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Posted June 13, 2016 by

Top 9 excuses for not attending a job interview

 

Oh no! Something has gone horribly wrong and now you can’t attend the job interview! What can you possibly say to the company to make them give you another chance? Well, whatever you are going to say, may I suggest that you say it as early as possible? Call in a timely fashion. This will show them you respect them and their time. This is vital if you want to make certain that you’ll get another chance. (more…)

Posted February 04, 2016 by

Internship tips from a recruiting expert

Internships are great opportunities for job seekers to learn about specific career fields and gain work experience. College students and recent graduates searching for internships must possess certain qualifications employers require. Dennis Theodorou, Executive Search Expert and Vice President of Operations at JMJ Phillip Executive Search, shares what his company wants in interns and gives advice to internship candidates to improve their chances of landing internships. (more…)

Posted April 24, 2014 by

Interviewing for Recent College Graduate Jobs? 4 Questions that Might Throw You Off

While you don’t know exactly what questions will be asked when interviewing for recent college graduate jobs, it’s not a bad idea to expect the unexpected.  The following post has four interview questions that are meant to throw you off during this all important meeting.

Have a big interview coming up? We all know the best way to prepare… is to over-prepare. Reviewing your resume and being comfortable talking about everything on it; thoroughly understanding the mission of the company, and how you can help are great places to start. As recruiters work hard to find new ways to differentiate candidates, however

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Posted December 26, 2013 by

7 of the Worst Resumes Ever

Aaron Gouveia

Aaron Gouveia, Salary.com contributing writer

Resumes and cover letters are often the first things seen by hiring managers and the deciding factors that determine whether or not you get a job interview. Armed with that knowledge, most people spend copious amounts of time crafting them, honing them, and even paying professionals to write it for them.

And then there are those who don’t.

The following examples will likely be difficult to believe, but there really are some people out there who give zero thought to how they come across to potential employers. Their resumes are misspelled, lack any and all semblance of grammar, and often contain wildly inappropriate (yet hilarious) personal information. (more…)