Monthly Archives: May 2015

Ready to Answer a Job Interview Question in Spanish?

Now on YouTube: Before & After Answers to Commonly-Asked Job Interview Questions. This week’s question is about answering interview questions in a foreign language: Your resume says you speak Spanish–cuénteme más de eso. These are hands down the most popular clips … Continue reading

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Can You Help Your Students Develop Much-Needed Hard Skills?

The following is a re-post from my May Faculty Newsletter. The June Career Coaching newsletter will be out next week. To subscribe to either (or both), click the “Sign Up Now” button to the right. In most of my work … Continue reading

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Introductory Spanish: “Conéctate” in the Classroom

Love to see this!  The introductory Spanish textbook, Conéctate, I co-authored with Grant Goodall is in use in classrooms already. Here we see students interacting in Spanish with purpose. They are up and moving around the classroom, mingling and using their … Continue reading

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Can You Answer This Job Interview Question: “Tell Me How You Handled a Difficult Situation”

Now on YouTube: Before & After Answers to Commonly-Asked Job Interview Questions. This week’s question is about handling difficult situations: Tell me how you handled a difficult situation.  If you aren’t expecting this questions, you will probably make one of two … Continue reading

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Can You Answer Job Interview Questions About Mistakes, Weaknesses, Flaws, Failure?

Now on YouTube: Before & After Answers to Commonly-Asked Job Interview Questions. This week’s question is about mistakes, weaknesses, flaws, failure: Tell me about a time you made a mistake and how you handled it.  All these questions about mistakes, weaknesses, flaws, … Continue reading

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Academic Writers: What Type Are You? #writeon

Working with academic writers, I encounter a wide variety of approaches to writing.  If you can identify the “type” of writer you are, it will be easier to overcome some of the issues that get in the way of your … Continue reading

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Can You Answer This Job Interview Question in Spanish?

Now on YouTube: Before & After Answers to Commonly-Asked Job Interview Questions. In this one, the interviewer switches to Spanish because your resume says that you speak Spanish: I see on your resume that you speak Spanish–cuénteme más de eso.  … Continue reading

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