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Should I Use a Recruiter in My Job Search?

You need a new job and you want it to be as painless as possible. So you’re wondering… “Should I use a recruiter in my job search?” The answer is “it depends.” I’m going to show you how to decide for yourself if you should use a recruiter. First things first… we need to separate the two […]

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Pymetrics: The One Tool You Need to Find the Perfect Job

Trying to find the perfect job is stressful. If you choose a well-fitted role, you can set yourself up for an enjoyable and productive work life. However, if you end up in a role you aren’t well suited for, you could end up spending years unfulfilled. To make this important decision, most recruiting processes today […]

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Why Can’t I Find a Job? 16 Common Reasons

If you’ve been job searching for more than a month and haven’t gotten the results you want, this article is going to help you answer “Why can’t I find a job?” Go through the scenarios below, decide which one describes your situation best, and read what you need to do to fix it and get […]

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Top 8 Video Interview Questions and Answers to Practice

There are a few video interview questions that hiring managers LOVE to ask. And you need to be ready for them, because they usually come at the start of the interview and set the tone for the entire conversation. So we’re going to cover 8 common video interview questions and how to answer them.  For […]

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What is Your Greatest Strength? Answer Samples

When interviewers ask “what is your greatest strength?”, there are a couple of things they’re looking to hear. There are also a few things they really do NOT want to hear. So in this article, we’re going to look at some sample answers for “what is your greatest strength,” and tips for creating your own […]

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How to Answer “What Is Your Dream Job?” (Interview Question)

Employers like to ask, “what is your dream job?” or “tell me about your dream job” for a few reasons… and there are definitely some mistakes you want to AVOID when answering. In this article, I’ll walk you through why hiring managers ask about your dream job and the best way to answer. Let’s get […]

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Best Elevator Pitch With Examples For Job Seekers

  In this article I’m going to quickly show you some great elevator pitch examples for job seekers, plus how to go create your own quickly and easily so you can find a job faster. First Things First… What Is An Elevator Pitch? Essentially it’s a short summary about yourself and what you do, in […]

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Answers to “Where Do You See Yourself in 5 Years?”

One of the most common interview questions you’ll hear is: Where do you see yourself in 5 years? (or 2 years, 10 years, etc.) The problem: Who honestly knows where they’ll be in that amount of time?  The trick is: Employers don’t actually expect you to know when answering this question. They’re just looking for […]

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The 105 Best Questions to Ask an Interviewer

The most overlooked key to job interview success: The questions you ask in the interview. They can be the deciding factor in whether or not you’re hired. I’ve seen it first hand. So… do you have a plan for what you’re going to ask when they put you in the hot seat? Here’s a list of 100+ great questions to ask […]

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How to Beat Applicant Tracking Systems With Your Resume

If you’re applying for jobs online, it’s crucial to know how to get past the applicant tracking system (“ATS” for short) Most employers use these automated systems to check your resume for keywords and other crucial info before a real person sees the document. And without the right information, presented in a way that the […]

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How to Use LinkedIn Easy Apply to Get Interviews

The brutal truth of job searching is this: If you want to find a job fast, you need to apply for a high number of jobs.  Companies post job openings and then change their mind. Or they change the requirements. Or they decide to “hold off” for a month, which turns into three months or […]

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“Why Do You Want This Job?” Best Answers

There are some VERY common mistakes to avoid when answering “why do you want this job?”… so I’m going to walk you through the EXACT steps to follow to give a great answer and avoid any traps or mistakes that will cost you job offers! Let’s get started… Here’s the best method for answering “why […]

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