comments Off on Candidates: Phone Interview Tip #5 – The Phone Screening

Candidates: Phone Interview Tip #5 – The Phone Screening

Prepare to Engage! Do your homework and have a plan before the phone screen.

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