How to Prepare for Interview Questions That Have No Correct Answers

Most interview questions are pretty straightforward and easy to answer: how much experience you have in a given field, why you left your last job, or what are your strengths and weaknesses. Then there are the open ended interview questions...

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Master the Handshake – Land the Job

There are a lot of things to think about when you are on a job hunt. You're aware that you need a stellar resume and it really helps to have fantastic interview skills. Rarely does anyone think about something...

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Nine Résumé Tricks That Can Backfire

A topnotch résumé is vital to getting hired in the job of your dreams. And because of that, you want to do everything you can to make it sparkle and shine. After checking for spelling and typos, grammar and accuracy,...

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Red Flag Resumes You Want to Avoid

You're applying for a job and you've researched, reworked and rewritten your resume several times. Great! You've done the hard part and now you are preparing to send it out to prospective employers. But before you do, look at your resume...

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The Ten Commandments of a Job Search

When you are unemployed the thought of looking for a new job can be daunting. Even if you are currently working and have decided it's just time to look for a new opportunity elsewhere, the job search itself can practically...

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The Best Way to Close a Job Interview

The interview is winding down to a close. You are excited that everything seemed to go so well. You showed up on time, gave a firm handshake, and answered the hiring manager's questions knowledgeably and with confidence. In closing he...

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8 Ways to Become a More Efficient Job Seeker

If you are currently unemployed, looking for work should actually be your current job. That doesn't mean a 40 hour work week, with two breaks and a scheduled lunch, but it should be your main focus of time...

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The Thank You Letter You Should Write
When You Get a Rejection Letter

You've done everything you needed to do to get the job you want. You've  perfected your resume, practiced your interviewing skills and dressed  for  success for the interview.    Yet, after all that, they hired someone else! It doesn't even matter if...

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Yes! Spelling and Grammar Do Count

Long ago, before computers were used in schools, whenever teachers gave out a writing assignment, a host of hands would shoot into the air to ask a question. And the question was always the same. "Do spelling and grammar...

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How to Answer the Dreaded “What Are Your Strengths and Weaknesses” Question

Here it comes. You're sitting in the hiring  manager's office and are feeling confident    about the way things are going so far. You've  done your due diligence as far as getting to  know what the company is all about and...

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