Posts Tagged:Job search

10 Types of Interviews
(and How to Ace Them)

Interviews come in all shapes and sizes: Sometimes you’re with one interviewer, others you’re with five. Maybe you’ll be asked to lunch, expected to solve a problem, or invited to a Skype interview. But no matter what the format, we’ll give you what you need to succeed. We’ll show you how to nail every type of…

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6 Smart Ideas for Staying
Productive This Summer

    With summer peeking around the corner, it’s no surprise that minds start wandering to thoughts of sun, beaches, and piña coladas. How can we possibly stay productive with all those temptations hiding in the corners of our minds? Well, finding inspiration is easier than you think—we’ve gathered up the best links and tools…

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Remaining Confident When You
Keep Getting Rejected From Jobs

For most people, job searching entails some rejection. You send in a resume and receive no response. You go to an interview and don’t get a callback. You go to another interview and get ghosted. But, knowing it can happen doesn’t lessen the sting. It’s normal to feel disappointed when an opportunity doesn’t pan out,…

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Common Interview Responses Can
Be Interpreted Different Ways

You arrive to your interview prepared with a list of questions to ask the hiring manager. But, when he answers them, you only feel more confused. That’s because common answers could be interpreted different ways. And, depending on what the interviewer really means, this company may—or may not—be the right fit for you. 1. “We…

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How to: Prepare for an interview

  The interview process varies for every job. After the initial application process, some employers choose to screen candidates further by inviting them to take a test, have a chat on the phone or even prepare a case study before coming in to have a face-to-face interview. All of these steps are equally important in…

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New Year, New Job:
How to change career and
future-proof your working life

According to the site CareerBuilder, the top New Year’s resolution at work is to find a new job, with 21 percent of workers pledging to leave their employer in 2016. Meanwhile, a survey conducted by Standard Life and Research Now suggests that 54pc of Brits want to change career, with this figure rising to 73pc…

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20 Career-Boosting Steps You Can
Take Before New Year’s Eve

It’s finally December, and you’ve worked hard all year long. You wrote enough emails to fill a novel. You spent an average of seven hours a day on your computer. And, if you were working full-time, you probably spent 42 hours of your life battling traffic during your daily commute. Whoa. If anyone deserves a…

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Costly mistakes to avoid
in your cover letter

By Terri Williams, Source: Yahoo It’s been said that you never get a second chance to make a first impression. And if you submit a bad cover letter, you won’t get a chance to make that first impression on employers. “People who read cover letters and resumes can be very picky – they have that…

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35 Costly Job Search Mistakes
You Might Still Be Making

It’s always fun to hear about the big mistakes job applicants make—like showing up in sweatpants or falling asleep during the interview. (And yes, both of those things have happened.) It’s less fun to hear about the smaller mistakes—like someone showing up five minutes late or having a typo on the first line of a…

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Rev up your job search
during Christmas time

Many people believe the myth that companies stop hiring during the whirlwind of winter holidays. Although hiring does taper in December, hiring activity never really stops — something to consider if you’re considering ramping up the job hunt in the new year. This is the time when companies finalize their budgets for the coming year…

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