4 Characteristics of Someone Who Finds Their Dream Job

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Your resume shows off your skills, qualifications, experience, education and probably a few dozen other heroic highlights. But it will only get you so far. At some point, your intangible qualities will take over and can make you shine brighter than someone with a similar resume. Here are four characteristics you can develop to help… Read more »

Application Questions You Can Nail Every Time

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When you’re applying for jobs, be prepared. Show that you’re thoughtful, conscientious and have details ready. Depending on the job, applications vary. They’re a good way for employers to collect the same of information from all candidates. When you sign the bottom, you’re guaranteeing that all the information is truthful and accurate. Here are some… Read more »

What are The Best Way to Prepare for a Job Interview?

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The best way to prepare for a job interview is to maximize your confidence. Confidence is the key to landing your dream job. The more self-assured and upbeat you are, the more you’ll be able to focus on your answers instead of hesitating with nervousness. Here are six ways to boost your confidence, to make… Read more »

What Are the Essentials for Your Resume?

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Resumes should tell the employer about your experiences, skills, and work history. It’s the first step in screening candidates, so without a good resume, your job application will likely be ignored! You want to highlight items that demonstrate you’re a hard worker, you’re qualified, and you bring desirable skills to the job.  Here are the… Read more »

Pay Attention to Your Body Language During a Job Interview

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What candidates do in a job interview is often more important than what they say. It’s important to be aware of your body language—even if the interviewer isn’t conscious of it, she is making constant judgments about your attitude and personality as conveyed by your posture, your eye contact and even your hand gestures. In… Read more »

Valuable Insights Into Why Someone Might Not Hire You

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It’s inevitable. At some point in your quest to land the perfect job, you’re going to face rejection. Sometimes you knew the job was a reach. You knew for sure that you were lacking a certain qualification. You knew you fumbled an important technical question during the interview. But other times, you think you nailed… Read more »

3 Communication Skills That Will Help You During Phone Interviews

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Phone interviews are a cost-effective way of screening candidates and determining whether to advance them to the next round of the hiring process. Sometimes these interviews are conducted by an HR representative; sometimes by a whole panel of screeners. They average 20 to 30 minutes in length. Because the entire interview must be completed without… Read more »