Preparing for the Interview: What Makes You Angry?

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When it comes to your interview, preparation is your friend. You can never overprepare, and the time you put in will help relax your nerves so you can be as cool and calm as possible come interview day. Being prepared can also help you think clearly and be yourself—which can only help you.   How to…

How Many Times Should I Follow Up After an Interview?

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Are you looking for a new job? The amount and tone of your follow-up can determine your chances of being hired. You know you’re in good shape if you submitted a perfect resume and really knocked it out of the park at your interview. If you got really good vibes from the interviewer and you’re…

Ask These 5 Questions During Your Next Interview

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An interview is your time to shine, but also your time to investigate. You may feel the main focus is on you; however, an interview isn’t just about how well you fit into a job opportunity. It’s also your time to determine if the job opportunity is something you really want and if you see yourself fitting…

How to be Unforgettable in an Interview

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Things to Say in an Interview to Impress

When you’re in search of a new job, it’s all about impressions. The impression your resume makes (which will lead the hiring manager to call you in), the impression your make during your interview (key, because it’s often in person) and follow-up impressions you can make. You want to stick in the mind of your…

What Do You Do When You Don’t Get the Position?

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How to Handle Job Rejection

You worked hard to ace your interview, but you left uncertain how it went. A week later, you found out the job was offered to someone else. That can sting—especially when you were really excited about the position. You may be tempted to lounge on the couch in your self-pity, which is a natural reaction…

Can I Turn a Bad Interview Around?

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You had every hope of making this interview the best, but then life got in the way. You hit a traffic jam and arrived late, or wore an outfit that wasn’t appropriate for the setting. Maybe you flubbed the answer to one of the interviewer’s questions, or maybe the person interviewing you simply seemed disinterested in what you had to…

Top Paying Skilled Trade Jobs

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Working at a trade gives you the opportunity to put your skills to the test. And you can take steps to ensure you’re earning a good living in your field. Take a look at these top seven high-paying skilled trade positions to determine if you’re on track, or may want to tack on some additional…

Five Questions to Ask Yourself When You Think it’s Time for a New Job

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Once you loved your job, but now you find yourself dragging your feet in the morning. You don’t want to get out of bed, you don’t want to get ready—you just don’t want to go. It’s an awful feeling when you don’t like your job and think it might be time for something new. But…

How Does a Recruiter Work for You to find you a Job Behind the Scenes?

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Currently looking for your next job? The best position for you is out there, but may not be advertised. This is because many employers choose not to post open jobs on sites such as Monster and Indeed. Instead, they work directly with staffing agencies to fill open positions. This means some available jobs never hit…

Insights on How to Answer What Your Biggest Strengths and Weaknesses Are

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When you’re preparing for your upcoming interview, it’s always a good idea to practice answers to common interview questions. And regardless of your industry, most interviewers will ask about your strengths and weaknesses. These questions are used to help the interviewer understand if you have the right qualities to do the job—plus your level of…