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Paul Anderson

Name:

Paul Anderson

Website/Blog:

http://www.prolango.com

Bio:

At Fortune 500 companies like Microsoft and Expedia, and now as a Redmond-based business psychology consultant, Paul Anderson has extensive experience transforming the way companies communicate and behave.

Interests:

Career Coaching, Corporate Training

Recent Forum Topics & Comments (25)
Forum Discussion Posted
City > Seattle, Washington

Career Search Seminar in Seattle (March 31st, 1-4pm)

There is a Career Search Seminar in Seattle on the 31st of this month called Career Search Seminar 2.0. Check it out:

Along with the Puget Sound Business Journal we're ...

5 years ago
City > Seattle, Washington

Want to relocate to Seattle

Teresa,

Thank you for your question. I happen to get lucky when I moved up to Seattle because when I had searched the market, it appeared as if there were no positions here ...

5 years ago
Job > Executive VP

Top executive vp skills needed to get the job.

Communication Skills - The ability to speak to anyone at any level.

Presentation (Public Speaking) - This skill alone has made a major difference in executive's careers.

6 years ago
City > Redmond, Washington

Best companies to work for in Redmond?

Expedia is pretty good with getting back with candidates they are interested in interviewing. What I do suggest is reviewing your resume, reviewing the job description, and finding ...

6 years ago
City > Redmond, Washington

Best companies to work for in Redmond?

My exact title is Manager, Configuration Services however I also do Performance Coaching for the company. Why do you ask?

6 years ago
Job > Administrative Assistant

What is the next logical step after admin?

Yes and no. While it sounds harsh your beliefs are shaped by your peer group. Too often we'll get excited or passionate about a new idea or start moving up in our careers. This ...

6 years ago
Job > Administrative Assistant

What is the next logical step after admin?

[QUOTE who="Terry"]Sorry everyone - new to this site. I incorreclty filled the form. The comments regarding one's passion doesn't pay the bills was directly TO: Paul, not ...

6 years ago
Job > Administrative Assistant

Administrative Assistants - Start Making Real Money

[QUOTE who="Melissa in Tampa, Florida"]I am wondering if you can help me or lead me into a direction of someone who can. I'm a CSR for a small company, business is slow ...

6 years ago
Job > Administrative Assistant

Administrative Assistants - Start Making Real Money

Yes, I can help you in a couple of ways. It is great that you're getting job interviews - that means you're already ahead of the game. At this point you need advanced interviewing ...

6 years ago
Job > Administrative Assistant

Administrative Assistants - Start Making Real Money

Last but not least:

1. What is it that you want? What is it really that you want? Do you have a clear idea? When I studied the successful people I found one common trait ...

6 years ago
Job > Administrative Assistant

Administrative Assistants - Start Making Real Money

5. Choose your peer group. There is a saying that you're income is the average of the top 10 people you hang out with the most. Look around, chances are that it's true. Why do you ...

6 years ago
Job > Administrative Assistant

Administrative Assistants - Start Making Real Money

4. This one deserves a whole section but I'll simplify it for you.

Job searching, interviewing, negotiation is all about sales. Are you in good in sales? Have you had former ...

6 years ago
Job > Administrative Assistant

Administrative Assistants - Start Making Real Money

Continued...

One way is to work with a coach trained in quantum lingusitics (it sounds more complicated than it is) but with this technique they can find the root cause of ...

6 years ago
Job > Administrative Assistant

Administrative Assistants - Start Making Real Money

So typically admins come to me in pure frustration and my job is to identify which of the top 5 issues exist within that individual. To make this reading worth your time, I have ...

6 years ago
Job > Administrative Assistant

Administrative Assistants - Start Making Real Money

Let me start this discussion with one question. Do you love your job as an AA or do you hate it? If you love it, this conversation will only be informational. If you hate your job ...

6 years ago
Job > Administrative Assistant

Getting back into workforce

I agree that you've experienced institutionalized discrimination. However I've worked with hundreds of admins/coordinators and what I've found is that we can either sit here and ...

6 years ago
Job > Administrative Assistant

Show me the money...

Admins with more than 1 year of experience should no longer stay an admin unless that is what they LOVE doing. We can't pay you more than 12/15/hr for what you provide to the ...

6 years ago
Job > Administrative Assistant

Experienced in diverse job history

[QUOTE who="CherylinHalvorsen in Clarksville, Tennessee"]I have 2 degrees and it seems like most of the administrative assistant jobs only require HS or GED and several ...

6 years ago
Job > Administrative Assistant

Getting back into workforce

Guys, the world is not over. For you getting back into the market you need several things:

1. New Marketing Plan. Identify everything you have to offer. Then look at the job ...

6 years ago
Job > Administrative Assistant

Admin. running personal errands

Show some respect for yourself and start looking. You deserve to be treated right and if you're not the level of treatment you're seeking it's time to pass that job onto someone ...

6 years ago
Job > Administrative Assistant

What is the next logical step after admin?

3. Get a new resume. Give your new targetted position(s) + your current resume to a professional. These days you can get an awesome looking resume for about $150. Shop around the ...

6 years ago
Job > Administrative Assistant

What is the next logical step after admin?

Laura,

Two questions for you to consider.

1.What is your passion? What do you really want to do if money, time, etc was no objection.
2. How much money do you ...

6 years ago
City > Seattle, Washington

Want to relocate to Seattle

Shahid,

Are you still looking to move up to Seattle? Your post is about 3 months old. I moved up here from Irvine California myself. There are great positions here in ...

6 years ago
City > Redmond, Washington

Job search in Redmond?

The contractor positiosn are the best way to get into the company and then market yourself to an FTE position if that's the way you're headed + the pay is more. Volt, Ciber, Kelly ...

6 years ago
Company > AppleOne

Unemployment for the past 6 years

[QUOTE who="Larisse Stewart in Los Angeles, California"]Dear Apple One,

I am trying to establish myself back into the work force as I have not had any stable ...

6 years ago