Columnist: Katherine Burik, The Interview Doctor

Katherine Burik, founder of The Interview Doctor, Inc. Talent Leadership Edge, brings high energy, spirited human resource leadership to people issues that can make or break a growing business. The Interview Doctor improves people processes, particularly talent processes of finding and retaining the talent you need to grow your business.

In her previous life as Vice President or Director of Human Resources at several businesses in Chicago and Northeast Ohio, Katherine reported to the President and CEO, responsible for the entire array of human resource functions offering business solutions through people based problem solving.

Katherine is a Registered Corporate Coach and has been certified as SPHR. She holds a Masters in Industrial Relations from Loyola University of Chicago and a BA in History from Northwestern University.

Katherine is a sought after public speaker and the best-selling author of three books in the Job Seeker Manifesto: Job Search Marketing Plan, Resumes 3.0, and Tell Me About Yourself: Secrets to Strategic Job Interviews. She writes a regular blog about hiring, job search and people issues.

Find Career Growth Opportunities in Even Simple Tasks

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Are you living every day or just going through the motions. Every day presents another opportunity to grow your career if you approach it right. A career is a lifetime of adventure piled up one day at a time. The steps you take every day to tackle everyday challenges are your career foundations. Here are […]

Podcast with Katherine Burik

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Listen to our podcast with our July issue featured expert, Katherine Burik.

Finding Joy at Work

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Katherine Burik with The Interview Doctor looks at how to thrive where you are planted to find joy at work. Tune in to this episode for five tips to finding joy at work, courtesy of Harvard University Professor Rosabeth Moss Kanter. Watch more videos from Katherine’s video series at The Interview Doctor Job Talk .

Cover Feature Article: The Interview Doctor is IN!

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From working in the corporate world as a Human Resource executive, Katherine Burik learned that corporate talent acquisition and utilization had become drastically inefficient. She felt she had a better process. She began advising individuals seeking a job or career change or preparing for interviews to be more confident in an orderly job search process. […]

Personal Branding is not Just for Extroverts

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Quick! What comes to mind when I say “Starbucks”? Coffee? Expensive coffee? Comfy chairs? Green logo? Big companies like Starbucks or Panera spend millions building their brands. They want you to have a mental picture of their organization the minute their name is mentioned. Everyone has a personal brand, even you. Whether you know it […]

How Strong is Your Career Foundation?

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My dad, an elementary school principal, used to say, “Make a positive impression on teachers in the first week of school and you will have more leeway when you mess up later in the year. Otherwise you will spend the school year pushing a rock uphill trying to recover from a bad first impression.” His […]

Hiring Process Potholes

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  • 10 Months ago
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Janell interviewed for the perfect job three times. The hiring manager loved her. The last step was a courtesy approval from the VP. That was in mid-June. Janell followed up regularly as she should, persistent but not a pest. After about six weeks the hiring manager stopped responding. Finally eight weeks after her final interview […]