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9 Tips to Ace Your Phone Interviews

Job hunting is a long and tricky process. You’ve reached out to countless companies, uploaded dozens of personalized cover letters and résumés and, low and behold, you finally landed the initial phone interview!

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Three Things to Bring to an Interview

Interviews are your chance to demonstrate you are the best candidate for an employer’s opening. Being prepared for the interview is essential.

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What Do Interviewers Really Want to Know?

Hiring personnel – whether human resources or manager - want to know who is the best candidate for their opening. How do they make their final selection, especially when there are a number of qualified candidates?

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Interviewing for Information: Open and Closed Ended Questions

We exchange information in interviews. Just as employers ask questions to determine who they would like to hire, job seekers ask questions to understand if the job is a right fit for them.

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Why Ask Questions During an Interview?

Why should we ask questions during a job interview? There are a number of reasons.

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Employer Expectations are Changing: Five Things You Need to Know About Resumes

If it has been a while (or even a couple of years) since you were in the job market, there are things you need to know. Employers’ expectations have changed.

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About Recruiters, Part Four

Can external recruiters – staffing or executive search firms - help with your job search? Yes! You will want to present yourself as a good candidate.

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About Recruiters, Part Three

A common question that job seekers have is why they do not hear back from companies or recruiters after a job application or interview. Let’s explore some scenarios to get a sense of what’s happening on the other side of the hiring table.

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About Recruiters, Part Two

In part two of our four-part series on recruiting, let’s explore the advantage of external recruiters to both the job seeker and employer.

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About Recruiters, Part One

Job hunters may wonder about recruiters. Today, in the first of a series, we will explore some common industry terms.

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Cell Phone Do’s and Don’ts during In-Person Job Interviews

Cell phones provide immediate communication so you can always be available if you wish.

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Career Success via Options Other than a College Degree: Apprenticeship, Industry Credential or Learning a Trade

For much of the past 40 years, we heard a college degree is the way to get ahead. The Georgetown Center for Workforce Development and Education has done extensive analysis to demonstrate that, while two out of three entry-level jobs in the industrial economy demanded a high school diploma or less, now two out of three jobs demand at least some education or training beyond high school.

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