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Phone Interview Tips – Part 2 – During the Phone Interview

This is the second article in a 2-part series about phone interview tips; to read part 1, please visit the link below. As you read in Phone Interviews – Part 1: Preparing for the Phone Interview, phone interviews are used quite frequently as a screening tool in the interview process.  The importance of preparing in advance […]

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Phone Interviews – Part 1: Preparing for the Phone Interview

This is the first article in a 2-part series about phone interviews; to read part 2, please visit the link at the bottom of the article. Phone interviews are a pretty popular screening tool in the interview process.  You may find yourself in two or three “screening” calls before ever speaking with a hiring manager.  […]

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Interview Tips & Strategy

So you applied to a position that looks like it will be a perfect fit for your skills, it looks like an ideal career step forward in both responsibility and salary and you are so eager for the interview, you are bouncing in your seat like a kid on the way to Disneyland. How do […]

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Tips for Writing a Great Cover Letter

Let’s face it – writing a cover letter can be kind of intimidating. You know the rule that you should customize each letter you send out to be specific to the job/company/manager you are applying to, but sometimes just getting the basic letter template together can seem like a momentous task.  If you are like many others, you […]

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Writing a Thank You Letter after the Interview

It can be extremely challenging for some job seekers to know how to professionally follow-up after a great interview. Following the tips below will help you to craft a gracious thank you note. What is the purpose of a Thank You Letter? Expressing thanks for the interviewer’s time and attention. Recapping why you would be […]

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Does Your Resume Work for You?

If your resume is not working hard for you, there are several things that you may need to consider before you throw your hands up in frustration. You can have another person read your resume to see if there is something glaring that they notice (that maybe you did not) and also, be sure to […]

Common Interview Mistakes

Some Common Mistakes Made When Interviewing …

Interviewing can be an extremely stressful experience for some (if not all). Preparing in advance for your interview is the surest safeguard to making certain that your interview goes off without a hitch. Check out some of the common pitfalls that happen during and after an interview – be sure not to make these mistakes […]

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Preparing for the Interview

So we all like to think we know what to do when preparing for an interview, but sometimes we still fall short of the goal of “wowing” the potential employer. Sometimes it’s worth it to go back to the basics to see what you could have done differently. Below, please find some tips to help […]