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  • Feb 24, 2015

    Job Interview True Stories

    Even the most poised and professional of us make fools of ourselves at job interviews. We babble, say stupid things, forget to turn our phones off, and fail to mention important details. Don't be too hard on yourself if if you crash and burn--try to learn f-rom your mistakes.

  • Feb 24, 2015

    How to Write a Resume that Transforms Your Job Search

    Without a strong resume, you’ll have trouble landing an interview, let alone a job offer. If your resume is outdated, lackluster, hard to read, or just doesn't fully communicate your strengths and talents, you can easily stay on the job market for months on end. The following four resume tips will transform your job search and help you get hired faster.

  • Feb 24, 2015

    Must-Ask Questions at the Interview

    You finally got offered the coveted interview and you're ready to impress. You're prepared to answer any questions they throw at you—but what about when it's your turn to ask questions? Take control at your next interview with these imperative questions:

  • Feb 24, 2015

    Wait! Your Interview Isn't Over

    You're walking out of your interview and that's it—the ball is in the hiring manager's court now, right? No! What many job seekers fail to realize is that their interview is not over until they send their follow-up.

  • Aug 27, 2014

    How to Get a Job - Part 4 of 4: Adjusting Your Mentality

    Many people search for jobs, then try to see how they can tweak the way they present their own skills and experiences to fit the job description. Instead, try something different. Instead of this top-down approach, start f-rom the bottom up

  • Aug 27, 2014

    How to Get a Job - Part 3 of 4: Pounding the Pavement

    Tell them what you're looking for, but let them know you're flexible and open to suggestions. This is not the time to be picky about jobs; a connection can get your foot in the door, and you can negotiate pay or switch positions once you've gained experience and established your reputation