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A few weeks ago, a young man I was representing almost lost a job. He had interviewed with the firm on Thursday afternoon and received a job offer that day. He wanted to consider the offer until the close of business the following Friday . . . and almost lost the opportunity he ultimately accepted...
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I want to offer a methodology for choosing between alternatives. Step 1: BEFORE you start interviewing, jot down what the most important things are in your next job or organization. Step 2: During the search, as companies start to come into focus and you start to see the choices that will be available, make up...
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In recent days, the press has spent a lot of time talking about the current Republican candidate for Senator Delaware. Is she too extreme? Has the party made the right choice? How can such an extreme candidate be chosen? For several months before the election, no one considered her a viable candidate. Nor did they...
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One of my viewers on YouTube asked me to offer my thoughts about accepting or considering lower offers. The notion of accepting a lower salary than you are accustomed to hits home at a deep emotional level as well as a professional level. It is emotions that cause someone to agonize over what is really...
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I have a friend who I’ll call “Sal” for the purpose of this article who has been in sales for almost a million years and almost 30 with his current firm. He’s good at what he does but, now that he is in his 60’s, started to have the bug about looking for a new...
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Congratulations. You’re scheduled to start your new job in two or three weeks. Don’t leave money on the table. Before you give your notice, ask your new employer about your eligibility for a partial bonus this year (this assumes you are joining at some point after the beginning of the year). AND Ask your former...
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More and more frequently, job applicants are having a pleasant problem when they receive a job offer. What’s the problem? Choosing between multiple job offers? Multiple job offers? “Wow! People are getting multiple job offers,” you say. Yes. The days of multiple job offers are occuring again in both skilled and unskilled job areas. And...
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In this video, Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter explains the questions to ask yourself and potential employers in order to decide which job offer to accept. ABOUT JEFF ALTMAN, THE BIG GAME HUNTER Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter is a career and leadership coach who worked as a recruiter for what more than...
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