Tag Archive | "interview"

The Job Search Ninja Bestows His Wisdom Upon Us

Monday, August 13, 2012

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We recently had the honor of being invited to the dojo of the mysterious Job Search Ninja, the master who taught us the ways of the great career hunt.  Of course we can’t give you the exact location, but we can tell you that it was somewhere in the wilds of Delaware. It was a [...]

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Body Language: Are You Saying What You Want To Say

Monday, May 7, 2012

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Congrats, you landed that job interview, now you need to shine. You’ve got tons of experience and sharp skills but let’s be honest, one main objective of this interview is for employers to see if they can tolerate you for eight hours a day. Knock off the nervous ticks, gross nail-biting, and irritating gum-smacking. Go [...]

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Why Alternative Jobs are Rising Today

Saturday, December 31, 2011

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While it seems that every day the job market is changing, this doesn’t have to be a scary time.  In fact, with all of the changes occurring, you might find that jobs are different than they were before, which means you need to look at job hunting in a new way as well.  Instead of [...]

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The RIGHT Way to Job Hunt

Friday, December 30, 2011

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Let’s face it – searching for a job can be a pain. It’s time-consuming, it’s dull, and, today, it can be frustrating since you may never hear back from most companies.  What you need to know is that there are good ways and bad ways of hunting for a job. And if you want to [...]

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Brand Yourself and Make Hiring Departments Remember You

Thursday, December 29, 2011

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When you think about certain brands that you buy, you remember one special thing about them.  Think about the Golden Arches and McDonald’s or ‘Just Do It’ and Nike.  Branding is what makes companies memorable, and you can use this same idea to brand yourself in the eyes of an employer.  If you can show [...]

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Ask for a Job…and Get One!

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

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Sometimes, it’s not about the skills you have or the people you know.  You might turn in a hundred resumes without a peep, while someone else you know turns in just a few resumes and scores a job immediately.  What’s the difference between their approach and yours?  Assuming all of your job experience is equal, [...]

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Administrative Support Services – Still Hot, Still Needed

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

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When you’re out on the hunt for a new job (or any job, for that matter), you might want to apply for what’s hot right now and then move your way up to the position that you really want to have.  After all, getting paid is the priority for most individuals today.  One job that [...]

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The Worst Resume Buzzwords

Saturday, December 24, 2011

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Your resume is what speaks up for you and what often will get you the interview with the hiring department.  But since there are so many resumes out there right now, how can you make it stand out?  Many job-hunters think that using buzzwords in their resume will allow them to sound more appealing, but [...]

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Just Keep Trying, in Today’s Job Market

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

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It’s no surprise that many people in today’s job market are getting frustrated by the slow responses, no responses, and overall lack of interview callbacks.  You might begin to wonder if you should just settle on any job because you have little or no confidence in the job hunt right now.  With this attitude, you’re [...]

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Ask the Right Questions During YOUR Interview

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

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When you walk into an interview, you might come prepared to answer all of the normal questions.  You might even spend time thinking about strange questions they might ask you, and have smart and witty answers for those as well.  But many job-hunters get nervous during the last question of the interview: do you have [...]

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