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How to Cheat in Your Remote Job Interview

How to Cheat in Your Remote Job Interview

Did you know that it's okay to cheat in your remote job interview? Take advantage of the remote setting and make sure you ALWAYS remember your best-of stories to share with your interviewer with this simple trick.Why You Need to Cheat (Sheet) Create a prop by...

The Two Most Powerful Words in Job Interviews

The Two Most Powerful Words in Job Interviews

There are two powerful words that you can use in your next job interview that can take your responses from mediocre to magnificent. Generalized Job Interview Answers are Boring One of the main mistakes I see job seekers make is that they are just too general and not...

How to be Likable in Video Job Interviews

How to be Likable in Video Job Interviews

Video job interviews can be challenging because you don't have the same kind of information as you do in person to make connections, build rapport, and read people.  To help bridge the gap, here are several ways to be more likable and help make your video job...

How to Look Good in Your Video Job Interview

How to Look Good in Your Video Job Interview

“I have a video job interview in 2 days. I need a haircut, but I can’t get one. I don’t have anything to wear. The stores are closed. I can’t rely on an online order to arrive before my meeting. What exactly do I do? I want to know how to look good in a video job...

A Simple Formula for Job Interview Success

A Simple Formula for Job Interview Success

Knowing how to prepare for your job interview can be overwhelming. While you can’t anticipate every possible question, there IS a simple formula you can follow for job interview success. Here’s how you can lay a firm foundation for answering many job interview...

Don’t Bring up Negatives in Your Job Interview!

Don’t Bring up Negatives in Your Job Interview!

You know your main goal in your job interview is to prove you have what it takes to do the job. But have you ever felt compelled to point out your skill gaps or other potential weaknesses? Resist this temptation and don't bring up negatives in your job interview!...

How to Prepare Your Contacts for Professional Reference Checks

How to Prepare Your Contacts for Professional Reference Checks

One detail you  should NEVER overlook in your job search is preparing and managing your contacts for professional reference checks in the later stages of the job interview process. Here’s how to ensure a smooth interaction and great conversation between your...

How to Answer “What is Your Greatest Weakness?”

How to Answer “What is Your Greatest Weakness?”

What is your greatest weakness? What are your main areas for improvement? What skills or attributes are you working to develop? These are all variations of the same thing, and it’s one of the basic job interview questions you’ll need to answer with confidence. So,...

How to Bring Energy to Job Interviews!

How to Bring Energy to Job Interviews!

Want to know one of the quickest ways to a hiring manager's heart? Bring a healthy dose of energy to your job interviews! “You wouldn’t believe the number of people who come in and act like they’re bored or like they’d rather be somewhere else,” said a San Diego-based...

Overcoming Ageism to Win the Job Interview (Part 2)

Overcoming Ageism to Win the Job Interview (Part 2)

(To view Part 1 of this 2-part article, go here.) Interviewing while 50+ is a concern for many job seekers. And while the employment outlook for older professionals is good, ageist biases still come into play when it comes to job interviews. Beat these biases by being...

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