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Under the Gun: Avoiding Joining the Ranks of the Chronically Unemployed

Not too long ago, unemployment was a temporary inconvenience – a short-to-medium-term waystation between career adventures. When times were good, you could even congratulate people on their recent layoff. You had every reason to suspect that the next opportunity would … Continue reading

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How Can I Turn an Interview into a Job Offer?

In today’s tight employment market, it’s easy to get so focused on securing the next job that you lose sight of the big picture. But an employee/employer relationship is a two-way street. The employer does not want to have to … Continue reading

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How to Get Past the Silly Questions during Job Interviews?

Kevin Douglas (not his real name) sat poised in-front of the manager. He believed he’s already halfway through the interview, and he is not only gaining momentum – he is also acing every question. In fact, he felt it wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Yes, There is Such a Thing as Over-Preparing for Interviews

Most of the information you’ll read on the web about improving your interview skills tells you about how to prepare for an interview – but there is such a thing as over preparation. That can do you damage as well. … Continue reading

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How to Impress Your Future Boss during a Video Interview

There are times when the boss cannot meet you personally. However, he or she can find some time to see you through a video interview. Because there is technology involved, the requirements are different compared to in-person interviews. Just in … Continue reading

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The One Question Job Seekers Struggle To Answer

Today’s post comes from Tim’s Strategy, written by Tim Tyrell-Smith, blog’s founder, Career and Life coach and Consumer Marketing Executive. It baffles me. How such a simple question throws off so many. And then it doesn’t baffle me. Because I’ve … Continue reading

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How to Survive a Grueling Panel Interview

Of all the phases of the hiring process, the scariest would definitely be the panel interview. For one, it seldom happens. Thus, not a lot of people can really teach you what to do or say. Moreover, a panel interview … Continue reading

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Seven Things Employers Really Want

Another great article by Karalyn Brown, Australian online careers agony aunty, who writes frequently on career issues for a major Australian newspaper and talks about  job search tactics on the national broadcaster. This post comes from The Punch. What do … Continue reading

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Interview Survival Kit: Free iPhone Application

Unless you have a stellar record and you are well-known in your chosen industry, you have to go through a lengthy process to get a job: 1. Create and submit a resume, 2. Take examinations, and 3. Participate on an … Continue reading

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How Did That Interview Really Go?

After your big interview you will undoubtedly get the question from friends and family: “so how did it go?” Sometimes you know you bombed, sometimes you know you nailed it. And then there are some times when you just don’t … Continue reading

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Marty Nemko: 5 Secrets to a Job Interview

Here is another video of Marty Nemko in which he gives out five secrets that will help you successfully navigate a job interview. Marty Nemko, Career Counselor who is now also U.S. News Contributing Editor is known for his very … Continue reading

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