How to Talk about Weaknesses in a Job Interview

How to Talk about Weaknesses in a Job Interview

Weaknesses. Liabilities. The insecurities when it comes to our jobs. It’s important when we’re interviewing to not let our weaknesses--perceived or actual--cloud our mindset. In this article, I’ve offered ways you might think about reframing the conversation when it comes to topics such as age, being laid off, having been fired, not having enough education, or lacking an area of deep technical expertise.

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What You Need to Do to Make the Proper Introduction

What You Need to Do to Make the Proper Introduction

Introducing yourself professionally—it should be a simple and straightforward thing to do. But so many of us struggle with how to do it right. So, whether you’re prepping for a networking event, workshop, conference, or interview, here are some tips on how to appropriately connect with others and communicate your value effectively and naturally in a way that makes people like and remember you.

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How to Talk about that Job You Hate While You're Home for the Holidays

How to Talk about that Job You Hate While You're Home for the Holidays

You finally get to come up for air and take a few days off for the holidays. Sure, you’ll probably still need to check your email four times per day, but the intensity of a standard workday has subsided. There’s room for quiet in your mind and your heart.

When all the noise fades away, what are you left with? When you’re sitting around the table with your extended family, passing the dinner rolls and catching up, how to you respond to the inevitable, “how’s that job of yours?” Are you tensing up just thinking about it?

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