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How to Answer Three of the Trickiest Interview Questions

When you embark on a job search, there are many challenges, but preparing for an interview can be downright nerve-wracking. If you are like most people, you are not accustomed to selling yourself and telling total strangers why you are great, which is basically what an interview demands. I joke to candidates that interviewing is one of those things you get better at with practice; you just hope you don’t have to practice too much!

What to Contemplate When Considering a Board Seat

For seasoned, senior-level executives, adding “Board Membership” to their resumes is an intriguing next step. But, the value of a board seat depends on both your performance and commitment. A strong performance can open up opportunities you’ve aspired to for years; failing can damage your reputation and limit your options for the future.

How to Answer the “Tell Me about Yourself” Question

Because, “Tell Me about Yourself” is such an overarching question, it can be difficult to formulate a focused  response. While there is no one right or wrong way to respond, a team of WinterWyman’s expert recruiters offer their suggestions on the best ways to answer this commonly asked interview question.

The New LinkedIn – Three Crucial Tips for Job Seekers

Job searching is consuming enough on its own - don’t let the new LinkedIn user interface add to your stress. Check out the key areas to look out for when you're ready to start your search. 

Passed Over Again: How to Determine Why You’re Not Landing the Job

You're being called in for interviews and invited back for follow-ups, but you aren't receiving the offer. What should you be doing differently? Three WinterWyman recruiting experts share their ideas for helping you get the new position you desire.

How to Make the Move from CIO to CEO

This is an interesting time for CIOs aspiring to become CEOs. With so many organizations, regardless of industry, positioning themselves as “technology companies” (hello GE!), CIOs have increased influence on their company’s business and have gained valuable experience beyond the expected realm of technology. If you are a CIO looking to become CEO, here are some things you can do to set yourself up for the promotion.

Career Advice I’d Give My 22-Year-Old Self

It’s never too late to listen to the advice you might have given your younger self. Whether you’re twenty years into your career or just starting out, following these words of wisdom will be beneficial in furthering your employment opportunities and opening up new career possibilities.

The New LinkedIn – What You Need to Know in Less than 400 Words!

It’s LinkedIn’s turn for a face-lift and as much as we hate change, it’s time to get past the annoyance and start accepting the new and improved (sort of) LinkedIn.

Five Tips for Starting a Career in Tech

Whether you’ve just graduated with an IT degree or are seeking a change to a tech position, it can be daunting trying to land your first job in the field. Between rejected applications and drawn out interview processes, the job search can start to feel like a black hole. Here are five tips on how to stand out and break into tech!

You Didn’t Get the Job: Ten Ways to Use Negative Feedback to Your Advantage

We’ve all been there. You get home from a killer interview—you clicked well with the hiring manager, answered all of their questions, even got a tour of the office—and you know you nailed it. But a week goes by and you get a call only to find out you have been rejected. Or even worse, you never hear back. What went wrong and what should you do now? 

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