September 29th, 2015
You want a career you love, right?
One that’s interesting, challenging, financially rewarding, and that makes all of your friends say, “Damn, how did you land that job?”
Everyone wants that kind of a career, but most people settle for a string of jobs.
Why does this happen?
Today I want to introduce you to two common but ...
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September 18th, 2015
If you came across your dream job, would your resume be good enough to get you an interview?
If you hesitated for a moment there, the answer is no.
Sorry. Tough, but true. If you send a mediocre resume -- even a "good" resume -- off, you'll never to hear a peep from anyone. Welcome to the Resume Black ...
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September 16th, 2015
There’s a reason I asked you how you answer “What do you do?”
A few weeks ago, I was interviewing someone in my NYC studio. After the interview was done, he asked our director what he could do to improve.
The director told him, “You were great, but there was a moment where Ramit asked you, ‘What’s an ...
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September 14th, 2015
OK, let’s pretend you’re at a conference. There’s a table with tea and coffee over here. Everyone is wearing nametags. You recognize someone across the room, and as you’re walking towards him, you run into a small group.
Someone says, “Oh, meet (your name).”
What’s the first question you’ll probably get asked?
“What do ...
August 26th, 2015
What if you lost your job today and needed a new job in a week? Could you do it?
What if you just wanted some advice for a tough career decision? Is there someone you could ask?
Or what if you wanted to make a big career change, like switching industries? Is there anyone you could call for help?
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August 13th, 2015
Interviewing is hard.
One of the few ways to make it even harder is to make it a phone interview. In person, you can read and respond to all of the interviewer's physical cues, but on the phone you're often left to guess if they're engaged in what you have to say or busy checking their inbox while you ...
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