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Interacting with amiables

Mar 28th, 2011 | By | Category: Coaches Corner

Whether you’re an employer, employee, in sales, or simply just living life, it’s helpful to understand and know how to interact with different types of behavior styles in order to communicate in a manner that the other person will understand and respond to. Considering behavioral styles consist of amiables (wimps), analyticals (nerds), expressives (bozos), and […]



What! I didn’t get the job

Mar 28th, 2011 | By | Category: Candidate Information

So exactly why didn’t I get the job? This is the $50,000 question or whatever that potential job was going to pay. There are as many possible answers to that question as there might be planets in the heavens; however some of the more common reasons include the following: It’s a matter of numbers. If […]



Unforgettable interviews

Mar 8th, 2011 | By | Category: Employer Information

There’s no shortage of tales told by interviewees of their odd experiences being interviewed, however the same is true of interviewers interviewing bizarre interviewees. I submit the following true wacky situations as proof of the bizarre: There was the time the candidate came into his interview with his lunch in a paper bag. He proceeded […]



Interacting with Expressives

Dec 19th, 2010 | By | Category: Coaches Corner

Whether you’re an employer, employee, in sales, or in your own business it’s a major asset to know how to interact with all types of people. This ‘gift’ of understanding the person or people you encounter can often make or break a successful working relationship; it can be the difference to making or not making […]



Interacting with “Drivers”

Dec 16th, 2010 | By | Category: Coaches Corner

So you find yourself at a meeting and you’re interacting with someone who is a bit pushy and demanding. Additionally they want to take the lead, and have no desire for socializing, small-talk, or idle chatter. They present themselves as strong, decisive, and results-focused. How do you effectively interact with this type of individual? Well, […]



Interacting with Analyticals

Dec 10th, 2010 | By | Category: Coaches Corner

OK, you’re an employer, employee, or in sales and you find yourself in a situation where you’re interacting with an individual who shows analytical-type behavior. How do you know s/he is really analytical, and what are some do’s and don’ts when it comes to having a successful outcome with communication with this person? Analyticals (nerds) […]



The Dreaded Rejection Letter

Nov 11th, 2010 | By | Category: Candidate Information

The interview is over and you’re feeling guardedly optimistic that you nailed it. Your preparation was superb, your resume was a work of art, your cover letter even impressed you, and you looked like a million bucks, you had an answer for every question, and you’re convinced the interviewer really liked you. They said you […]



Behavioral Style

Sep 22nd, 2010 | By | Category: Coaches Corner

    It’s been said that knowledge is power. The more you know about yourself and the better you understand your behavior, the more you will know about others, and the better you’ll be able to understand their actions and choices. So what is your behavioral style; are you task-oriented or people oriented, are you […]



Hiring the right person

Sep 19th, 2010 | By | Category: Employer Information

Hiring the right person can be a very costly needed expense. Hiring the wrong person can be an even more costly unneeded expense. We take you through the steps of the hiring process from ‘Do you really need to hire’ all the way through the ‘Training’ step and everything in between. And we will take […]



Tips On Selling

Sep 19th, 2010 | By | Category: Selling

  Everybody is selling something. There is no getting around it, everybody is either selling a product, a service or a concept; and they are either doing it for profit, non-profit, good-will, prestige or self-esteem. So the better you are at selling, the more likely you are to achieving your goal no matter what it […]