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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...

How to Handle Awkward Job Interview Moments

How to Handle Awkward Job Interview Moments

You can’t possibly predict every question or potentially awkward job interview moment. But you can be aware of some sticky situations and how to be quick on your feet if these things happen to you. Recently, I fielded some job seekers' questions about how to address...

Job Interview Storytelling: 6 Ways to Excel

Job Interview Storytelling: 6 Ways to Excel

You’ve worked hard to get a job interview with your target company—a chance to sell your strengths through storytelling to convince the employer that you’re the best candidate. To make the most of that hour, use these 6 tips to frame and deliver relevant, impactful...

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