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August 3rd, 2014

Must-Knows Before Your Job Interview

Both of my daughters are now at an age where they are starting to consider their careers in earnest, and as a result, I’ve been fielding lots of practical questions lately about the job application and interview process. This week I thought I’d share some of that advice for those of you who...

Channel(s): Job Search Strategies
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June 14th, 2013

Nine Questions You Should Ask in Every Job Interview

The key to making a positive impression in a job interview is to ask good questions. But not questions you should know the answers to, like “What does the position entail?" or “What is your vacation policy?” Instead, consider the nine questions listed in this article.

Channel(s): Job Search Strategies
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May 24th, 2013

How Graduates Can Get Ahead

Jack Welch, legendary former CEO of GE offers advice for 2013 graduates on how to establish your reputation in the workplace. How do you distinguish your self from all the other job applicants?

Channel(s): Job Search Strategies
May 9th, 2013

First 90 Seconds Makes or Breaks an Interview

Within 90 seconds, 33% of bosses report that they know whether they will hire the person they're interviewing.  Read this Undercover Recruiter article for interview tips. What would you add to the list?

Channel(s): Job Search Strategies
April 12th, 2013

Creative Ways to Land a Job

Okay, you're  20-something, with a fabulous degree, and stuck with a career as a barista. We're all thankful for barista's but that's not covering your school debt, much less what you stayed up late studying and writing term papers for. There are a number of great articles on this site that...

Channel(s): Job Search Strategies
April 12th, 2013

So That's Why My Resume Was Rejected!

You've sent in 200 resumes and zero calls back. What went wrong? Jim Stroud has surfaced some interesting reasons why your resume may not have floated to the top, along with statistics to back it up. And don't miss the link to how employers use the internet to find out more than you want...

Channel(s): Job Search Strategies
April 12th, 2013

How to Follow Up after an Interview

Okay, you landed the interview and it went pretty well. What do you do next? You don’t want to annoy a potential employer, but you also don’t want to get lost in the shuffle. Fox Business offers three tips about how to follow up with employers.

Channel(s): Job Search Strategies
April 7th, 2013

Boost Your Chances of Getting Hired: 6 Questions to Ask During an Interview

The questions you ask during an interview tell a potential employer a lot about you. This article in Business Insider arms you with six questions that make a positive impression.

Channel(s): Job Search Strategies
March 7th, 2013

20 Powerful Action Verbs To Kick Your Resume Up A Notch

Is your resume getting ignored? Want to punch it up? Jessica Holbrook Hernandez offers some good advice for your choice of words—words you should avoid and words to include. She says, “Hiring managers want—need—words that jump off the page and captivate them.” Find a great list of strong...

Channel(s): Job Search Strategies
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March 1st, 2013

How to Quit Your Job with Grace and Integrity

Ready to quit? We’ve all seen dramatic scenes on TV or in movies where the lead character shouts, “I quit!” and storms out with triumphant music playing in the background, sometimes to the cheers of their coworkers. In real life though, this kind of dramatic display is almost never...

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