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Why Does It Make A Difference? Language and connecting make a difference in job interviews
Candorful Interview Coach, Marcia Wasserman explains why it's important to get the language, presence, and connection right when interviewing for a job. Growing up in a military town like San Antonio, Texas, I frequently encountered military personnel. I spent...read more
Let’s Get Specific – Telling your story in job interviews
Candorful cofounder, Pete Sukits, explains why it's crucial to lay out your action and impact when in front of an interviewer. Tell me about a time you had to influence a team towards a specific outcome. Easy enough, right? Here it goes. “Well, I was the US military...read more
My interview skills Top 5
by Laurie Sedgwick, Candorful Interview Coach and Director of Career Management, Executive MBA Programs and Alumni, Cornell University Practice, practice, practice. A rookie mistake in interviewing is thinking you can wing it. I hear all too often from a client that...read more
What is “Personal Brand” Anyway?
Understanding and developing your (personal) brand can be a difficult subject for many people, and often requires many working variables. Some of the variables that enhance your brand include experience, education, recommendations, and other notable achievements which can be gained both personally and professionally. To sum it up, your brand is a direct representation of yourself.read more
Did you really just ask me that?
Hey, that's not fair! Have you ever been asked an interview question that was clearly out-of-line or made you feel massively squeamish? perhaps even angry? It happened to me for sure. It was a long time ago now but a highly reputable firm had a young consultant...read more
Fire in the Belly
Fire in the Belly A close friend of mine recently interviewed for a job. For discretion’s sake, we’ll call him Jim. Lots of people could have made the argument that they were the best fit for the job over Jim. But based on what I know, Jim was uniquely qualified for...read more
The Career Transition Roller Coaster – 4 Simple Steps to Smoothing Highs and Lows, Episode 1
What has the highs and lows of Six Flags’ Superman roller coaster with the bumps and rattles of Coney Island’s Cyclone? Give up? The answer: A career transition.read more
Jay Sugarman of NewTV interviews Candorful Cofounders, Pat & Pete
NewTV recently invited Candorful into their studios to talk about how they are helping veterans and military spouses.read more
Candorful launches Veterans Day 2018 Fundraiser!
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Tell Me About a Time You Failed
Ah yes, failure. A topic ripe with emotion and implications, it has become an area of focus, study and reflection in recent years. This is due in large part to the rise of growth mindset thinking, Lean practices and the overall cloud of uncertainty that hangs over the...read more