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So, you have landed an interview for a seemingly wonderful job! Now what? Successful interviewing will be essential in order for you to lock in an offer. If you have the right interview skills, they will help you get hired.   Here are some tips and strategies for effective interviewing from preparation through delivery. Let’s start… Read more »

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Like many recent college graduates, Ben Kim felt he was casting his résumé into an abyss when he clicked “apply online” for the hundredth or so time. “The most common response was nothing,” he said. That may be because, before capturing an employer’s eye, job hunters in the digital age often have to get past… Read more »

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Even the smartest and most qualified job seekers need to prepare for their job interview. Why, you ask? Interview skills are learned, and there are no second chances to make a great first impression. These 10 interview tips will teach you how to answer interview questions and convince the hiring manager that you are the one… Read more »

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In order to work effectively with a recruiter, you need to know how to communicate with them. Many job seekers discuss networking as being a critical component to a successful job search. While the majority recognizes the importance of building the right relationships, few know how to establish a rapport with a key group: headhunters…. Read more »

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Here’s some workplace news to brighten your holidays: According to a recent Indeed.com survey, 61% of employers plan to hire more people in 2018 than in 2017 and 40% are worried about finding enough good people to fill those openings. It’s not just tech and health care firms who are poised to hire. Indeed.com says a… Read more »

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AVOID THESE COMMON RESUME MISTAKES. It’s never easy to figure out what to put on your resume. What will that one line be that hooks the hiring manager? Will the way it’s formatted affect the decision? You may think that it’s safer to err on the side of including more, but if you load your… Read more »

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Many recruiters and hiring managers have been in your situation! Nobody with a heart wants to eliminate a job applicant from consideration for making a faux pas, but Ashley is behind the curve if she’s asking you why “partygrrrrl2015” is not the best email address to use in her job search communications. I would talk… Read more »

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“Do you have any questions?” Those five little words signal a turning point in every interview. Suddenly you have the power to direct the conversation. And you need to use it wisely. Ill-prepared candidates will brush off the opportunity and say they’re “all good.” But that’s a big mistake. Asking the right questions will not… Read more »

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Most of us want to be good employees — and most of us want to excel at our jobs. To be a successful employee and excel at work, though, is not simply a matter of being good at what you do. Being a successful employee also involves issues such as professionalism, attitude, and teamwork —… Read more »

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Job interviewing never seems to get any easier – even when you have gone on more interviews than you can count. You are always meeting new people, having to sell yourself and your skills, and often getting the third degree about what you know or don’t know. And, you have to stay upbeat and enthusiastic… Read more »