• When to Reject a Job Offer

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    You got the job! But something doesn’t seem quite right… How do you know when to reject a job offer? Maybe the salary wasn’t quite what you expected, you don’t feel you’ll get along with the hiring manager, or you just don’t think the company is the right fit for you. Whatever the reason may […]

  • The Best Email Template for Declining an Internship

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    You were offered the internship – but you can’t accept it. Perhaps another opportunity has come about, or your schedule simply won’t allow you to take on any more responsibilities. While it’s unfortunate, the good news is you can decline the offer without ruining your professional reputation. There are a few rules to follow when […]

  • The Best Email Template for Accepting an Internship

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    You did it – you landed the internship! All the time you’ve spent perfecting your resume, LinkedIn profile, and interview skills have led up to this moment. The offer letter is sitting in your inbox, waiting to be signed and sent back, so let’s get to it. Below you’ll find the best email template for […]

  • 3 Things Not to Say in an Interview

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    Saying the wrong thing during an interview can cost you the job. Being nervous or unprepared increases your chances of accidentally saying something you’ll regret. You can’t take back something you’ve said, so it’s a good idea to prepare for tough questions ahead of time. There are a few questions that are guaranteed to come […]

  • 5 Tips for a Great Interview

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    Dress to Impress Even if the job you’re applying for won’t require you to wear a suit, it’s a good idea to dress professionally. Show the interviewer that you take the interview seriously. Jeans and a nice shirt are not an appropriate outfit. At the minimum, you should wear slacks and a matching blazer. The […]

  • 6 Common Mistakes Made on a Resume

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    1. Misspellings The number one thing to watch out for on a resume is misspellings! Recruiters get dozens, if not hundreds, of resumes in response to a job listing. They’re looking for reasons to disqualify candidates – don’t let a simple spelling mistake ruin your chances of getting an interview. One area where spelling mistakes […]

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    Unhappy at your current job? Looking for your first full-time gig, or switching careers? You’re in the right place. Welcome to Getting You Hired, your number one source for all things job search related! We’re dedicated to giving you the very best job seeking advice, with a focus on resumes, interviews, and professional profiles. Launched […]