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When you walk into a job interview, you have a lot of things to
worry about: the handshake, your appearance, your resume, giving
the “right” answers to the questions your prospective
employer asks, and not sweating too much, just to name a few. With
so much on your mind, it’s understandable that you might
forget a few things. Unfortunately, the things that often fall by
A video resume is a rather modern trend that job seekers pursue
to stand out among others. A video resume gives a more precise
description of your personality or attitude than the conventional
hard-copy resume. With a video resume, it is easier for candidates
to present themselves before prospective employer. Moreover, it
also helps employers assess the candidacy of a candidate that would
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Job interview season is quickly approaching! If
you’ve been to your campus career center
you probably have noticed upcoming job fairs and
on-campus interviews. Throughoutthe
next several months, you will no doubt encounter some job search
adversity while speaking with employers. One of the majo...
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At some point, usually at the conclusion of the interview, you
may be asked, "Do you have any questions?" A common answer to this
question is, "No, I think you've covered everything very well."
This is the wrong answer! You have passed up your opportunity to
ask some critical questions that may make a difference as to
whether you want to work for this company.
Here are some rules and basic questio...
When you apply via email, there are a couple of options. You can
write your cover letter directly into an email message (the
same rules for writing a proper letter and proofing it apply) and
attach your resume (a MS Word attachment is best). Or, you can
attach both your resume and letter, as separate documents to the
email address. Send yourself a copy, as well (use the bcc: field in
your email p...
Not many people realize it, but the job-hunt is one of the most
studied phenomena of our time. It is amazing what we know about
Acquainting yourself with this research can pay rich dividends to
any job-hunter, and especially if your job-hunt is running into
trouble. Let me illustrate what I mean.
Most job-hunters think there are basically only three ways to go
about their job-hunt: resumes, ...
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Today’s job market offers a wide array of job
search opportunities. Long gone are the days when jobs were sourced
mostly by newspaper ads or recruiters. According to the Bureau of
Labor Statistics, as of July 2008, there were 3.4 million job
openings available across the United States. With so many
opportunities available, you need to use the right methods to find
one that suits your c...
How many of you can honestly say you know exactly what you
want to be when you grow up? Maybe you already have it figured out,
and maybe you are already living and working it. If you are, does
your resume know that?
I work with clients every day and speak to hundreds of job
seekers every week that have no idea what they want to do. I ask
“Well, what do you want to do?” Then I receive t...
Most job seekers think the interview begins the moment
they stand up to greet the person interviewing them.This is
false.An interview is a two-way street, so your interview
should begin the moment you walk through the company’s door.
In your haste to make a good impression, don’t forget to keep
your eyes open and your senses tuned to what’s taking place