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Posted September 17, 2014 by

Following Up After Interviewing for an Entry Level Job? Here are Some Rules

After interviewing for an entry level job, make sure you follow up using these rules from an infographic in the following post.

One of the most perplexing subjects for job seekers: how and when to follow-up after a job interview. Everyone knows they should follow-up (although truth be told, few actually do). But how? When? At what point to you go from a quality candidate to a creepy stalker?

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Posted September 12, 2014 by

College Graduates, Interviewing for Jobs? Answer the “Tell Me About Yourself” Question in These 4 Ways

When interviewing for jobs, college graduates may be asked the “tell me about yourself” question.  In the following post, learn four ways to answer it.

Everyone hates this interview question, “So, tell me about yourself.” How a candidate reacts and answers this simple interview question can be extremely telling of a candidate’s viability as a candidate. You must bring bring your A-game to this challenge! Here’s how:

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Posted September 10, 2014 by

Interviewing for an Entry Level Job? Ask Your Interviewer These 5 Questions

When interviewing for an entry level job, a candidate should consider asking these five questions in the following post.

Some of the best advice ever shared among job seekers: when in a job interview, interview the employer right back. After all, you’re the one who is potentially going to fill this position. You need to know if this job at this company is a good fit for you, right?

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Posted September 03, 2014 by

College Graduates, 12 Tips for Success When Interviewing for Jobs

When interviewing for jobs, college graduates should keep these 12 tips in mind in the following post to have success.

Many experts and mentors – and maybe even well-meaning peers and parents – will tell you that the only way to ace your job interview is to provide the perfect job interview answer to every job interview question. And while that is an important issue, so many other factors go into who gets the

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Posted August 26, 2014 by

Have Phone Interviews for Jobs, Recent College Graduates? Succeed with These 10 Tips

Recent college graduates who interview for jobs by phone should absorb these 10 tips for success from an infographic in the following post.

The dreaded phone interview. It makes our hands wet, our throats dry, and causes all kinds of anxiety. And yet, with more and more employers using phone interviews (or their video counterparts via Skype, G+ Hangouts and Zoom) to help choose which candidates will be invited in for a face-to-face interview, it is

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Posted August 20, 2014 by

Interviewing for Jobs, Recent College Graduates? Don’t Ask These 10 Questions

Recent college graduates interviewing for jobs should not ask these 10 questions found in the following post.

You’ve spent the last 45 minutes sitting in a job interview; the hiring manager is about to wrap up. And right then, the hiring manager asks: “Do you have any questions for me?” You were prepared. But you lock up! In an effort to think on your feet, you blurt out, “How much does this

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Posted August 19, 2014 by

Interviewing for an Entry Level Job? 7 Questions that Will Earn Respect from Your Interviewer

Even though you know that questions will be asked during your entry level job interview, it is a good idea to have some questions of your own to ask too.  The following post shares seven inquiries your interviewer will respect.

In almost every interview, your turn to ask questions has the potential to create that approving nod we all crave, or that big yawn that makes us all cringe. So while it’s important to prepare your answers for the job interview, it’s also valuable to plan out your questions…

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Posted December 23, 2013 by

Put a Brand on Your Job Search

The words Personal Brand in all capital letters

The words Personal Brand in all capital letters. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

When you think of branding, you may automatically think of the messages companies put out there to create certain impressions among consumers. But you also have an individual brand, and you send out messages that give other people positive or negative impressions about you. When you’re looking for a job and trying to land those important job interviews, these messages can either help or hurt your chances of landing the position you want. (more…)

Posted November 12, 2013 by

Finished Interviews for Recent Graduate Jobs? How to Follow Up

Once candidates for recent graduate jobs have completed their interviews, it is important for them to know how to follow up.  The following post includes an infographic that breaks down how to do so.

One of the most hotly debated, and seemingly one of the most perplexing subjects for job seekers, is how and when to follow-up after a job interview. In the most simple terms, unless you’re specifically told not to… and no matter what you hear from old-school recruiters who don’t want to be bothered with providing a

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Posted October 03, 2013 by

What’s Hormones Got to Do With It?: How Your Hormones Can Affect Your Job Interview Performance

Recruiter observing job candidate during an interview

Recruiter observing job candidate during an interview. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

You’ve done everything you can think of to prepare for your job interview: You’ve researched the company you want to work for, practiced answers for interview questions that may come your way, and bought a dress-for-success outfit to wear. You think you’ve tackled the job interview from every angle, but there may be one thing that can affect your performance that you haven’t considered — your hormones. (more…)