Scott Thompson

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How Do Your Answer Those Terrifying Job Interview Questions?

It is that time of year again. You know, the scary, spooky job search time.  One of the biggest questions we hear here is asking about job interview questions.  Finding a job can be scary and that big interviewe is even scarier. How do you prepare for a job interview? By reviewing these the scariest questions I have put together for you. Plus answers! 

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What is The Worst Mistake You Can Make with Counteroffers?

Here's the story:
A recent candidate who I had helped secure a new job was really excited about their new company and was going to be starting in a week. Five days before they were about to start the new insurance job...their old boss called them into his office and offered:

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How To Respond to the Low Insurance Job Offer

One of my candidates recently shared a story with me about his last job. Please note that this insurance professional is very successful, qualified, and has terrific experience. He imparted to me that he had received an offer from a company that was really low. His response? To laugh, act insulted and tell them that they would have to come up with something better than that to get him. After all…he is a unique and highly skilled.

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How Can I Enhance My Career With Social Media

Social Media impacts your career. 

Oftentimes we hear about how it impacts your career negatively; however, if you take control of your social media and use it to your advantage...it can help you get ahead!  

Here are 5 tips on using social media to enhance your career:

 

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Crafting Your LinkedIn Biography

LinkedIn is one of the most powerful social outreach tools.  Its utility is almost unlimited as it can accomplish an array of different things.  Among its potential uses are:

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3 Ways Your Boss May React To A Resignation

I recently had a candidate resign from a job and it was a less than pleasant experience.  After talking to the individual it got me thinking about how unprepared so many of us are for this act.  Compared to all of the other activities involved in a job search it is almost an afterthought.  

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One Job Interview Secret That Will Help You Land That Job

I recently read a good article about connecting with others.  It was called 11 Surefire Ways to Instantly Connect with Anyone – it’s a great read and you definitely should have a look.  The article got me thinking about how it applies to interviewing.

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