Questions For a Hiring Manager To Ask a Potential Employee

  There's a lot of information available for someone who is preparing to go on a job; how to dress, how to answer difficult questions, even how to shake hands properly. But what if you are the one doing the hiring?...

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How The Job Hunt Can Work To Your Advantage in December

It can be disheartening to be on a job search in December. Because many hiring managers take their vacations between Thanksgiving and New Year's, traditionally December is a slower hiring time. So even if you apply for a position,...

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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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How To Not Be Taken Seriously For A Job

You've been looking for a job for a while now and it seems like you aren't getting much in the way of responses. You can't understand this, because your resume has been updated and you're only applying for jobs...

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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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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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How to Make a Great First Impression at Your Job Interview

Acing your job interview involves quite a few skills that are not common in the previous generation's job market. What your employer is seeking might very well be qualities that are not those that you might have brought up on...

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Make Your Cover Letter Stand Out

Didn't the dreaded cover letter go out with the horse and buggy, or at least with the VCR Does anyone even write them anymore?  Who needs them? The answer is, you do. If it's been a while since you've had to apply for a...

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8 Reasons They Never Called You Back for a Second Interview

You had your first interview and you left feeling confident. You believe you established a good rapport with the interviewer and you felt a connection with him by the time you left. And then you never heard back from him. What...

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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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