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Resume & Career Strategies for Your Success

Let’s Get You Ready for Your Phone Interview

Hiring Managers and Recruiters are Screening for Risks They want to validate your qualifications and see if you’re a fit. The goal is to discover who you are, what you can contribute, what you know about the company, and why you want to work there. A phone interview can quickly get those answers. Important: Likely, the…
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The Awkwardness of the Handshake

The handshake in a business setting is a long-standing tradition. A firm handshake is often used as a judgment of character. How will you navigate the new societal norms graciously and stay mindful of the health of everyone? When job searching or interviewing, the best strategy is to follow the lead of the interviewer. If…
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Let’s Get You Ready for Your Video Interview

Take a deep breath. You got this. You probably use or know about FaceTime or Skype with friends. In this instance, it is a job interview, so the situation is a bit more formal. This time the objective is to convey career information, establish your credentials/value, present your personality and attributes. Easy. Let’s Get You…
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Let’s Get You Ready for Your Digital Interview – Computer Recorded Questions

Digital interviews are cost effective for companies. They allow a first-level screening with little staff time and no travel for all parties involved. Talking to a camera or computer without human input or responses may feel unnatural and nerve-wracking. However, you will receive instructions about what is expected of you and how to respond. Listen…
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Let’s Get You Ready for Your In-Person Interview

Most job seekers are so happy to receive an invitation to an interview they seldom think beyond going in to answer a few questions. The truth is you need a strategy. It would help if you determined your desired outcome. You need to know what the company needs and how to present your value as…
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You Are the CEO of Your Career

Yes, you are the CEO of your career. Almost everything in the workplace has changed from how work is done to how you move ahead. Your employer has dismantled its career ladder. There is no guaranteed career track for promotions. Now you must seriously give some thought to managing your career. You will need a…
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Strategies for Job Searching Online and Networking

Finding a job that fits your skills, experience, and work preferences is a job in itself. You will need preparation, patience, and a viable plan. Every jobseeker wants a successful conclusion to their search. These “Insider Tips” will help you execute your search. Use these checklists to find your new job faster. Successful job searching…
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DIY Resumes and Cover Letters

Finding a job that fits your skills, experience, and work preferences is a job in itself. You will need preparation, patience, and a viable plan. Every jobseeker wants a successful conclusion to their search. These “Insider Tips” will help you execute your search. Use these checklists to find your new job faster. Resumes and Cover…
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Using Social Media for Job Searching

Finding a job that fits your skills, experience, and work preferences is a job in itself. You will need preparation, patience, and a viable plan. Every jobseeker wants a successful conclusion to their search. These “Insider Tips” will help you execute your search. Use these checklists to find your new job faster. Social Media Social…
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