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Posted March 18, 2014 by

Interviewing for Recent Graduate Jobs? 7 Questions to Ask that Will Impress Your Interviewer

If you are not quite sure what questions to ask when interviewing for recent graduate jobs, the following post includes an infographic that has seven that will likely impress your interviewer.

Got your questions ready for that big job interview? “Questions?”, you ask. “What questions?” You better take notes. We asked dozens of hiring managers about the best questions they’ve been asked by candidates who got hired. The following is an easy-to-scan infographic with seven amazing questions to ask your next interviewer

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Posted March 05, 2014 by

The Interview for Your Entry Level Job is Over. Now What?

If you’re having a tough time waiting on an answer following an interview for an entry level job, the following post suggests how to make the best of this time.

The interview itself went well. You’ve talked about your strengths, your weaknesses, how much you’ve always had a passion for (insert job type here) and attempted a joke about the interviewer’s lack of sleep. (There’s a photo of a baby on her desk.) Now comes the hard part…

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Posted February 20, 2014 by

Interviewing for an Entry Level Job? 5 Steps for Success

Now that you’ve landed an interview for an entry level job, you must make a lasting impression on the interviewer.  The following post shares five steps for success during this all important meeting.

As part of my research for a book I wrote, I interviewed both internal and external recruiters. In a discussion with the head of recruiting for a technology company, he emphasized that the biggest problem he sees for job seekers is the interview process. Job seekers who have done all the right

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Posted January 21, 2014 by

Preparing to Interview for an Entry Level Job? 15 Things Recruiters Are Watching

As an entry level job seeker preparing for an interview, keep in mind 15 things that recruiters are paying attention to according to the following post.

Job interviews are complicated – no doubt about it. So much information to remember and to articulate… so much to get perfect and so much can go wrong. I often get questions from readers asking for job interview tips. I thought it might help to provide a guide to what I look

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Posted January 09, 2014 by

Interviewing for Recent College Graduate Jobs? 9 Statements that Raise Red Flags

Now that you are landing interviews for recent college graduate jobs, it’s important to listen to everything that interviewers say, including those things that might be too good to be true.  The following post shares nine statements that can raise red flags in the mind of a job seeker.

As they prepare for a job interview, many job seekers seem to forget… you’re conducting an interview, too; you need to decide if this is the best place for you, the boss for you, the job for you. In the same way you’re promoting yourself, the employer wants to sell you on the job. So

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Posted December 26, 2013 by

Want to Shine During Interviews for Entry Level Jobs? Share a Story

How can job candidates standout during their interviews for entry level jobs?  Sharing a story might be the key, according to the following post.

You know the basics of interviewing: dress appropriately, show your positive attitude, and come prepared to convince your interviewer that you want this job. But what steps should you take to prepare answers to interview questions? What strategies can help leave the interviewer with a lasting impression that she needs to hire you for your skills? The job interview

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Posted December 13, 2013 by

Prove You’re The Top Entry Level Job Candidate During an Interview. 8 Traits to Demonstrate

Entry level job candidates, do you want to make a great impression during an interview?  The following post has eight traits you can demonstrate to prove you’re the top job candidate.

Companies continually deal with increasing levels of uncertainty and fewer resources. The result has been a growing emphasis on finding and hiring a certain type of employee: consistently effective, adaptable and enjoyable to work with. These people can be hard to spot in advance, but when an employer meets one, they know it right away. These indispensable employees tend to

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Posted December 10, 2013 by

Preparing to Interview for an Entry Level Job? 10 Things to Know About Body Language

When interviewing for an entry level job, understand that your nonverbal communication is just as important as your verbal communication.  In the following post, learn 10 things you should know about body language during an interview.

Having sat on both sides of the interviewing table, Guy Cole is conscious of the importance of non-verbal communication flowing between the two parties. “Interviewing is a tricky thing for the interviewee; you have to read the interviewer. Are they looking for you to talk? Are they looking for you to listen? You have

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Posted November 25, 2013 by

Interviewing for Recent College Graduate Jobs? How to Approach Asking Questions

If you’re asked whether or not you have questions during an interview, make sure to have a couple in mind to show interest in the job and employer.  So, for those of you interviewing for recent college graduate jobs, learn how to approach asking questions in the following post.

We’ve all been there: you’re at a job interview, and you think you’re doing well. As the interview winds down, the interviewer asks, “Do you have any questions for me?” Because you feel unprepared, perhaps because you don’t want to waste the interviewer’s time, or maybe because you’re still nervous… you say “no”. Ouch.

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Posted October 18, 2013 by

Young Professionals, 10 Reasons You Won’t Get Entry Level Jobs Thanks to Your Interview

When competing for entry level jobs, young professionals should not do anything to hurt their chances, which includes sabotaging their interviews.  In the following post, learn 10 reasons why these candidates won’t land potential opportunities.

It’s a competitive job market these days, with many job candidates competing elbow-to-elbow for available jobs. But some folks do us all a favor… by taking themselves out of contention… all by themselves. Here are some ways that some job candidates reveal their inner crazy and turn

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