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Posted February 10, 2015 by

Making the Right Impression on Your First Job Interview

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Job interview. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

In its simplest of terms, an interview is a conversation between a potential employee and a prospective employer. In today’s modern age, getting to the interview is a huge achievement. As there are thousands of candidates who apply for a single job, getting an opportunity of an interview is something that the candidates should really feel thankful for and also take it seriously. Many people, when they get the interview call usually end up taking it very casually and then missing their chance to get a very decent job by throwing it in a waste of over- confidence. (more…)

Posted August 04, 2014 by

Looking to Find an Internship or a Job? Things Not to Do During Your Interview

If you’re trying to find an internship or a job, there are certain things you don’t want to do to hurt your chances.  Find out what they are from an infographic featured in the following post.

Would you ever bring your parents to a job interview? Get that last second cigarette in so the smoker’s stench was extra pervasive? Maybe even have a strong drink or two beforehand to steady your nerves? Like you, we are surprised how many job seekers, if they were being 100% honest,

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Posted October 03, 2013 by

7 survival tips for the first-day-of-work jitters

Young woman on her first day at work

Young woman on her first day at work. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

You spent days polishing up that resume, then devoted many weeks to sending it out. You impressed in some interviews, flubbed in others, and eventually got that job offer you worked so hard to win. Now the first day of work is upon you, and suddenly you are so nervous that you can barely think straight.

Take a deep breath and rest assured: It happens to everyone. From working in the mailroom to heading up the meeting in the boardroom, those first day jitters are a rite of passage. These tips can help you handle the nerves like an old pro — and set the stage for success from your very first hour. (more…)

Posted April 23, 2013 by

How to Introduce Yourself at a Job Interview

During your entry level job search, hopefully you will be granted an interview.  You will want to make a good impression before this meeting begins by knowing how to introduce yourself.  The following post offers some tips.

Some important tips: 1. Know how to pronounce your interviewers’ name – if in doubt please ask if you re doing so correctly. 2. No sweaty or freezing hands – calm your nerves before the first greeting. 3. Go for a firm and short handshake, no pansy or a shark grip. 4. Maintain distance, reaching out the

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