Harrison Careers

Month: November 2019

What makes a résumé stand out from the crowd?

At Harrison Careers, I get asked almost daily by clients and prospective clients how to make their résumés stand out from all the other thousands of applications that employers receive. I have looked at tens of thousands of résumés in my time – at Harrison Careers and while I was recruiting for the Goldman Sachs …

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What’s the most important question in an interview?

https://forge.medium.com/the-most-important-question-in-a-job-interview-and-how-to-answer-it-46a0c39d656d – this is an interesting article, but I have a different opinion about how to respond to this question. When the interviewer asks you if you have any questions, the very best way is something like this: “Hey yes, definitely! Please could I ask a bit about you and your career? How did you …

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YOU know you’re great, right?! But how do you get OTHER PEOPLE to like you…?

I decided to write this advice because it seems to me that so many clients of Harrison Careers, especially those who do not speak English as their first language, struggle to build effective relationships and to get professionals to like them as quickly as they could. I am no psychologist, but I do have common …

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The Next Phase of the Interview Process: How to Handle a Presentation?

So… you’ve written brilliant application forms, you’ve made it through the online tests, you’ve succeeded at the online video interview, and yes, you’ve even passed the Round 1 interview because you were totally prepared for all the tough competency questions they threw at you… THEN they ask you to make a presentation. You’re nervous of …

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