Interview Tip #3: Be a...

“Tell me about a time when you….” or “What is your experience doing ….?”  I have seen many smart, articulate marketers and business leaders absolutely freeze with simple questions like these.  Or worse yet, they give 15-minute-long answers…

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What inspires you?

What inspires you?

Yesterday I had the distinct pleasure of being inspired by the nation’s first youth poet laureate Amanda Gorman.  This appeal to our better angels to make for a more just and inclusive union harkened back to a time…

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Interviewing Tip #2: Clarifying Questions

“That’s an excellent answer…to a completely different question.” One of the most basic pieces of interview advice I have given to candidates is to make sure that they understand what the interviewer is really asking with what I call Clarifying…

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A Career Limiting Decision

A Career Limiting Decision? I thought that I would have a little bit of fun with a phrase a marketing leader used when talking about a colleague’s poor hiring choice. As a young marketer, I laughed at the…

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Get Ready For A New Day!

Get Ready For A New...

Like most of you, I am so eager to get to put 2020 behind me. The disease, the division and the separation have made for a year unlike any other in most of our lifetimes. But as we hit the…

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Your Marketing Recruiter Doesn’t Know...

So Why Are They Your Marketing Recruiter? Believe it or not, over my 10+ years of marketing search, I have heard the following: • Our retained recruiter told us there is no such thing as a senior product…

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