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“Tell Me About Yourself” How To Craft The Perfect Answer To This Inevitable Job Search Question

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"Tell Me About Yourself" How To Craft The Perfect Answer To This Inevitable Job Search Question

So you've finally been called to interview for that job you're dying to get. Or maybe you have an informational interview lined up or will be attending a networking event next week. You've researched the industry, the company, confirmed that your references will provide glowing recommendations, and prepared a list of questions you'll ask when given the

How To Use Stories To Turn Your Job Interview Into a Conversation and Land A Job Offer

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"A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away....".  A simple phrase, familiar to movie goers everywhere, and one which triggers an avalanche of memories for many of us.  Memories about the film and the commercial enterprise it generated.  Perhaps some recollection about where we were the first time we saw it and who

And You Thought Job Searching Just Meant Looking for Work

– Posted in: Career Marketing Job Search Interviewing Job Search Techniques

Once upon a time, job searching basically meant perusing the Classifieds, sending a resume and cover letter, waiting for the phone to ring and sitting through one or more interview sessions and trying mightily to convey how your experience, background and training were commensurate with the needs of the organization.  If you were to simply

Gathering Intel for your Job Interview – A Guide To Career Advancement Reconnaissance

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Research For Job Searching

Once upon a time, the key to getting a job was nailing the job interview.  Well, okay, perhaps that still is the key.  What has changed, however, is what is expected of you during that job interview.  Professional appearance, a ready smile, steady demeanor and clear communication skills are still important, so important, in fact,

Interview Essentials: What You Must Know

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A great cover letter, recommendation, or resume might get you in the door, but it’s the interview that will keep you there.  A prospective employer wants to know that you are not only qualified, but that you’re a good fit for the company.  These essential tips will help you hone your interviewing skills, so you

12 Ways to Use the Telephone More Effectively In Your Job Search

– Posted in: Career Marketing Job Search Interviewing Job Search Networking Job Search Techniques

Job seekers frequently suffer from telephone phobia. Knowing how and using the telephone effectively during your job search will make help keep your search moving forward efficiently and productively, ultimately helping you to land a new job faster and more successfully. Out of intimidation, shyness, or a fear of rejection many job seekers will try

7 Smart Tips to Improve Your Results When Responding to Advertised Job Openings

– Posted in: Internet Job Searching Job Search Techniques

Answering advertised job openings is one of the least effective yet most frequently used methods of job searching. Nearly everyone looking for a new job reads the want ads in their local newspaper and on the internet. Those who are particularly savvy often look for advertised job openings on industry niche websites or in trade

How-to Easily Crack The Hidden Job Market

– Posted in: Career Marketing Job Search Interviewing Job Search Networking Job Search Techniques

// // While it is difficult to identify the original source for this statistic, it has often been said that approximately 80% of all jobs filled are done so in what is known as the "hidden" or "unpublished" job market. These are jobs typically landed through word-of-mouth and referrals as opposed to the hit-or-miss method

3 Essential Job Search Interview Secrets You Must Know to Quickly Land Your Next Job

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// // The job search interview: it's one of the most important but least understood aspects of looking for a job. The single most important thing you can do to get a job is to interview. That’s right. You’ve promoted yourself with a stand-out resume, you’ve opened the right doors, attracted the attention of the

Your Value Proposition – The Key to Getting Job Interviews

– Posted in: Career Marketing Job Search Interviewing Personal Branding Resume Writing

// // In my business, before I develop and write a resume, I require my clients to complete a fairly comprehensive questionnaire. When these questionnaires are returned to me, I am frequently frustrated by incomplete answers...sometimes just a few sentences to describe five, ten, fifteen years of experience! These clients assume that I have written

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