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Career Coach Office Hours March 15, 2022 |

00: 00 Intro
01:32 Coffee Toast
02:04 West Side Story

02:53 Why am I being asked to complete an application before an interview?

04:35 Is absentee leadership an effective leadership style?

05:59 I have applied for 650 jobs on LinkedIn but did not receive a response on a single application. Why?

07:51 Why do so many corporations prefer to employ a large number of underpaid employees where most are apathetic/incompetent instead of hiring a smaller number of employees who are passionate/competent and pay them more?

13:06 What's the difference between a Project Manager and a Product Manager?

17:39 I had an interview today, and I misunderstood one question and gave the wrong answer. Should I send a follow up email to the interviewer that I misheard the term on the question?

19:01 After doing a HireVue interview, I received an email that said. " There is no further action on your part of this interview. " Was I rejected?

19:58 Will updating my profile and resume on individual company careers sites flag an internal recruiter of my passive interest?

22:05 In your own opinion, is it okay to ask personal questions in your interview? Why?

23:04 How far back does HireRight go for background checks?

24:01 What matters for interviewers other than talent and intelligence?

25:08 Have you ever seen a job posting with such unusual, and unnecessary, experience required that you think it is written so than only a certain favored candidate would qualify?

27:03 Outro

Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter is a coach who worked as a recruiter for what seems like one hundred years. His work involves career coaching, as well as executive job search coaching, job coaching, and interview coaching. He is the host of “No BS Job Search Advice Radio,” the #1 podcast in iTunes for job search with over 2300 episodes.

Are you interested in 1:1 coaching, interview coaching, advice about networking more effectively, how to negotiate your offer or leadership coaching? Schedule a discovery call at my website,

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