How to Research a Manager Before a Job Interview

by Guest Author, Leslie Stevens-Huffman Studies show that a competent boss is linked to higher employee job satisfaction, success, promotions and work-life balance. Yet many job seekers don’t see the job interview process as a prime opportunity to evaluate whether a prospective manager is right for them. Unless you scope out the manager beforehand, you may miss…

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What you should do after a job interview

by Guest Author, Mitchell Glass Leave a lasting impression on your prospective employer. You found a dream opportunity on a job site, breezed through the application and crushed the interview. So now what? Now, you follow up. A thoughtful follow-up can be the cherry on top of a strong interview, yet one survey showed that 57% of…

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Avoiding a bad boss – and joining the right team

by Guest Author, Rachel Loock When interviewing for a new job, remember that you’re assessing the company and the team you’ll be working with as much as they’re interviewing you. Start by researching the company and key players through their website, LinkedIn, online news articles and databases. But while online sources can be helpful, the…

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7 Ways to Sabotage Your Job Search

by Guest Author, Emmet Pierce Don’t make a job search tougher by blundering into these mistakes. Hiring the right person for a job is difficult, and there is much at stake for employers. If the company hires the wrong person, it could be stuck for years with an unqualified worker. That’s why everything an applicant…

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Job Gaps and other Tricky Stuff

Job Gaps and other Tricky Stuff

Addressing job gaps is one of the trickiest things to figure how to do on a resume. You can’t ignore it, but you also want to position your experience and skills as the most important things for a potential employer to consider. We’ve compiled a list of tips and things to consider in order for…

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Avoid Passive-Aggressiveness in Interviews

Passive Aggressiveness in Interviews

Passive-aggressiveness in interviews often starts with the type of questions being asked. It can also be demonstrated by questions that are just way too vague. This is not the same as open-ended behavioral interview questions. We are talking about questions that are asked where the point is lost or the candidate cannot determine what the…

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What is the STAR Method for Interviewing?

The STAR Method

What is the STAR Method and how can it help you ace your next interview and land your dream job? We are all experts at some things but that doesn’t mean we are great at interviewing or telling our stories. The STAR Method can help you remember how to advocate and promote yourself so employers…

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How to Bomb an Interview Without Even Talking

bomb an interview

Before you even open your mouth you could do something to bomb an interview. Pay attention to your body language, clothes, general attitude, and other things in order to nail your interview and get the job. Be sure to consider all of the following things before your next interview. Don’t Bomb an Interview Eye Contact…

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