how to prepare for a sales job interview

How to Prepare For a Sales Job Interview

Sales is one of the best careers out there, and one of the highest paying if you find the right company and industry (more on this later). But how do you prepare for a sales job interview to land the job? This article is going to show you EXACTLY how, in detail, step-by-step. If you have […]

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How to Tell If You’re Being Discriminated Against In Your Job Search

Discrimination in a hiring process is illegal, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t happen. Unfortunately, preconceived notions and prejudices that the hiring manager personally holds may prevent you from getting a job that you’re qualified for. Job search discrimination can come in many different forms. From racial and age discrimination to sexist questions and attitudes, many […]

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1 Simple Trick To Make Your LinkedIn Profile Stand Out (In 3 Minutes)

There’s a lot of competition on LinkedIn, so if you’re looking for a job you need a few tricks to stand out. In this article I’m going to show you a little-known technique you can use to make your profile immediately catch attention from recruiters (and anyone else who reads it). Note: This is what I’d […]

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Career Change at age 50+

How to Make a Job or Career Change at 50+

Going through a job or career change at 50+ can be challenging, especially if you’ve been with the same company for years. Fortunately there are a few things you can do to make sure you get interviews and end your job search successfully. We invited professional resume writer Virginia Franco to share 7 “musts” when changing jobs or careers […]

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How to Prepare for an Informational Interview

While not as formal as a typical job interview, an informational interview can be just as nerve-racking. It might even be more intimidating if you don’t know how to prepare for it. There’s a lot of information out there about preparing for a typical job interview, but it can be difficult to find useful resources […]

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20 Great Answers For Why You Left Your Last Job

One of the most common interview questions you’ll face: “Why did you leave your last job?” Maybe you left under odd circumstances and don’t want to share the whole truth. But you’re not sure what to say instead. Or maybe you think you’ve got a pretty solid reason for why you left your last job, but […]

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What to Put on a Resume: 5 Must-Have Sections and How to Write Them

If you’re job searching and wondering what to put on a resume, you’re in the right place… We’re going to go step-by-step through the five most important resume sections, including: How to write each section What information you need to include if you want to get the interview What information to leave off After the […]

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How to Use LinkedIn “Open Candidates” to Hide Your Job Search (Plus More New Features)

If you’ve been on LinkedIn lately you might have noticed a new feature called LinkedIn Open Candidates. You can use it to “signal” recruiters that you’re open to new opportunities, without your employer seeing… At least in theory. But does it really work? Let’s look at how to use LinkedIn Open Candidates, along with the pros and […]

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Resume Writing Checklist: 5 Steps to Get Your Resume Ready for Today’s Job Market

Picture this: You’ve been working for the same company for maybe 3, 5, or 10 years, you haven’t really needed to “interview” for a job because you are extremely well-networked, and you are positive that you have the communication skills to convince someone to hire you. In short, you know what you are doing in […]

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Effective Job Search Networking in 3 Steps: Identify, Connect, Reciprocate

A standout resume and LinkedIn profile are only half of the battle for job seekers. The second, and equally important half, is getting your profile in front of the right people. That’s where networking comes in. Effective networking is how you get your resume in front of the perfect person at the perfect time for […]

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Best Linkedin Profile Tips for Finding a Job

The 5 Best LinkedIn Profile Tips From a Recruiter

I’m going to share my five best LinkedIn profile tips to help you get noticed immediately by recruiters, employers, and anyone else who is searching for talent on LinkedIn. You want more clicks and views, but you also need to impress people once they click or they’ll just leave. So we’ll cover how to get clicks, but also how to […]

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How to Improve Your LinkedIn Profile: The #1 Best LinkedIn Tip

The #1 Trick to Boost Your LinkedIn Profile: LinkedIn Recommendations

There are 450 million users on LinkedIn. If you’re looking for a new job or trying to get noticed, you need a way to stand out. In this article you’ll learn my #1 LinkedIn profile tip for job seekers (and anyone else who wants to make their LinkedIn grab the viewer’s attention)- How to quickly and […]

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