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Posted August 04, 2014 by

College Graduates, Are Your Interviews for Jobs Filled with the Same Boring Questions? Tell Stories

What can college graduates interviewing for jobs do to make their answers to seemingly boring interview questions more appealing to the interviewer?  They should consider telling stories.  Learn more in the following post.

My most recent job hunt was pretty intense, or rather, I went about it very intensely. I researched companies in many fields (everything from biotech to publishing), reached out to old contacts, emailed countless introductions, and eventually scheduled no less than 20 interviews over the span of four months (more interviewing than I’d done in my entire life). Throughout the process, I realized that while I felt increasingly anxious about finding a job, the interview process seemed to be somehow getting easier.

It’s possible I was simply getting more comfortable meeting new people on a regular basis, but I think the biggest contributing factor was the realization that most interviews are exactly the same. While the details changed slightly from company to company, I found I was being asked many of the same questions over and over.

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Posted March 31, 2014 by

Want to Standout from Other Candidates for Recent Graduate Jobs? 6 Tips that Can Benefit Your Career

If you are searching for recent graduate jobs, think about how you can standout from other candidates so that you will get hired.  In the following post, learn six tips that can benefit your career.

You have a career-defining interview or presentation coming up that’ll require hefty preparation, knowledge, confidence and communication. And naturally, you’re wondering what you’re up against. Any competitive field calls for the need to differentiate yourself. But how? A smile is the first step to influencing positive emotions in the world around you. Take it from

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Posted November 08, 2013 by

How Using Soft Skills to Tell a Story Can Enhance Your Resume to Find an Entry Level Job

While having the hard skills and qualifications can be the foundation of your resume when seeking an entry level job, possessing the soft skills to tell the story of you as a candidate could take the document to another level.  The following post shares how using soft skills to tell a story can enhance your resume to help you find a new job.

International Talent Management Strategist Dorothy Dalton recently wrote a compelling blog post: “The Hard Truth About Soft Skills,” which absolutely nails the value of soft skills in a career story resume. Dalton describes how resumes that come to her attention often do so based on the “high incidence of hard skills in the text,” but goes on to

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Posted October 14, 2013 by

How to channel Steve Jobs in your classroom presentations

Amanda Richardson

Amanda Richardson, Head of Product at Prezi.com

To get top grades during the school year, students can learn a lot from the habits of legendary businessmen and entrepreneurs, like Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. One of these habits is giving amazing presentations. Can you imagine being known for giving class presentations as good as those of the the world-famous CEO?

I love helping anyone–especially students –share their ideas more effectively and I think creativity is key. What I love even more is helping students be the best they can be in the classroom. So I wanted to share some tips and tricks for you to channel Jobs in your next class project: (more…)

Posted July 15, 2013 by

5 Ways to Gain Some Favor When Starting Your New Entry Level Job

If you want to get off to a good start on your new entry level job with coworkers, the following post has some helpful tips.

Coworkers can be a blessing and a psychological obstacle course. As a new graduate, you’ll likely thrive in the first year of two of your brand-spanking new and exciting role by learning the ropes and quickly acquiring new skills. When in the newbie trenches, you’ll likely develop some

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New Kid at Work? 5 Strategies to Become the Ideal Coworker