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Avoid Spooking Interviewers and Recruiters (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Oct 24, 2019 10:30:00 AM

It’s October, the scariest month of the year. It’s also one of the busiest hiring seasons of the year. Simple mistakes during the application and interview process may lessen your chances of landing a job offer. Now is a good time to freshen up on what job seekers sometimes do that potentially “scare” away recruiters and hiring managers.
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10 Job Interview Questions to Ask Candidates

Posted by Lexi Albrecht on Oct 17, 2019 10:38:07 AM

“What is your greatest weakness” or “Tell me about yourself” are common interview questions that are constantly asked but don’t necessarily uncover much about a candidate. As an employer, it is your job to attract candidates and also identify top talent among those applicants. When interviewing for your organization, it’s important you ask questions that not only reveal the type of employee they are (skills, experience, hard-worker, etc.), but also, to assess how they will fit in with the company culture, their conversation skills, and their ability to perform under pressure.

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How to Know If a Job Offer is Too Good to Be True (Video)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Oct 1, 2019 10:30:00 AM

Before accepting a job offer right away, it’s important you consider your interactions with the organization and ensure you haven’t picked up on any warning signs that might indicate an undesirable offer. If something sounds too good to be true, it most likely is.

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The Best Way to Respond to 'Walk me Through Your Resume' in an Interview

Posted by Megan Jewell on Sep 24, 2019 10:51:17 AM

One of the most popular asked interview questions, “Can you walk me through your resume?” is often one that many struggle to answer or overlook when preparing. Although it is a broad, open-ended question, you can use a resume walkthrough to your advantage. It’s the perfect opportunity to confidently impress the interviewer and ultimately set the tone and direction of the whole dialogue.

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5 Critical Tips for Crushing a Phone Interview (Video)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Aug 29, 2019 11:00:00 AM

Phone interviews have become a ‘norm’ in today’s hiring process. These type of interviews help decision makers quickly determine if an applicant is truly qualified and if they will move on in a more in-depth interview process.

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Questions to Ask (Yourself & Employer) Before Accepting a Job Offer

Posted by Brianna Puccia on Aug 27, 2019 11:00:00 AM

“We would like to extend an offer to you, congratulations!” Getting this email or phone call is an exciting moment as a job seeker. Finally, all of your hard work of networking, phone screening and interviewing has paid off. Before accepting an offer too quickly, it is prudent to take time to ask yourself and the employer fundamental questions. Below we have a list of questions to review before saying “Yes!” to your new position.

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How to Land a Part-Time Job

Posted by Lexi Albrecht on Jul 2, 2019 11:00:00 AM

Are you interested in joining the 27 million Americans who are employed on a part-time basis? Perhaps you are in school, retired, looking to earn extra money, stay at home with children or have other care responsibilities. Whatever the reason may be, working part-time may be the best fit for your current lifestyle. Consider these concrete tips when trying to find a part-time job that meets your career preferences and needs.

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Skype Interviews: How to Recover from a Bad Connection (Video)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Jun 27, 2019 11:34:01 AM

Skype interviews are a common way for a hiring manager to connect with a potential candidate. It saves time and money for both parties as an effective use of modern technology. However, it is common to run into technical glitches while trying to utilize programs such as Skype. This can cause embarrassment and frustration, leaving a candidate looking unprepared for their first impression.

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Tips to Help You Seamlessly Re-Enter the Workforce

Posted by Brianna Puccia on Jun 25, 2019 11:00:00 AM

If you have taken an extended period of time away from work and then eventually decide to get back into the workforce, you may be experiencing feelings of anxiousness and stress. Maybe you decided on taking a break to go back to school, care for your little ones, travel cross country, or to simply avoid burnout. Whatever the case may be, at some point after your hiatus, you may decide that jumping back into the workforce is the best option for you. For insight on how to help you seamlessly re-enter the work world consider these five tips!

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Techniques for a Successful Mock Sales Call

Posted by Madison Norman on May 28, 2019 10:58:39 AM

If you’re looking for a job within the sales or the marketing field, chances are you’ve probably encountered a mock sales call during the interview process. While intimidating, these mock calls offer you the opportunity to showcase your selling skills and secure the job or move onto the next round of interviews. These calls allow the employer to learn your selling techniques, personality and fit within the role. The following techniques will help prepare you for a mock sales call so you get one step closer to a career in sales.

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