Tag Archive | "interview"

Be a Detective and Track Down More Job Opportunities

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

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It’s no accident that the “hidden” job market is so named. The vast majority of jobs available are never advertised and so never seen by many job seekers. To tap into this market, you need to think like an investigator solving a crime or uncovering information for a client. Hunt for clues, follow leads and […]

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3 Reasons Not to Burn Your Bridges When You Quit

Monday, August 4, 2014

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You’ve followed the best job search advice, wowed the recruiters and earned yourself a well-deserved job offer which you’ve accepted. Having received your resignation, your boss has found a replacement for you (What? So soon? And you thought you were irreplaceable!) and you’ve been asked to train him or her. What do you do?   […]

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What’s Missing from Your Resume?

Monday, July 28, 2014

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You need to stand out. If you’ve been job hunting for a while without getting any response, maybe it’s because your resume is nothing special. And maybe you think it’s supposed to be that way.   You’ve heard that you shouldn’t use fancy paper or a large font on your resume, and that is correct. […]

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Should You Negotiate Job Terms During the Interview?

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

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Is this you? You’re so happy that you were invited for an interview; you don’t want to speak up about what salary and benefits you’re looking for. You may even be so eager to land the job that you just sit there quietly and agree to any terms that are offered.   No, no, no. […]

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Yes, the Order of Your Resume Matters

Thursday, July 17, 2014

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If you sat down in a restaurant and picked up the menu, you wouldn’t expect to receive the check before you ordered, would you? That wouldn’t make sense. And you wouldn’t know what to pay.   Think about how your resume looks to the busy hiring manager who’s reading it for the first time. Here […]

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When Your Experience Doesn’t Match Your Talents

Monday, July 7, 2014

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It’s a familiar story to those looking to start their careers, or perhaps switch to a different career path. You see a job you want and think you can handle, but no hiring manager looking at the past experience on your resume would agree with you.   Let’s say, for example, that you’ve been in […]

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Look for a Job Before You Need One

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

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OK, so you’re already employed and don’t need a job right now. Lucky you: this is the best time to start looking. Why? For one thing, you’re not desperate. You have the luxury of a paycheck, so you can take your time, see what’s available and not be forced to grab the first offer just […]

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Get to Your Interview Early, Get to Know Your Interviewer

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

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When our associates are sent out to a client interview, they go armed with our best advice and insider knowledge of tactics used by HR professionals.   This provides them with an inside track for making a great first impression and getting hired.   Of course, you know better than to show up late for your […]

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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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