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What Is Networking and How Does It Help You Find a Job?

8/1/19

Networking. For some, it’s a dirty word. Does it conjure up images of people standing around a room, balancing drinks in one hand and plates of overcooked, fried appetizers garnished with wilted vegetables in the other? You may wonder, “Is … Read more

5 Ways to Calm Your Interview Nerves

7/25/19

You can’t seem to help it: every time you go into an interview it feels like you’re venturing into a lion’s den. Your body stiffens and your palms begin to sweat. You tell yourself to take a deep breath, but … Read more

End Your Interview on a High Note with This Question

7/11/19

One of your top priorities as a job candidate should be to end your interview with a power punch – something that’ll make you stand out and show your enthusiasm. Unfortunately, sometimes that’s hard to do, especially when so many … Read more

Things Never to Say in an Interview

7/4/19

Interviewing can be a delicate process. Employers want you to succeed, but their primary goal is to find someone who fits their company and brings the necessary skills. It doesn’t take much to create a bad impression, Here are some … Read more

How to Answer: “What is your weakness?”

6/27/19

It’s a commonly asked interview question: “What is your weakness?” Employers ask it for insight into how you respond to such a question as well as the substance of your answer. Here are some tips for effective replies.  See video … Read more

Coping with Difficult Interviews and Questions

6/13/19

Early in my career, I interviewed with a woman I knew outside of the professional arena. She told me I could come in to discuss working with her. Because we knew each other, I figured she had a good grasp … Read more

Elements of a Cover Letter

6/6/19

Following the header and company contact information, your letter has three primary components: the introduction, the body, and the closing. Each has a distinct purpose. Writing Preparation Before you begin, make some notes about what you want to highlight. Which … Read more

Why You Need a Cover Letter

5/30/19

Do you really need to send a cover letter with your résumé? The answer is yes. Even though many resumes are now uploaded to online systems, or sent via e-mail or other electronic methods, a cover letter or a shorter … Read more