6 Common Mistakes to Avoid in a Job Interview

by Guest Author, Sandra Dawes-Chatha Job interviews can be nerve-wracking, especially when you feel the job perfectly fits your skills and career goals. You should be aware of a few things that can sabotage your chances of making a good impression on the hiring manager. The following list includes actions you should avoid and what…

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13 Bad Interview Habits That Will Keep You From Being Hired

by Guest Author, Gabrielle Olya Getting called for a job interview — especially now, in an extremely difficult job market — is a major feat in itself. Of course, you want to make it to the next round or, even better, get a call offering you the job. Unfortunately, it doesn’t always work out that way. Sometimes…

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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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First Impressions: Get it right the first time!

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First impressions happen automatically. We can’t help it. It is crazy how fast our brains work. In the first few seconds of meeting someone you form an opinion about them. It’s hard to undo this opinion. In the professional world, first impressions are crucial. Here are some tips to make sure you get it right!…

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10 Clues to Solving Criminally Bad Interviewing!

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by Pierre G. Daunic, Ph.D., CCM How are your interviewing skills? Other than gaining exposure to job marketing channels, perhaps no other part of a career search is as neglected as preparing for an interview.  Job hunts are thus often unduly prolonged, costing the job seeker time, money, and peace of mind.  So here are…

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