All posts by Biron Clark

How many references should you have

How Many References Should You Have?

Most employers will ask for references before offering you the job. But how many references do you need? And who should you use as a reference? As a former recruiter, I’m going to answer these questions and share my #1 tip for how to make sure you’re giving GOOD references that won’t cost you the […]

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What to do when you get fired unfairly - steps

What to Do When You Get Fired Unfairly

Getting fired unfairly can be difficult mentally and financially. There are some key steps you can take to bounce back, though. As a former recruiter, I’m going to share what steps you should take if you’ve been fired unfairly and/or if you feel you’ve been a victim of wrongful termination. Note: If you were fired […]

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Asking salary in an interview - when and how to ask

Asking Salary in an Interview: How and When to Ask

If you’re planning on asking about salary in a job interview, this guide is for you. There’s a right and wrong way to ask, and your timing matters, too. Asking incorrectly can derail your interview and cost you job offers. As a former recruiter, I’m going to share how and when to bring up the […]

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How often do people change jobs - and why

How Often do People Change Jobs? (And Why?)

We surveyed 2,100+ professionals regarding their job change habits and frequency, in an attempt to answer two questions: How often do people change jobs? Why do people change jobs? Below, we’ll share our findings. How Often do People Change Jobs? On average, people change jobs every 2.73 years, or approximately every two years and nine […]

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2 week notice copy and paste resignation letter

2-Week Notice Resignation Letter (Copy and Paste)

In this article, I’m going to give you a sample two-weeks’ notice resignation letter to copy and paste when you quit your job. This letter provides two-weeks’ notice and offers to assist in a smooth transition of your workload, which your employer will appreciate. Make sure you read until the end because I’ll also include […]

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How to say you're a quick learner on resume

Don’t Say You’re a Quick Learner on Your Resume

When I worked as a recruiter, two of the most common phrases that I saw on resumes were “quick learner” and “fast learner.” Yet these terms mean very little to hiring managers. Every job seeker can (and often does) claim this without evidence. Coming up, I’ll share examples of what to say instead of “quick […]

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Teamwork interview questions and answers

17 Teamwork Interview Questions and Answers

In this article, we’ll look at 17 of the most common teamwork interview questions (including behavioral interview questions about teamwork). If you’re a job seeker pursuing a team-oriented role, prepare to answer the questions below to boost your odds of getting hired. Teamwork Behavioral Interview Questions Many of the teamwork interview questions you’ll face will […]

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How to say no to a recruiter

How to Say No to a Recruiter (5 Examples)

If you’re wondering how to say no to a recruiter, this article has you covered. After working for five years as a recruiter, I’m going to give you examples of how to tell a recruiter you’re not interested. These will work if you’re trying to stop an overly-aggressive recruiter from messaging you. Or, if a […]

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Steps in interview process

Steps in the Interview Process: What to Expect

As a former recruiter, I’m going to share all of the steps in the interview process so you’ll know what to expect and how to be successful. Plus I’ll cover some key mistakes to avoid in each job interview step, so make sure to read until the end. Key takeaways: You’ll typically start the interview […]

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Highest paying business jobs

8 Highest Paying Business Jobs

If you’re looking for high-paying business jobs/careers, this list will help you immediately. We’re going to cover 8 of the highest-paying jobs you can get with a business degree (or even without) so that you can pick the right business career and earn more. Highest-Paid Business Jobs: Salesperson Average salary (sales manager): $102,816 (according to […]

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How to negotiate higher hourly wage

How to Negotiate a Higher Hourly Wage

In the next 10 minutes, I’m going to show you how to negotiate hourly pay to get the highest possible rate. This is based on years of experience working as a recruiter. Whether you’re entering a salary negotiation for a new role or trying to negotiate a higher hourly wage in your current job, these […]

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How to negotiate salary over the phone

How to Negotiate Salary Over the Phone

Negotiating salary over the phone is a chance to get a higher offer with little to no risk… if you approach the salary negotiation correctly. But there are also some critical mistakes to avoid when negotiating salary and key tips you want to take advantage of before and during your salary phone call. Coming up, […]

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