If nothing else, prepare for these 3 interview questions

Posted by Tom Berger on Dec 14, 2019 4:49:43 PM

A Google search on “interview questions” will result in hundreds of hits, and most are actually quite helpful. But a common mistake that most candidates make is to quickly review the questions and mentally develop a picture of how you would answer them. Our minds work at blazing speeds compared to our mouths!  Instead of just reading and “knowing” how you will answer the questions, say your answers out loud – preferably while standing in front of a full-length mirror. After you have stumbled with your first few answers, you will quickly realize you need to prepare and practice. 

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Topics: Executive Interviews, Interview Prep, Interview Preparation, Career Transition, Interview Questions

Considering making the jump to a company of a different size? Read this first.

Posted by Tom Berger on Aug 25, 2019 6:15:29 AM

Other than size, as measured by revenue, the number of employees, or perhaps, physical presence or
reach, the biggest difference between large and small companies is the level of internal support that they provide. Support can cover a wide range of activities varying from well-defined internal “silos” in which certain tasks are relegated to specific departments, to companies that expect individuals to “Do whatever it takes” to get their job done. Based on one’s experience, an individual can become accustomed to operating anywhere within the operational support continuum.

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Topics: Career Advancement, Career Opportunity Evaluation, Executive Career Success, Cultural Fit, Culture Fit Assessment, Large Company Environment, Small Company Environment, Small to Large Company Move, Large to Small Company Move, Career Transition, Candidate-to-Company Fit, Start-Up Environment, Changing Company Size, Company Fit, Corporate Environment