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Don’t Be A Know-It-All

9 June 2008

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A provocative post about Helicopter Parenting on Modite this morning reminded me of some advice I frequently give to job-seekers, but I don’t know that I’ve ever really mentioned it clearly here. Don’t lie. Admit when you don’t know something… but immediately prove to me that you can assemble the resources to get it figured […]

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Where are the Girl Geeks for the Tech Jobs?

3 May 2008

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Girl Geek discussion at BarCamp London A few days ago, I was part of an interesting conversation. I had a lunch meeting with three managers of a department for one of my clients. One (male) had just completed several first-round interviews with candidates I had provided. Another manager (female) asked him a very simple, but […]

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Interview Rules for Designers

27 February 2008

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Since I’m currently recruiting for a Web UI & Graphic Designer, the following caught my eye and I thought to share. Jessica Petersen, Senior UI Designer at local tech company Omniture, posted the following to the local Utah Graphic Arts Foundation email list, which I think is a great set of rules for interviewing if […]

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The 25 most difficult job interview questions

30 June 2005

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Prepping for a job interview, and stressed? If you haven’t lied on your resume, and you haven’t lied about your skills in a screening, then don’t worry.  Just be yourself and have fun with it (in the professional sense, of course).  The person interviewing you is as interested in locating the right person as you […]

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