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In the past, we’ve written about appropriate body language for job interviews. Now let’s talk a little about body language for networking. First a reminder: over half of what we communicate comes from our body language, so it pays to think about this. Some of these tips will be similar to what we suggested for interviews, […]

February 27, 2018

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Categories: Best Practices

The LandaJob team has been staying busy in the office and throughout the community. Kathryn has been tapped by KC IABC to join their board of directors in the role of student and education relations chair. She has been supporting KC IABC outreach activities to students on college campuses for several years as a volunteer, […]

February 8, 2018

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Categories: LandaJob news

Another installment of advice to the joblorn, where questions are sometimes real, sometimes not – but try to imagine the ones we can’t print. Dear Landa, I recently witnessed a co-worker getting a really nice raise and a better title—all because she told the powers-that-be about a job offer she had from a competing firm […]

February 8, 2018

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Categories: Newsletter - Dear Landa

Can you hire a replacement for someone before you fire them? Or, should you fire them, then replace them? We’ve observed companies (our clients and others) thinking about this more carefully before deciding how to handle a replacement. We applaud this, because it considers the needs of the company, the team, and the current employee. […]

Behavioral-based interviewing is centered on the principle that past behavior is the very best predictor of future behavior. Makes sense, right? How we behave in the past is the most effective way to see how we will behave in the future. For hiring managers, this type of interview technique theoretically helps reveal how a potential […]

January 30, 2018

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Categories: Best Practices

It’s been said that over fifty percent of communication is non-verbal. Think about that. Over half of what we’re telling someone is being said consciously or unconsciously by our body. So how can you use that little factoid to increase your chances of a successful interview? In several ways, actually – all of them aimed […]

January 23, 2018

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Categories: Best Practices

Whether you’re a career freelancer, going through a freelance phase, or temping while you look for a permanent job, there are a variety of opportunities out there. Because there are a lot of variables to consider, it can sometimes be hard to decide whether an opportunity is right for you. Here are a few things […]

January 16, 2018

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Categories: Job postings - Contract

We’re hearing from a number of December graduates, and we welcome you to the working world! As many colleges and universities have limited capacity for preparing their graduates for job search, we’re always happy to give advice for how to conduct an effective search. Here’s the best of what we know. Be clear what kind […]

December 19, 2017

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Categories: Best Practices, Job Seekers - Career Development

Due to our continuing economic situation, there continues to be more over-qualified people seeking employment than ever before. I also believe we’re seeing the result of a shift in priorities from the “live to work” approach of the past to the “work to live” philosophy that’s more about work/life balance. Regardless, there are still many […]

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