Careers in Demand

 POPULAR JOB DESCRIPTIONS Find comprehensive information on a variety of careers and jobs in demand across the United States, as reported by the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics.  Discover key facts such as wages, job requirements, job outlook and other critical items to understand...

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Avoid These Words in Your Resume

Many people think resume writing is easy.  After all, it's a basic list of facts, (what your educational background is, when and where you worked, and what your job description was). Then, all that you need to do is...

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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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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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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 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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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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Questions NOT To Ask In An Interview

You've scored an interview for a dream job. Things seem to be going well. Don't blow your chances by thoughtless or inappropriate questions. Here are some questions NOT to ask in an interview. When are you looking to fill this...

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What To Do 24 Hours Before Your Interview

The day begins the night before. This adage is especially true if you are preparing for a job interview. By doing as much prep work as you can beforehand, you may be able to put the odds in your favor. Here's...

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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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