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

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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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9 Interview Questions Successful Remote Workers Will Ace

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The massive shift from working in the office to working from home brought on by the pandemic has proved to many companies that they can indeed depend on remote workers to keep their businesses operating. In fact, quite a number of organizations have confessed that post COVID, remote work will more likely become the new…

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How to Demonstrate Leadership in an Interview

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You will be expected to demonstrate leadership in an interview, but it isn’t always straightforward. This is a skill that hiring managers are definitely looking for in almost any position, but they may or may not come right out and ask it. Even if you are not going to be in charge of other people…

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Are You Using Any of These Patronizing Phrases?

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How many of these patronizing phrases have you used? It happens. Even if we don’t mean it to. Sometimes the words and phrases we use convey an insult that we don’t intend. It’s easier to spot condescending speech when it is direct toward us. But it might not be so easy to identify if we…

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How to Answer, “What is your dream job?” in an Interview

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Continuing with our series on how to answer interview questions, now we turn our attention toward “What is your dream job?” This kind of question seems pretty straightforward, however, you can think strategically about every question an interviewer asks. This way you can make sure your answer lines up with your goals.  Your true dream…

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