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Top 128 Common Job Interview Questions

One of the best (and easiest) ways to prepare for your interview is to read through sample interview questions that you’re likely to be asked. Why? Even if they don’t ask the exact questions you read, these questions will give you ideas you can use in many answers. Reading through sample questions or common interview questions […]

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How to Find a New Job After Being Fired

How To Find A New Job After Being Fired (Without Losing Your Sanity)

Sometimes things don’t go quite as planned. Perhaps your last job was going along smoothly (or so you thought)—and then—you were fired. While you can certainly mourn the job loss and examine why it happened, the next step is clear—you have to find a new position. So, where do you start? Follow the steps below […]

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How To Format Your Resume For Success

Nothing shuts down your job search faster than a resume with formatting issues. The checklist below will show you how to format your resume step-by-step so you don’t miss anything. Use this checklist to: Make sure your resume is ready when proofreading or editing Make sure you’re setting your resume up correctly when starting to write or update it. […]

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These 4 Resume Mistakes Are Killing Your Job Search

There are a lot of resume mistakes to avoid and a ton of articles about the topic. It can get overwhelming, we know. So we decided to make it simpler and focus on what we call the “big 4”. This list will quickly walk you through 4 common and dangerous resume mistakes that will cost you […]

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How to Prepare for a Skype or Video Interview

Employers and universities are using more and more technology in their interview process… so don’t be surprised if your next interview includes a Skype or video call. But how can you get ready for your Skype or video interview if you’ve never actually participated in one before? Read on for tips on how to prepare — both the […]

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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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