Category Archive: Interviewing

Career Fairs & How to be a ‘Match’

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Career Fairs show case match-making between employers and job seekers. Numerous screening interviews take place under one roof, and under a few hours. If you are not a fit, you will not be selected by the recruiter for the next round. Only those that ‘match’ proceed to the employer site.   College Campuses are an ideal place …

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Book of Answers for your Career Questions

Looking for a book with answers to all your career questions? Sorry. It doesn’t exist. But, the internet is the next best thing. If you are about to take a step in your career, use it. The more information you start with, the better off you will be in making a decision.  Access to career …

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Is Your College Career Center A Placement Agency?

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I am a college career counselor and I love what I do. The problem is most students do not know all that their Career Services Department has to offer them in college. Most students utilize career services only around the time of graduation thinking it is a placement agency. College career counselors do help connect individuals …

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Wrapping Up Your Career Choices

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Many of us have begun to formulate goals for next year. Before we can officially ring in the ‘new’, we have to review what needs an overhaul from last year’s career moves.  Ask yourself these 5 questions to see what you could have done differently last year. How thankful were you? Too often job seekers …

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Cover Letters That Get You More Interviews

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Cover letters are an over looked tool in the job search arena. Most job seekers do not write cover letters when applying for a position, and others do generic cover letters that do not make an impact.  I have contact with a variety of employers on a daily basis that offer their feedback on the …

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4 Reasons Why HR Never Called You For That Job Interview

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It’s been over a month, and still no call from HR for that job you applied to months ago. There are a few things you need to keep in mind about what’s happening behind the scenes. You may never get a call back from human resource professionals for these 4 reasons: 1)Recruiters Don’t Have Time …

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Job Search in a Nutshell: The 3 Must-Do’s

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Last year I won 1st place in JobMob’s 2011 blogging contest. This year’s article not only won a Grand Prize, but was also voted ‘Most Liked’. It was written for job seekers to maximize on the use of their time, energy, and resources.  Get started on these 3 must-do’s and take your job search in the …

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The ‘Job Search Trio’: Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn

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Networking face to face in a job search by getting out of the house and meeting people is a necessity. Now pairing that with a social media strategy only increases your chances of getting hired faster. You should build a professional image that markets your skill set and is in sync with where you want …

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Basic Guidelines for any Interview

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Too many candidates are going to interviews unprepared.  I am shocked when I hear stories of how people do not know the basics.  Always remember, if you get the interview that is your one chance of getting the job you want!  Don’t miss out.  Before the Interview Research the company.  It’s also good to research …

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