Three Strategies to Interview Well and Get the Job You Want

As a candidate you are only as desirable as the potential you project during the interview process. Because this first impression is truly the definitive factor that determines whether you will or will not receive the job offer, there is (understandably) significant pressure on job seekers to show off their potential without over-doing it. In […]

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Why Your Job Description Is a Lie

“What if I told you that your entire working life was based on a myth? Let me explain…Remember back to your first few days in a new job. Whether you were an experienced professional or new to the workforce, you quickly discovered that the “job description” that explained your role was quite different from the […]

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Five Tips for Understanding the Hidden Demands of Work

“We all want to be awesome at our careers. In order to do that, we have to stand out, get ahead of the change curve, and stay relevant, by going far beyond our job description. Jesse Sostrin, author of Beyond the Job Description: How Managers and Employees Can Meet the True Demands of the Job, […]

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Book Reviews: Beyond the Job Description

Here are three recent reviews of my new book, Beyond the Job Description. From Publisher’s Weekly, ” This readable, often entertaining work will be valuable for anyone seeking to improve job performance. Sostrin offers a process for turning frustration and confusion into insights that can increase effectiveness.” Read the full review here. From the KC […]

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Five Tips for Creating a Strong HR Foundation

Most small businesses and nonprofit organizations start with a strong vision. The founder or owner then blazes the startup trail by taking bold steps to convince the world of its potential value. Whether your business exists to respond to a social need, or to deliver a product or service that solves problems for the market, […]

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Your Communication Is Your Working Life

The quality of your working life and the outcomes you experience are a reflection of the patterns of communication and interaction that you engage in throughout the day. If you want to know whether your stress level is rising or falling, check your patterns. If you want to know whether your working relationships are solid […]

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