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Got a Job Offer? Your Start Date May Be Earlier Than You Think

September 17 @ 11:14 am

Whether it’s with a new company or a new role within your existing organization, new positions are tremendous opportunities to leap forward in your career. However, beware that you and the hiring manager may have very different ideas as to your actual start date.

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Have we been looking at 'cultural fit' all wrong?

September 17 @ 11:14 am

Most of the time — especially when we are looking to hire someone — we put a lot of emphasis on cultural fit. We’ve got a round hole and we go looking for a round peg.

I’m afraid that we’ve got the idea of ‘fit’ backwards. You don’t go looking for someone who fits. You start by articulating what fit looks like on your team and then go looking for someone willing and able to adapt.

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The Evolution of a (Hiring) Decision

September 17 @ 11:14 am

Many people misunderstand the nuances of the decision-making process. This is especially true when we are faced with influencing a hiring manager to make the decision to offer us a position. Yet understanding this process is crucial when trying to convince someone to make a decision in your favor. The key is to move yourself along the process one step at a time.

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