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3 Phone Interview Tips That Will Land You A Second Interview

In order to nail your phone interview, there are three phone interview tips that determine your success: Your voice Your answers to questions The questions you ask back to the interviewer Let’s address each one individually: YOUR VOICE First open up your phone and go to the voice recorder app on your phone (Voice Memos on iPhone,…

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How To Find Anyone’s Email Address

There are a hundred different tools to help you find someone’s email address but what works for me 9/10 times? Simply guess. All you have to do is go to your gmail composer and enter their first name + domain.com and guess what happens? Oh, look who it is? I’ve used this method for thousands…

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How to find a job you love

When looking for a job you love, everyone follows the same advice: Use your network Apply on job boards Search on Yelp/Glassdoor for companies people love This is a waste of your time. You will find an okay job, but you won’t find a GREAT job. There are three elements that make a job awesome: Location…

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Focus on one thing? Terrible advice.

It’s very attractive to only focus on one metric when managing your company. It makes all subsequent decisions easier. There’s only one drawback — focusing on one thing makes it easy to sacrifice long term vision for short term gain. Give a young analyst one goal — “increase conversion rates” and they’ll slash prices. Conversion rates may go up…

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How to hire amazing people for your startup

Jeff Bezos famously said in his 1998 Shareholder’s report that people (not strategy or vision) was the most important component to Amazon’s success: “It would be impossible to produce results in an environment as dynamic as the Internet without extraordinary people… Setting the bar high in our approach to hiring has been, and will continue…

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Pick a boss. Not a job.

2 years ago I landed an awesome gig in Munich, Germany. It was an all-expenses paid assignment, the job description sounded awesome, and I would be living in Europe! What! I couldn’t have asked for a better dream job. Unfortunately, my boss was a first-time manager. He overloaded me with busy work, didn’t let me…

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