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Mary Stern


Role and Company

VP - Human Resources, Baxter Healthcare


30 years experience in human resources


Santa Barbara, CA

About Mary

Since retiring from Baxter, I have consulted with start ups and small companies. I have also recently published a gook on job search - "6 Steps To Land the Job - Essentials of Job Search Success". I close the book by asking people to consider hiring a vet.

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one year ago

What are the most asked Human Resource interview questions?

Hi Ben, Many HR professionals are trained in "behaviorally based"interviewing techniques. One of the premises is that past behavior...

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one year ago

Does anyone have any experience in conducting employee misconduct investigations on a part-time, contract basis and can give me hourly rate charge recommendations?

Hi Timon, I went to school at K-State and grew up in that area. You must have been serving at...

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2 years ago

I am in the top three candidates, now what do I do to stand out?

Most successful sales reps bring "brag" books to interviews. There are letters from customers, awards, sales rankings; Anything that shows...

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3 years ago

Does anyone have advice for me to find a job in the Seattle area?

You may also want to check out They focus on technology jobs.

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5 years ago

How does an older Veteran with a graduate degree market his skills, talents and degrees for a full time career with opportunities

Stephen, There is a lot of age discrimination - unfortunate fact of life. Smaller companies value experience - they don't...

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