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You’re making all the right moves during your job search. You’re taking advantage of every opportunity, leaning on every network contact, and leaving no stone unturned and no tool unused. You aren’t wasting time and you certainly aren’t letting any potential job leads slip through the cracks. But despite your best efforts, you may still… read the rest »

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In our modern digital age, the candidate search process extends well beyond the information presented in a cover letter and resume. Most employers begin with these two documents, and they use them to screen an initial pool of likely contenders. But by the time candidate reviews reach the final round, most employers have searched online… read the rest »

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 When you read over the job post for the first time, your eyes lit up. And as you drafted your cover letter and resume and sent them off, you crossed your fingers and hoped for an interview invitation. But since that time, you’ve received new information and at this point, your feelings have changed. Now… read the rest »

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You’re a mid-career professional with years of workplace experience and few job-search ups and downs under your belt. You’ve lost a job unexpectedly at least once (maybe several times), and you’ve been through your share of resume revisions, interviews, and patient, anxious sessions of waiting by the phone. As you watch younger millennial candidates go… read the rest »

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As your interviewer looks over your resume and asks you to describe your previous position, you’ll keep your answers positive and impressive. You’ll describe how your last job made use of your key skills, how you handled broad responsibilities, and how you thrived within that role. But at some point, your interviewer may ask a… read the rest »

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 Your job search process is officially underway, but as you start making contact with potential employers, you might consider speeding up the process by implementing a long-term strategic plan. Just like any other project you’ve completed both in and outside of the workplace, planning can help you stay focused on your goals, and a smart… read the rest »

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So you didn’t land the job of your dreams. It happens. You prepared an amazing pitch, rehearsed your answers to predictable questions, and dressed your best. You carried printed copies of your resume to hand over, and you bent over backwards to show up on time. But despite your best efforts, you just received a… read the rest »

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As you prepare for your upcoming interview, you can be sure that some of your employer’s questions will involve out-of-nowhere curveballs that will test your ability to think on your feet. But many others will be time-worn, predictable chestnuts that you can—and should—anticipate in advance. There’s a very strong chance your employer will ask questions… read the rest »

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You made it! After days of nervous rehearsal and tweaks to your elevator pitch, you finally had your moment in the spotlight. And you made the most of it. You answered every question with style and flair and you demonstrated all the preparation, poise and talent that your employers claim to need. You didn’t ramble,… read the rest »