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Interview and Job Search Skills

What to Do When You’ve Been Rejected From a Job

What to Do When You’ve Been Rejected From a Job

You've finished your job interviews with a company you're really excited about only to find out that you've been rejected. After you've received  that dreaded "no thank you" message, what do you do?First, Try to Get Feedback Rather than just accept that you've been...

Can You Walk Me Through Your Resume?

Can You Walk Me Through Your Resume?

"Can you walk me through your resume?" This is a common, early-stage job interview question that you need to know how to answer in a strong, succinct way.Why Employers Ask This Question So, why does an employer ask "Can you walk me through your resume?" You know...

How to Follow up After a Job Interview

How to Follow up After a Job Interview

So how exactly should you follow up after a job interview? And what should you do if you don't hear back from the company? The first order of business is to write an interview thank you note within 24 hours to everyone you met with. A well-written note from the heart...

How to Answer “Why Are You Looking for a Job?”

How to Answer “Why Are You Looking for a Job?”

"Why are you looking for a job right now?" "Why are you leaving your company?" "Why are you in the job market?" These questions are all in the same general category and they seem innocent enough, right? But be careful! The way you answer this question can reveal a lot...

4 Distracting Behaviors in Job Interviews

4 Distracting Behaviors in Job Interviews

Do you swivel, shift, click, or bounce when you're interviewing for a job? If so, these distracting behaviors can take the interviewer's focus away from what you're saying instead to what you're doing. Here are four common distracting tendencies and how to fix...

How to Prepare for a One Way Interview

How to Prepare for a One Way Interview

One way job interviews are a popular way for companies to screen candidates in the early stages of the candidate screening process. If you've interviewed recently, you may have noticed that you're two or three steps into the process before you interact with a human!...

How to Answer “Tell Me About a Time When You Failed”

How to Answer “Tell Me About a Time When You Failed”

Knowing how to answer the job interview question "Tell me about a time when you failed" can throw off even the most polished candidate. Yet it's a popular one and you need to be ready for it. First, let’s break down the motivation behind the question. Why do Companies...

4 Top Tips to Manage Your 2019 Job Search & Career

4 Top Tips to Manage Your 2019 Job Search & Career

Have you resolved that 2019 is your year to job search and land a new job? Your year to be ready--just in case an amazing, unexpected career opportunity comes up? Your year to put more energy into proactively managing your career? If this sounds like you, then follow...

Why the Holiday Season is a Great time to Job Hunt

Why the Holiday Season is a Great time to Job Hunt

Are you tempted to tap the brakes on your job hunt during the holidays? You’re not the only one, which is exactly why you should stay the course like it’s mid-May. “I’ve always had strong activity through the holidays,” said Kari Bodmer, former principal at Bodmer...

The Best Question to Ask in Your Next Job Interview

The Best Question to Ask in Your Next Job Interview

After you've discovered the Best Question to Ask below, access this cheat sheet to build a full list of questions for your interviewer! ~ Get your 16 Questions to Ask in a Job Interview Cheat Sheet here:  Typically,...

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