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  • 11 Ways to Completely Sabotage Your Interview

    You know the formula for success: A solid resume + a great phone interview = an in-person interview. Acing the in-person interview will put you a few steps closer to an offer letter, but a bad, or even mediocre interview can completely knock you out of the running. What’s the best way to do well? […]

  • Why Was My Interview so Short?

    Generally, in-person interviews last between 30 minutes to an hour. So, what does it mean when your interview was shorter than that timeframe? If your in-person interview ended before the average 45-minute mark, you were probably left wondering, “why was my interview so short?” It can be easy to psych yourself out, but don’t assume […]

  • Secrets to Scheduling an Interview

    If you’re on the job hunt, you know how exciting it can be to receive a call from a recruiter who wants to set up an in-person interview with you. As with any facet of your job search, you want to ensure that you’re putting your best foot forward and appearing as a complete professional. […]

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    How to Respond to a Job Offer

    You did it! You aced the interviews, dazzled the hiring manager, and were offered the job. Congratulations, your hard work has paid off and now it’s time to accept the offer. We cover the do’s and don’ts of how to respond to a job offer below, and have the tips you’ve been looking for to […]

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    The Complete Guide: Video and Skype Interviews

    We’ve given you 10 Interview Questions and Answers as well as 5 Tips for a Great Interview. Now, we dive into five of our best video interview tips. The best of both worlds, a Skype interview gets you face-to-face time with an employer while still allowing you to feel relaxed in the comfort of your […]

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    Questions to Ask in an Interview

    When you’re prepping for an interview, you’re generally focused on what questions you’ll be asked and how best to respond. Because of this, many interviewees aren’t ready when the tables turn and it’s their time to ask the questions. You’d be surprised by the number of candidates don’t ask anything at all, either because they’re […]

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    What to Bring to an Interview

    When preparing for an interview, you consider what to wear, do your research about the company, and practice responding to common interview questions, but that’s not where your prep should end. Make sure you have everything you need to bring to the interview, too. We’ve outlined what to bring to an interview and created a […]

  • Man writing a thank you email on his computer after an interview

    How to Write a Thank You Email After an Interview

    Following up after an interview with a thank you note can help you stand out as a candidate. You can send your thank you a few ways: via email, snail mail, or LinkedIn message. Below are helpful tips and free templates for writing an interview thank you email. When to Send Your Thank You Timing […]

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    What to Wear to an Interview (For Women)

    First impressions are powerful, and you don’t often get the chance to change someone’s perception of you. What you wear to a job interview is almost as important as what you say in the interview, so it’s important to dress appropriately. For most positions, business casual is an acceptable choice – but what exactly is […]

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    Interview Shoes for Women

    Everyone wants to put their best foot forward in an interview, and what you wear plays a big part in helping you land the job! Dressing professionally shows the interviewer how serious you are about getting the position. Set yourself up to (positively) stand out from the competition by making the right choice in attire. […]

  • 10 Common Interview Questions

    “Tell us about yourself.” Most interviews start off with a variation of this question. When answering, stick to a brief summary of your professional background. The interviewer wants to get to know you, but this isn’t the time to share your life’s story. Avoid talking about your age, religion, marital status or other protected information, […]

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    Tips for a Phone Interview

    Many organizations rely on phone interviews as the first step in their interview process. Often, a phone call is the first interaction you’ll have with a company after submitting your initial application, so it’s important to make a lasting impression. We’ve compiled our top tips for a phone interview along with everything else you’ll need […]

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