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How to prepare for a Skype interview—and other virtual interviews

You’re on the job hunt, and when it comes to interviewing, you’ve got it down. You have a killer handshake. You can enter the room like you…

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What to bring to a job interview

When you’re walking into a job interview, you don’t want to wing it. Preparation leads to confidence, so knowing what to expect can help you to…

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How to age-proof your resume

Writing a resume can be difficult for everyone, but for those 50 years of age or older, it can be even more difficult. Maybe they’ve been out of the…

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What should a resume look like in 2020?

Jobs have changed so much in recent years. If you’re not up on the latest programs, apps, or skills in your field (SEO ability, anyone?), you might not…

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This common mistake can cost you the job — and it happens after the interview

There are a few pieces of interview advice that are burned into my brain better than any Britney Spears song, which is really saying something.

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Don’t let impostor syndrome derail your next interview

Job interviews can make even the most confident person feel vulnerable. No matter how well you’ve prepared, there’s no way to know for sure…

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6 ways you must research a company before an interview

You’ve been invited in for an interview at a company you’re jazzed about. The opportunity is a perfect fit for your experience and expertise, and…

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Best times and days to submit your resumé and job application

Did you know that applying for a job on a Saturday decreases your chances of landing an interview? Or that including an objective on your…

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A woman who has reviewed over 50,000 resumés says these are the 7 most annoying mistakes she sees

When Tina Nicolai began working as a recruiter for Walt Disney World in the late 1990s, she noticed…

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You can overcome a long gap in your résumé

How long can you step out of the workforce without sinking your career? The answer may surprise you. Employers are rushing to interview applicants with…

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How to network: 18 easy networking tips you haven’t heard before

When you learn how to network, it doesn’t just improve your career — it improves your personal life too. The best networkers don’t just have…

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What words should you never say when being interviewed for a job?

Here are a few that are considered “red flag words” by interviewers. Avoid these because these words don’t do you any favors. I’ve listed…

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13 tips for the perfect phone interview

Job interviews can be an intimidating experience. When the interview takes place over the phone, it can be even trickier. Awkward silences seem to be…

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6 tough interview questions (and how to answer them)

So you’ve landed an interview — congratulations! — standing out in a sea of resumes is no easy feat, but now it’s time to knock your interviewer’s socks off.

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6 super unique questions to ask at the end of a job interview

When you are sitting in the hot seat, hopeful — and anxious — about a promising opportunity, it doesn’t feel like interviewing is a two-way street.

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