What Questions Should You Ask in a Job Interview?

  1. Why do you follow X on Twitter?
  2. Tell me about the press release you issued last year?
  3. Why is there a difference between the LinkedIn profile of the person who last had this job and the job description you shared with me?
  4. What did the last person who had this job do that you want to see continued and what would you like to see done differently?
  5. If I get the job, how will I be able to make your life easier?
  6. Who succeeds here?
  7. What concerns do you have about my candidacy?

Want to know what’s behind these questions and how to benefit from asking them?  Take advantage of my Career Counseling Special.  Only two weeks left!

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Is Fear Getting in the Way of Your Success?

Carolyn AlroyIt is all too common for fear of success to block a person from achieving their goals.  If this sounds like you, join me at 9 AM (EST) for a discussion with Dr. Carolyn AlRoy on Fear of Success.

Dr. Alroy, a psychologist, business coach and consultant, and an expert at resolving resistance to success for businesses and individuals, has been practicing in Manhattan for 16 years.  She attended Rutgers University and earned her doctorate at Pace University. Her focus is on creating abundance for individuals, profitability & productivity for companies.  She does this by removing blocks to success.

Can’t listen live?  No problem.  The archived show will be available at your convenience.

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The Paralegal Profession

Mariana Fradman

Join me Monday morning at 10:00 (Eastern Time) to learn about the paralegal profession on Bruce Hurwitz Presents!

My guest will be Mariana Fradman.  Ms. Fradman is a paralegal working with the Real Estate and Affordable Housing practice groups at Nixon Peabody LLP, multinational law firm. She has over twenty years of real estate experience in real estate practice, concentrating in the areas of transactional real estate law addressing all aspects of project development, rehabilitation, and operation, including acquisitions, dispositions, public and private financings, joint ventures and investments.

Ms. Fradman was elected as President of NYCPA in September 2009, re-elected in May 2011 and held the position until May 2013. As a leader of NYCPA, she became a valuable part of New York City’s paralegal community. In addition to serving as President, Mentor Program and CLE Chairperson, Mariana was a Member of the Advisory Board of the Institute of Paralegal Studies, SCPS, of New York University. Currently, she is a Member of the Advisory Boards of the Paralegal Programs at Berkeley College and New York Career Institute.

In addition to her full time job as a paralegal at Nixon Peabody LLP, Ms. Fradman is an Adjunct Professor at Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus, teaching business and real estate law at the Paralegal Certificate Program. She continues to be a member of the NYCPA Executive Board of Directors where she serves as Treasurer and chairs the Mentor Program and Continue Legal Education Committees.

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Learn About Client Development and Retention

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Join me on Tuesday, February 16 at 9:00 AM (Eastern Time) for an insightful interview on client development (acquisition) and retention.

My guest will be David Post, President of DVP Advisors, Inc.

David has 25 years of strategic consulting experience with broad expertise in HR, Project Management, Business Development, Organizational Design and Strategic Development.  David’s focus is in advising entrepreneurs, not-for-profits and organizations seeking to build sustainable businesses.

David knows the business world as both an entrepreneur and a product of multiple corporate environments.  His work has enabled him to live and work in the UK for three years, to consult in the US, the UK, the Netherlands and India.  David has presented to audiences in the US, the UK, Belgium, Germany and Canada.  David has a BA in Organizational Communications from New York University.

DVP Advisors, Inc. is a management-consulting firm that helps strengthen organizations and empower organizational leaders. We work to support your goals and aspirations for your business.  Through a process of enquiry, analysis and implementation, we analyze, evaluate and recommend solutions to the challenges you want addressed.

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Do you have an interesting story to tell?  Are you looking for media attention?  Be a guest on Bruce Hurwitz Presents!  Send your request to Bruce Hurwitz at bh@hsstaffing.com.

A.J. Luna to Appear on Bruce Hurwitz Presents to Discuss Veterans in Transition

AJ LunaAriel J. Luna, Bergen County, New Jersey’s Director of Veterans Services, will be interviewed on Bruce Hurwitz Presents! for a discussion about issues facing veterans transitioning to civilian life.  The show will air live Thursday, February 18 at 9 AM (Eastern Time).

Luna enlisted in the U.S. Army at the start of 2000 and he was stationed as a communication soldier in Fort Gordon, Georgia, South Korea, and Fort Bragg, North Carolina.  After he left the Army in 2002, he joined the NY National Guard where he was deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2004-2005.  While serving in the National Guard, Luna was pursing his bachelor’s degree at Brooklyn College.  He recently completed his Masters in Administrative Science with a concentration in Non-Profit Organizational Development from Fairleigh Dickinson University.

In 2007, Luna received the opportunity to run a program at the NYC College of Technology.  In a period of two years, the Veteran Services Office assisted over 500 veterans with educational benefits, disability claims, job referrals, G.I. Bill workshops, and student veteran events.

In 2009, Luna came on as the new director of veteran services for Fairleigh Dickinson University.  The Office of Veteran Services was created and students on campus and online now had access to a one stop shop for a majority of their needs.  Students had access to one of the most knowledgeable individuals about the new Post 9/11 G.I. Bill.  Luna was involved with the group Student Veterans of America back in 2008.  This was one of the key groups that helped lobby to pass the Post 9/11 G.I. Bill.

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Do you have an interesting story to tell?  Are you looking for media attention?  Be a guest on Bruce Hurwitz Presents!  Send your request to Bruce Hurwitz at bh@hsstaffing.com.

Shane Schmutz of Veterans Passport to Hope to Appear on Bruce Hurwitz Presents

Shane Schmutz

Tomorrow morning, February 3, at 8 AM Eastern Time, Bruce Hurwitz Presents! relaunches with a live interview with special guest Shane Schmutz.

Shane is the Founder, past President of the Board, and past Executive Director of Veteran’s Passport to Hope (VP2H) – a non-profit founded in order to help our nation’s veterans. Shane currently lives and works in Utah after having moved back to his home state in 2013. Shane brings a wealth of experience to the VP2H team having had various roles in the private sector to include: Medical Device sales, Private Wealth Management, Private Jet sales, and Software sales. Before joining corporate America in mid-2008, Shane was a Captain in the United States Army. As a Black Hawk helicopter pilot, Schmutz served three combat tours in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom during which he received the US Army’s Bronze Star. Shane continues to serve as a board member with VP2H and is very involved in the day to day activities of the 501c3, the non-profit symposiums, and the grant awards.

VP2H has three primary missions:  Raising awareness about the issues facing Veterans; raising money for Veteran friendly non-profits; and acting as a rallying point for other Veteran friendly organizations.

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Do you have an interesting story to tell?  Are you looking for media attention?  Be a guest on Bruce Hurwitz Presents!  Send your request to Bruce Hurwitz at bh@hsstaffing.com.