Brian Fink

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Say goodbye to being a people pleaser and learn how to confidently say no to someone without feeling bad about it.

Here’s how you can effectively say no:

1. Say it.
Get it out there into the universe. Less is better.

2. Be assertive and courteous.
Change the power dynamic. Remember…

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Why are Behavioral Interviews so popular?

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Behavioral questions focus on your past behavior and performance. Companies like to ask these because they reveal quite a bit about you and help predict job performance (at least in theory.)

In many cases, behavioral interview questions begin with interviewers asking to “tell us…

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In a few posts, I’ve mentioned the value and importance of asking the hiring manager a few questions about the role.

What I haven’t talked about is how you uncover the team’s culture; asking questions is a great way to dig into the company culture so you won’t encounter major…

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Ever had a hiring committee, manager, or potential peer ask you, “Why should we hire you?”

Talk about intimidation, right?

Be ready because there’s no better setup for you to sell yourself and your skills to the interviewer. Every employer has an ideal candidate at the start of the hiring…

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Are you asking your hiring managers and future peers, “What are the biggest challenges for the person who joins your team?”

When they talk to you about their biggest challenges, you’ll know exactly what stories to tell about how you have tackled (and conquered) similar challenges.

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You will show them…

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When you are interviewing, make it point to ask the hiring team, “How will I measure my performance in this role?”

By phrasing the question this way, you’re taking full ownership of your work, and the employer will notice that. You are sending the message that you will be accountable…

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Brian Fink

Brian Fink

Executive Recruiter. ✈ #ATL ↔ #SF ✈ Building companies is my favorite. Opinions are my own. Responsibility is freedom. 🖖