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3 Awkward Interview Questions Commonly Asked (And How to Respond)

3 Awkward Interview Questions Commonly Asked (And How to Respond)

Talking about yourself under pressure is enough to make anyone freeze. Here’s help to answer a few of the more difficult interview questions. We’ll probably never enjoy being interviewed for a job. In fact, three questions, in particular, are at the top of the Most Dreaded Job Interview Questions list. To help you ace them, […]

December 17, 2022 | By | Reply More
What Should You Give Your Laid Off Loved One or Friend this Season?

What Should You Give Your Laid Off Loved One or Friend this Season?

  When it comes to gift giving this year, indulgences are out, as many job seekers ask for sustainable and useful presents.   This has been one of the toughest years businesses have faced in recent times. Those hit the hardest are the employees who received calls or messages with the news that their companies […]

December 14, 2022 | By | Reply More
Do Buzzwords and Cliches Make Your Resume Sound Less Powerful?

Do Buzzwords and Cliches Make Your Resume Sound Less Powerful?

  “Resume buzzwords have two major problems. First, everyone uses them, so they’re not going to help you stand out. More importantly? They’re vague, and don’t really tell hiring managers anything about your qualifications.” SmartRecruiters.com   In today’s job market, you have only a few options that will ensure you land an interview: being born […]

December 7, 2022 | By | Reply More
Yes, You Need a Resume Summary Statement. Here’s Why.

Yes, You Need a Resume Summary Statement. Here’s Why.

Do you really need a resume summary? Yes, you do! Studies have shown over half of recruiter-scanned resumes were disregarded for missing a professional summary statement.   In this post: What is a Resume Summary? How a resume summary helps your interview chances. Why resumes lack professional summary statements. Writing a resume summary. Free resume […]

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Job Searching: Why Is It So Hard to Land a Remote Position?

Job Searching: Why Is It So Hard to Land a Remote Position?

  Job searching is hard. But finding a remote job can prove even harder. Despite remote work becoming more a norm than just a trend, job seekers need to adopt a different mindset if they want to land a remote position.   Past workforce trends were once responsible for the inability of people to work […]

November 24, 2022 | By | Reply More
From Fired, to Fired Up! 6 Positive Choices to Keep You Motivated

From Fired, to Fired Up! 6 Positive Choices to Keep You Motivated

  You’re out of a job. That’s the bad news. The good news, says author Jon Gordon, is that by making a few positive choices you’ll not only make your job search a thousand times more pleasant, you’ll actually make it successful.   The days following those fateful words, “We have to let you go,” […]

November 20, 2022 | By | Reply More