Tag: interview

Career Corner: Cutting the Horn Off the Unicorn
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Career Corner: Cutting the Horn Off the Unicorn

By Angela Copeland I saw the perfect profile for a recruiter recently. It said, “I am not a ninja/purple squirrel/unicorn hunter, nor someone who hires ‘rock stars.’ I am a strategic and tactical recruiter, meaning I partner with leaders and we hire – at scale, for the niche skills required to make the difference to…

Career Corner: Step One
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Career Corner: Step One

By Angela Copeland If you’ve interviewed lately, you know the first step of a job interview is a phone screen. After you apply for a job, a recruiter from the company will reach out to you. They’ll ask to setup a time to meet. In the phone screen, the recruiter will ask predictable questions. They…

Career Corner: Don’t Text and Hire
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Career Corner: Don’t Text and Hire

By Angela Copeland I recently learned about a new, shocking phenomenon. Maybe I’m getting old. In my world, there’s a right way and a wrong way to use text messages. The right way is to text people you actually know. Almost everything else falls into the wrong way category. Occasionally, companies I shop at will…

Career Corner: More Work Means a Fair Process
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Career Corner: More Work Means a Fair Process

By Angela Copeland Have you ever had to do extra work in a job interview? One of my most intense interviews ever was at Target. I interviewed there after graduate school for a project management role. The process was unlike one I had ever seen up to then. Target flew me into Minneapolis one evening,…

Career Corner: The Interview Feedback Loop
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Career Corner: The Interview Feedback Loop

By Angela Copeland I’ve been talking to a number of job seekers lately about illegal interview questions. They keep coming up, and I keep asking myself why that is. When you’re a job seeker, you may not realize how common illegal questions are because you’re interviewing for only one or two jobs at a time….

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