What Is the Difference Between a Phone Interview and an In-Person Interview

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What Is the Difference Between a Phone Interview and an In-Person Interview?

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The search for a new job is tough, but you finally apply to a position you can really get excited about. You receive that lucky email telling you that your resume or cover letter was selected from the pile, and the company wants to learn more about you. The next step is the all-important interview. […]

Are You Underdressed for the Industrial Job Interview?

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Do you have a great opportunity lined up, but you’re not sure how to project your best self? First impressions can be vital when you’re on the job hunt, so it’s important not to miss the mark. Often in the industrial arena, it can be difficult to evaluate how to present yourself. In a job that […]

3 Ways to Stay Calm During an Interview

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Congratulations, you’ve got an interview! This is only the beginning of your journey to join the ranks of a new organization, so you want to give the best impression possible. Don’t panic! Start off on the right foot by impressing your interviewer with informed knowledge and professional questions, and your future employer will see the […]

Stand Out by Saying “Thank You” This Way

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When the job interview is over, it’s hard to sit and be patient. The waiting can put distance between you and your goal, and there’s a simple way to fill this gap and maximize your chances: A proper thank you. Your note should be concise, considerate, and characteristic. Here are four tips on how to make […]

Don’t Disqualify Yourself Before the Interview

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It has been said, “To err is human.” This is very true, especially when people are under pressure to get a job. People can be prone to putting their foot in their mouth. They may do or say things that are inappropriate without realizing it. And they may even go so far as to disqualify […]

Do You Hate Small Talk? 5 Tips to Make It Easier

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Small talk is one of those skills that either you are good at it or you feel very awkward. Being socially adept is something that all working professionals can work on. It’s a skill that you don’t have to be born with because it is something you can improve. You might not be able to […]

Is It Acceptable to Text Job Candidates?

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The job market is increasingly filled by younger candidates, those accustomed to using mobile devices practically 24 hours/day and seven days/week. Many younger job candidates are either currently employed full-time, or they are in-between jobs looking for that next great opportunity. But the truth is, they are busy and on-the-go most of the day. If you’ve […]

What You Can Do after a Bad Interview

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After weeks of waiting for a job interview at a dream company, the big day has finally arrived. But, as if you have a curse put on you, everything goes terribly wrong. You wake up with a huge pimple on your forehead, your power suit has a stain on it that went unnoticed until the […]

Why You Shouldn’t Quit Your Job Before You Have a New Job

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In the quest for a better job, very often people are tempted to quit their current job before they have a new one. The thought process is that they will have more time to search for a job and go to interviews. However, not having a job can actually hamper your ability to get one. […]