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The purpose of The Great Workplace 2.0™ is simple: while it is happening, show core changes in great workplaces, so that start-ups, small and mid-size companies, can extract the principles that other companies are discovering. By example, grow in a healthy and sustainable fashion; return to our economy great dividends of revenue, value and innovation.read more →
Caring for children, parents, work, yada yada yada. How do we cope?read more →
Current, previous and desired. What are/were you making, and (of course) What Do You Want?
It comes up in an online application (leave it blank), a phone screen, first interview and on the part of the pre-screener (recruiter) in their first conversation with you, and after all interviewing is done.
Why? MOST of the time the company wants to assure that your needs and their needs are in the same ballpark. No one in a company wants to take time to interview people who are off the mark, from a “match” or money perspective. No one wants to be used for “informational interviewing” purposes…on either side.
So what are you to do?
There are as many answers to this question as there are former-HR interviewers in the world.
Here are some simple answers:
Current and/or previous salary?:
1) Be HONEST, about previous or current income. If your previous or current income is NOT of major ...
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Your first impression. Is it your resume, clothes, hair, shoes? Or is it something even more tangible, like that of a simple gesture?read more →
Live,work,play, relax, family – is there time for it all? In Balancing Act we’ll try to create that balancing act that you so need and deserve.read more →
What’s wrong with being a “Polly Anna”? To see life as it is and as it could be, should be or want it to be is more important than choosing sides.read more →