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10 Important Details Interviewers Notice

Diane Gottsman | Posted 06.27.2014 | Business
Diane Gottsman

Your interviewer is making judgments based on what they see throughout the interview. It's your responsibility to minimize negative distractions and let your skills and personality shine.

The 10 Questions You Should Be Asking A Potential Employer

Next Avenue | Joe Konop | Posted 06.21.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Joe Konop Many job seekers focus so hard on answering interview questions well that they forget something very impor...

Help Your Kids Get Their Summer Jobs

Neale Godfrey | Posted 07.08.2014 | Parents
Neale Godfrey

I'm sure they're happily looking forward to sleeping-in, unstructured days, mindless hours of video games and eating you out of house and home. Wait! Don't panic. There's still time for them to line up a summer job.

7 Job Interview Dos and Don'ts for the Class of 2014

Amanda Augustine | Posted 06.07.2014 | College
Amanda Augustine

While a college education is a very valuable tool and an amazing experience, it doesn't always prepare you for the job-search process. My ultimate goal is to change that over time.

How To Nail A Job Interview (While Making Employers Both Know And Fear You)

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 04.04.2014 | Comedy

There's no doubt it, job interviews can be stressful. You need to prep your résumé, prove that you're qualified for the position, stand out from a s...

Learning to Love My Unemployed Self

Katie Gibson | Posted 05.06.2014 | Politics
Katie Gibson

I had everything. I had the perfect apartment, the perfect lifestyle (whatever that even means), the perfect husband, the perfect dog, the perfect job. I was bouncy lollipops and rainbows happy. That is, until it all fell apart faster than you can say downsizing.

Click Bait Job Interview

Oren Mendez | Posted 04.02.2014 | Comedy
Oren Mendez

Thank you so much for considering me for this job. I'm going to tell the 10 best reasons to hire me without getting out of your chair. To be honest, I...

How to Knock Their Socks Off in a Job Interview

Susan P. Joyce | Posted 03.26.2014 | Business
Susan P. Joyce

To stand out from the crowd of also-rans, successful job seekers use the interview process to showcase their work ethic and to demonstrate their value as an employee. How does a job seeker avoid striking out? By following this two-step process.

The Things Recruiters Won't Tell You During the Job Interview

Felix Tarcomnicu | Posted 03.11.2014 | Business
Felix Tarcomnicu

Whenever you go for an interview, you need to keep an eye out for things such as dress code and color. Your grooming also plays a role in your success at the interview and it could either be too much or simply not enough.

How To Find A Leader With One Question

Inc. | MARC BARROS | Posted 10.25.2013 | Small Business

Building a great leadership team is one of your most important jobs as CEO. But it can also be one of the hardest. What makes it so hard is tha...

Business Etiquette: The Art of the College Job Search

Diane Gottsman | Posted 12.08.2013 | College
Diane Gottsman

A great resume and strong GPA are not enough to land a job offer. In today's business environment you must be able to demonstrate your knowledge of appropriate behavior during the job search process.

Technology Etiquette for a Skype Interview

Diane Gottsman | Posted 10.07.2013 | Technology
Diane Gottsman

A Skype job interview can be a roaring success or a disappointing disaster if you aren't well prepared. Save yourself the embarrassment by covering all your bases.

5 Interview Tips That Will Impress Any Employer

Uloop | Posted 09.09.2013 | College
Uloop

Every interview is different. Some are nerve-wrecking, interrogative, others unnecessarily friendly. But that doesn't mean you can't prepare for a successful interview.

4 Questions You Must Ask Yourself Before Your Next Job Interview

Lisa Swan | Posted 08.11.2013 | Business
Lisa Swan

You may think simply getting that job interview is enough. But do you have a game plan for getting through it, and actually getting the job?

6 Job-Hunting Tips For Midlifers You Haven't Seen Before

Ann Brenoff | Posted 08.11.2013 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

If you want to be hired by the insanely awesome company, you need to be confident about your place in it. But be yourself. If they wanted another 20-something hipster for the job, you wouldn't be sitting in the room with the interviewer.

5 Ways to Be Unforgettable During Interview - For All the Wrong Reasons!

Grace Williamson | Posted 07.28.2013 | DC
Grace Williamson

Arrive late to your interview, and don't call to let them know you're stuck in traffic. YOU are the main attraction. Make the hiring manager wait and keep them in suspense. This will make meeting you even more exciting!

Inside the STAR Interview Approach: What You Need to Know

Alan Carniol | Posted 07.21.2013 | Business
Alan Carniol

This makes a lot of people sweat. It's a common interviewing technique among many employers: the STAR interview. The acronym stands for Situation, Task, Actions, and Results and it simply summarizes the structure of your work experience.

The Worst Job Interview Mistakes

The Fiscal Times | Maureen Mackey | Posted 05.20.2013 | Business

Fiscal Times: You landed a job interview for a position you really want – but the hiring manager never called you back after it was over. What h...

Job Interview? 3 Tips Guaranteed To Give You The Edge

Mary Eileen Williams | Posted 06.27.2013 | Fifty
Mary Eileen Williams

Job applicants of maturity face extra challenges when they interview and these can create a number of questions and concerns. In fact, if you have an interview coming up, you may well be asking yourself the following.

Basic Interview 'Do': Take a Bath!

Rayanne Thorn | Posted 06.11.2013 | Business
Rayanne Thorn

Having been a recruiter myself, I am often surprised by the blatant errors in judgment displayed by so many jobseekers once they have an opportunity to interview onsite with a company for a new job.

What Employers Can Deduce In 30 Seconds

Posted 03.25.2013 | OWN

By Candace Braun Davison Here's how to make a first impression on a job interview that leads to one final question: "So, when can you start?" ...

Why You Didn't Get the Job: Hiring Managers Tell All

LearnVest | Posted 05.08.2013 | Women
LearnVest

"I'm sorry -- we've actually made an offer to another candidate." It's a phrase any job hunter hates to hear, especially when the days drag on after your initial interview, and you begin to wonder, "Where did I go wrong?"

Quiz: Does This Job Deserve You?

Liz Ryan | Posted 04.22.2013 | Business
Liz Ryan

You have wonderful things to offer an employer -- your brains, instincts, energy and time, for starters -- and you have a flame worth growing. Why dim your flame in the wrong place, when there are people in so many other places who will be happy to know you and collaborate with you?

Can an Engagement Ring Impact Your Career?

The Levo League | Posted 04.22.2013 | Women
The Levo League

Why should a little accessory impact your potential as a candidate for a job? Well, it shouldn't, but as we know, an engagement rings represent a lot more than a piece of jewelry.

The 9 Worst Things People Ever Said to Me in a Job Interview

Kate White | Posted 04.10.2013 | Women
Kate White

Even a strong candidate can blow a job interview with one bad comment. Here are some of the doozies I have heard over the years.