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4 Questions to Never Ask an Interviewer

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Any job search blog will tell you that when an interviewer asks if you have any questions, you should always ask something. And it’s true! You want to appear interested in the position and organization. However, you shouldn’t be asking any general question that comes to mind. When you are prepping for your next interview,…

Not Getting Interviews?

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Before you put full blame on a company for not bringing you in for an interview, make sure you’ve covered all of your bases in the process. Here is where job candidates fall flat in the initial interview stages: Applying to every opening the company or staffing agency has available. Recruiters will have trouble taking…

Don’t Fall Behind this Fall

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Did you put your job search on hold this summer? Although we never recommend holding off until the fall, it’s not uncommon for job seekers to pull back on their job search efforts. Kids are off from school and vacations are booked, causing employers to move a bit slower during the summer months as well….

Lost your job? 4 tips to help you bounce back

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“Our jobs are much more than just the way we make a living. They influence how we see ourselves, as well as the way others see us. They give us structure, purpose, and meaning.” – HelpGuide Embarrassed, worthless, and depressed are just a few of the damaging emotions that come along with getting fired. Although…

Hello…? 9 Important Tips for your Next Phone Interview

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Dogs barking in the background, candidates carrying on with their grocery shopping while slurping a coffee – recruiters have heard it all while conducting a phone interview. Phone interviews are used to screen candidates and narrow the pool of applicants who will be invited for an in-person interview, and it’s a concern that job seekers…

How to Decide Between Multiple Job Offers

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In this job market, intelligent and open-minded job seekers are a glimpse of light in a dark tunnel for Buffalo businesses. Companies are still struggling to find talented candidates as the unemployment rate remains incredibly low. Because of this, it’s becoming more common for skillful and hardworking job seekers to receive more than one job…

How to Avoid Appearing Cocky in an Interview

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Sometimes our nerves can get the best of us. Talking about yourself to others can be uncomfortable, especially when you’re being asked to do it in a job interview. It’s important to remain confident, but never arrogant, and finding that perfect middle ground can be tricky. No one wants to work with a know-it-all. You…

Checklist: 10 Things to Bring to a Job Interview

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Been awhile since you’ve interviewed? Even if you feel like an interviewing pro, sometimes nerves can cause you to forget even the most common items. Before your next interview, use this checklist to make sure you are fully equipped.

🚩6 Interview Red Flags that Job Seekers Shouldn’t Ignore

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Hiring is expensive, and hiring managers should be asking all of the right interview questions to avoid a costly hiring mistake. Of course they are going to be looking for red flags during the interview, but you should be doing the same. A bad career move can be costly for you as well, so here…