Posts Categorized: Job Search and Interview Tips

Don’t be an annoying job seeker

Don’t be an annoying job seeker

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Top 10 Most Annoying Habits of Job Seekers We get it. Searching for a new job can be a stressful and difficult time for any job seeker. But in order to make the most out of your job search and find a new job quickly, you have to put your best foot forward. If you…

How to follow up after a job interview without being a pest

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It’s important to follow up after an interview to stay top of mind with the hiring manager Most interviews end with some variation of the recruiter or hiring manager saying “Thanks for coming in. We’ll be in touch.” You think, ‘Awesome. The interview went great, but now what do I do?’ The days and weeks…

How to Prepare for a Second Interview

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Think longer and more in depth when planning for a second interview. Congratulations! You’ve made it past the first interview and have been invited back for a second interview. So now what? Do you need to prepare like you did the first time? The answer is YES. You do need to prepare, maybe even more…

How to Handle Being Overqualified for a Position

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Tips for addressing the issue of being overqualified for a position during a job interview. Employers are often suspicious of candidates who apply for jobs that they are obviously overqualified for. Regardless of your reason for applying, hiring managers often think that you are just looking for a job to bridge the gap until something…

Looking for a new job?

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Top 10 actions to take right now to start your 2016 job search off on the right note. Searching for a new job is hard work, which takes both time and dedication. By taking a proactive, professional approach to your job search, you will increase your odds of finding your next position. Update your resume….

Unemployed? We’re here to help.

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Don’t let being unemployed keep you from finding your next job. When thinking of the top five worst life experiences, for most people being unemployed ranks pretty close to the top. Not only do you have to worry about having enough money to pay your bills, but it can bring your self-confidence to an all…

Addressing a Jumpy Background

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Make sure you are prepared to address questions about your jumpy background during a job interview. When it comes to addressing your work experience during an interview, it can be difficult or uncomfortable to explain why you left your previous positions. Maybe you’ve had several jobs over the past 2-3 years? Maybe you just got…

4 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Accept the Counteroffer

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With the economy heating up over the last few years, where there once was an abundant talent pool, today that’s not the case. Companies are finding it harder than ever to recruit, hire and retain skilled employees, especially in the technology and science fields. Counteroffers are now becoming a big issue in recruiting, as companies…

Graduating? 7 Tips for Landing Your First Post-College Job

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It’s that time of year again. After all of your hard work, you are putting the finishing touches on final papers and preparing to walk across the stage at graduation. But before you start celebrating, take a few steps to make sure you are ready for what’s next, which for many of you will be…

Sending Thank You Notes After an Interview

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Q: Do I have to send a thank you note after an interview? A: Yes! Whether you have just completed your first phone screen or your final panel interview, it is still imperative to send a personalized thank you to every person you interviewed with. Sending a well thought out thank you after the interview…