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Posted December 26, 2012 by

Interview Follow up for Maximum Success

CollegeRecruiter.comIt never hurts to show your appreciation when someone takes time out to help you.  As a job seeker, learn how you can make a lasting impression after an interview in the following post.

You have a killer resume and you feel like you aced the interview. If you want to maximize the positive impression that you leave following an interview, be sure to send a thank you note to the interviewer.

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Interview Follow up for Maximum Success

Posted December 14, 2012 by

Bluff Your Way to Interview Confidence

CollegeRecruiter.comIt is natural to feel nervous going into an interview.  If you need an extra boost before this meeting, the following post has tips to build up your confidence.

There is an old saying, “hum a few bars and fake it.” There are times, and interviews are often the case, where this is the best course of action. While you never want to come off as entitled or as though you are superior, faking confidence can often be the difference between an outstanding interview and one that is a dismal failure. A great resume will get you an interview. A great interview will get you the job.

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Bluff Your Way to Interview Confidence

Posted December 07, 2012 by

Maintaining a Professional Distance

CollegeRecruiter.comWhile it is okay to be friendly with co-workers, employees need to understand why it is important to keep a professional distance in the workplace.  Learn more in the following post.

One place where many people fail at work is in maintaining a professional distance between them and colleagues. This is primarily a problem for young and inexperienced workers because they are not used to being in a business environment. This can be especially problematic for those looking for a new job.

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Maintaining a Professional Distance

Posted December 07, 2012 by

“Why Did You Leave Your Last Position?”

CollegeRecruiter.comAs you practice questions for your next interview, consider that an employer may ask you why you want to leave your last or current position.  The following post has advice on how to answer this question.

A common question asked during an interview is “Why Did You Leave Your Last Position?” A friend of mine who worked in Iran during the 1979 revolution offers an easy answer: his resume always says “civil unrest.” While that is a concrete and completely honest answer, most of us don’t usually have such a perfect answer when asked that question during an interview. Futhermore, the answer can be even more difficult if you are still in your current position and interviewing for a new position at another company.

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Posted November 30, 2012 by

Are Your Social Media Profiles Speaking For You or Against You?

CollegeRecruiter.comJob seekers should know that social media can be their best friend or worst enemy, depending on their profiles.  The following post offers tips to help keep you from losing out on becoming a potential job candidate.

Social media is a great tool for your job search and job application process because it allows you to get your name out to the entire world. Employers are starting to utilize social media sites to not only find prospective applicants, but also to investigate current applicants. This means that you need to make sure that your online profiles are showing off your best attributes and give the impression that you would be a great employee.

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Are Your Social Media Profiles Speaking For You or Against You?