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 »