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Posted August 13, 2015 by

10 tips to successfully handle your telephonic interview

Hasibuddin Ahmed

Hasibuddin Ahmed

It might be a shocking revelation but do you know that more than 50% of the total applicants for a job get rejected over the phone. Yeah, that is a lot of numbers for just a simple phone call, one may think. But that’s where most of the applicants go wrong, deeming it as a simple phone call. It is the starting of your life’s most important journey if you are a fresh graduate looking for a job. Instead of going on a job application frenzy all over the top job sites available, here are some tips you should keep in mind once you get a chance for an interview call. (more…)

Posted February 17, 2015 by

How to Find a Real Estate Broker to Work For

Collage symbolizing the real estate business. Elements of the business.

Collage symbolizing the real estate business. Elements of the business. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

If you are in school and want to work for a real estate broker, you need to consider your options, think of your needs and take your time to choose the right company. When doing so, you can get the most out of the experience. In fact, if you are wise you will sit down and come up with a list of things you want. With this in mind, here are five tips on how to find a real estate broker to work for. (more…)

Posted March 03, 2014 by

Following Up After an Interview for an Entry Level Job? 3 Questions You Might Be Pondering

So you feel that your interview for an entry level job was successful.  That’s great.  Now, how should you approach following up with the interviewer?  The following post includes three questions you might be pondering, with answers that can help you make an appropriate response.

A Google search on “follow up after a job interview” reveals our escalating post-interview anxieties; all our worries about how and when to follow up are laid bare. Unfortunately, though Google is great at surfacing our concerns, the results returned often offer exceptional advice mixed with utter nonsense. So, what questions are people secretly nervous about after their job

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Posted February 28, 2014 by

Going on Informational Interviews to Learn More About Entry Level Jobs? How to Put Together Your Questions

If you are excited to learn more about entry level jobs, but are not sure how to go about determining which questions to ask, the following post offers some helpful advice.

Featured: Featured Before going into an informational interview, you must be prepared. If an executive is willing to give you their time, you want to show them that you appreciate their time and you take the opportunity very seriously. Go into the meeting looking sharp, carrying a clean notebook and pen (not a crumpled up piece

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Posted August 22, 2012 by

Direct Phone Calls – a Dying Practice? Or a Really Great Idea?

Laura Wagner

Laura Wagner, Résumé Writer & Career Coach

Are you comfortable calling people and selling yourself? Or is your phoneaphobia so bad you can’t even call to order a pizza? The telephone remains an important resource in your job campaign and since it is really important to get yourself in front of hiring managers, you need to embrace it!

But what if you pick up the phone and freeze? Who do you call? What do you say? Is it really that important? (more…)