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The Art of Getting the Interview

One of the most challenging aspects of your job search is getting the interview. You have done all of the legwork; your resume is top-notch, you’ve researched companies, and you are ready to get a job. All it takes is getting your foot in the door for the interview. There is an art to gaining [...]

By | April 1st, 2015|Blog, Interviewing, Job Search|Comments Off on The Art of Getting the Interview

Maximize Your Chances of Being Offered the Job You Want

What you do before, during, and after the job interview can significantly affect whether you are offered the job. Just like the purpose of the resume is to get you an interview, the purpose of an interview is to get you a job offer. The interview helps the decision-maker identify your qualifications for the position, [...]

By | September 23rd, 2014|Blog, Interviewing, Job Search|Comments Off on Maximize Your Chances of Being Offered the Job You Want

Have you been asked during an interview for your Facebook password?

Has this happened to you – an interviewer asking for your Facebook password during the interview? It’s more common than you might think. It’s known as Shoulder Surfing.   This is actually a violation in Facebook’s privacy policy says Lori Andrews, a law professor specializing in Internet privacy. Did you know that in May 2011 [...]

By | August 7th, 2014|Blog, Interviewing, Job Search, Social Media|Comments Off on Have you been asked during an interview for your Facebook password?

“Shark Tank” Approach to Job Search

courtesy of freedigitalphotos.net Have you watched Shark Tank on TV? It is more than just a reality hit. There are sound business decisions made each episode. The contestants walk away with investment money or not, depending on their product and presentation. Your job search strategy can take a few hints from this popular [...]

By | July 8th, 2014|Blog, Cover Letters & Thank You Letters, Interviewing, Job Search, Networking|Comments Off on “Shark Tank” Approach to Job Search

What Every Job Seeker Needs to Know About Digital Interviewing

The interview is such a vital step in the hiring process. Today only the top 3 candidates are lucky enough to be invited for a face-to-face interview. And with companies spanning a more global reach, it can be cost-prohibitive to fly potential candidates in for an interview. However, many companies benefit from conducting digital interviews [...]

By | April 29th, 2014|Blog, Interviewing, Job Search|Comments Off on What Every Job Seeker Needs to Know About Digital Interviewing

Follow-Up After an Interview!

The interview is over, and whether it is your first interview or your 10th, following up is vital to survive in the hiring pipeline. Follow-Up With Your References After writing your thank you note, you should also immediately contact anyone who you had provided to the company as a reference. Let them know about your [...]

By | December 17th, 2013|Blog, Interviewing|Comments Off on Follow-Up After an Interview!

Interview Done? Now What?

When you are one of many candidates being considered, what you do after the interview can set you apart significantly and increase your chances of being offered the job. The first — and most important — thing to do is to send a follow-up note. The etiquette for thank you letters after the interview has [...]

By | December 10th, 2013|Blog, Interviewing|Comments Off on Interview Done? Now What?

Shine During Your Next Interview!

The interview is where you get your chance to excel. There are a few key things that will help you secure the job offer. Remember that everyone you meet at the company is potentially assessing you, so be polite and courteous to each and every person you interact with at the company. Be mindful that [...]

By | December 3rd, 2013|Blog, Interviewing|Comments Off on Shine During Your Next Interview!

Want a Job Offer? 4 Tips to Increase Your Chances of Success.

Savvy job seekers know that the purpose of the resume is to get an interview, and the purpose of a job interview is to get you a job offer. The interview helps the decision-maker identify your qualifications for the position, and also assesses things like personality, cultural fit, and your ability to do the job. [...]

By | November 26th, 2013|Blog, Interviewing|Comments Off on Want a Job Offer? 4 Tips to Increase Your Chances of Success.

4 Key Interview Prep Tips

Do you ever really feel prepared for an interview? Thoughts are racing through your head - you are thinking about making a good impression, wearing the appropriate attire, yes, even checking that you don’t have lettuce stuck between your teeth. Wouldn’t you like to go into an interview filled with confidence? Here are a few [...]

By | September 11th, 2013|Blog, Interviewing|Comments Off on 4 Key Interview Prep Tips
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