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I have wondered, do corporate executives pay any attention to LinkedIn?

Here’s one informative answer to that question: http://bit.ly/16voPWz

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Getting ready for a job interview?

Most people feel a bit of anxiety about the process.

In the moments or even days before the big interview, the imagination can run wild pondering and wondering what questions may be asked. Afterall, the point of the interview seems to be to eliminating candidates until only one remains?

I can guarantee, with almost 100% certainly, your interview will not be anything like this video!

OK, now that we know something like that isn’t going to happen, let’s look at possible interview questions.

I like this one because it is unconventional: 12 Unconventional Interview Questions

Here is solid look at 30 possibilities: Break Down the 30 Common Job Interview Questions into 3 Types Career Stories

Another thing to consider—questions about salary: Answering Salary Questions

What questions have you been asked, or do you ask, during interviews?

 

Want to bring your career to a halt or worse?

If your answer is “no” then you ought to consider what you should and should not talk about at work.

We must control both what we say and how much we share in our professional life. The word “professional” turns many people off because they associate it with corporate stuffiness.

Definition of PROFESSIONALISM

1: the conduct, aims, or qualities that characterize or mark a profession or a professional person(see 1professional)

2: the following of a profession (as athletics) for gain or livelihood

http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/professionalism

Consider the “conduct, aims, or qualities” of professionalism in relation to your conversation at work.

Success in your career can hinge on the appropriateness of your casual conversations at work. Aim high! Here are two resources that will help.

http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/business/worklife/seven-things-you-shouldnt-tell-your-colleagues/story-fni0d8zj-1226586820029

http://careerplanning.about.com/od/workplacesurvival/tp/work_talk.htm