Posts Tagged: how to interview

Working a Job Fair

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Job Fair “season” is here! Many companies hold job fairs in late spring/early summer in order to catch new school graduates. Read below for some tips on how to work a job fair or two to your best advantage. Before you set foot in the career fair arena, be sure your resume is the best Read more »

Project-Based Job Interviews

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If you are looking for a job, you should be aware of and prepared for a new trend in hiring. When hiring someone, companies traditionally looked at resumes and conducted one or more interviews. But increasingly, these traditional activities of the hiring process are being abandoned in favor of a performance-based evaluation, according to business Read more »

How to Tell Employers What They Want to Know

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“Tell me a little about yourself.” That’s a common line in any job interview. It’s something you should know is coming and something for which you should prepare. You should have some idea as to how you are going to answer such a question, so you’re not left stammering or giving a rambling, hard-to-follow answer. Read more »

Secrets to Effective Interviewing

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No matter if you’ve interviewed hundreds of candidates over the years or if you’re new to the “art of the interview,” here are some tips to help you as you work to find your next great hire. Listen. Really listen. Talk less. A good rule of thumb is to listen 80 percent of the time. Read more »

Recession-Proof Resumes: Get Hired Before Everyone Else

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When it’s tough to find a job, the tough….write a recession-proof resume! Here are some tips to help you craft a resume that will help your application stand out from others. Most resume writers craft a resume using the standard chronological format, in which they list work experience in reverse chronological order (current or last Read more »

Some Questions You Should Ask During Your Job Interview

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So you’ve landed an interview. Congratulations! Now you need to prepare for it, and prepare well. If you researched the company some as you were writing your cover letter and resume (you did didn’t you, so that you could reference your knowledge of the company in your cover letter?), you now need to really dig Read more »

The Best “Action” Verbs for Your Resume

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As you write a resume, you must remember that its purpose isn’t to get you a job, it’s to get you an interview. A resume is to pique an employer’s interest in you so much that the hiring manager will call you in for an interview. It’s at the job interview that you can then Read more »

It’s Not About You: The Key to a Successful Job Interview

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Have you ever met someone for the first time and, after exchanging the usual pleasantries about what a nice day it is (or isn’t), what each of you do for a living, etc., the person launches into a monologue all about him? His opinions. His tribulations. His day. His week. The funny thing his kid Read more »

Job Negotiation Skills: How to Answer the Salary Requirement Question

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Many otherwise professional, savvy, mature job seekers turn into puddles of anxiety when it comes to discussing and negotiating their salary requirements when job searching. The following tips can help you do negotiate a salary with which both you and your future employer will be happy: Understand that employees cost a business a ton of Read more »

How to Approach Your Job Interview

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Having the right interview approach can be the difference between landing the job and coming in second. The first step is to cover the basics.  Prepare for the interview carefully and well in advance. Ensure you’ve done your homework ahead of time so you can easily answer all kinds of commonly asked questions–and you’ve practiced Read more »

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