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How to Get the Job While Being Overqualified

How to Get a Job While Being Overqualified

One of the toughest obstacles to getting hired: Being overqualified, or being told you’re overqualified by employers. You might hear it in rejection emails after applying for a job, in an interview question, or when you get feedback after your interview. No matter what, it’s frustrating, demoralizing and difficult to overcome! Don’t worry though, in […]

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Tell Me a Time When You Failed interview question

Answers for “Tell Me a Time When You Failed” – Interview Question

Any time you have a job interview, you’re very likely to hear interview questions like, “tell me a time when you failed.” I’m going to walk you through the best way to answer questions about times when you failed, and how to avoid the traps and mistakes that can cost you the job offer. There […]

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Why Are You Looking to Leave Your Current Job

“Why Are You Looking to Leave Your Current Job?” Best Answers

Job hunting while you’re employed is a great way to advance your career and explore new opportunities. But your answer to, “why are you looking to leave your current job?” can make or break your job interview, and be the difference between getting a job offer and not hearing back from the employer. So I’m […]

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Finding a Job After Self Employment

Finding a Job After Self Employment – Tips for Resumes, Interviews and More

When running your own business or launching a startup doesn’t pan out, many people choose to return to a corporate job for more stability and a steady paycheck. But making the transition and finding a job after self employment isn’t always easy… In this article, I’m going to share some of the best strategies for […]

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what to put on a resume

What to Put on a Resume – Best Structure and Order

One of the most common questions I get: “what do I need to put on my resume? And what order should I put it?” There’s a lot of conflicting info out there about what goes on a resume and how to structure it. So I’m going to share exactly what to put on a resume, […]

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how to show enthusiasm in an interview

How to Show Enthusiasm in an Interview – 6 Ways

You probably heard the advice that you should show enthusiasm in an interview if you want to get the job offer. And it’s true… Hiring managers are more likely to offer you the position if you seem enthusiastic about coming to work for them. So in this article, I’m going to give you six ways […]

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How Do You Know if an Interview Went Well

How Do You Know if an Interview Went Well? (Top 7 Signs)

How do you know if an interview went well or not? While you can never be sure how it went until you hear their final decision, there are a few signs that indicate the interview went pretty well. So I’m going to reveal the top 7 ways you can know if an interview went well […]

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Asking for Feedback After a Job Rejection

Asking for Feedback After a Job Rejection – Do’s and Don’ts

If you’re looking for advice on asking for feedback after a job rejection, you’re in the right place. I’m going to walk you through exactly how to ask employers for feedback, so you can improve and get hired faster. What we’ll cover: When to ask for feedback after getting rejected Should you ask via phone […]

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how to explain job hopping

How to Explain Job Hopping in Cover Letters, Interviews and More

If you’re job searching and looking for how to explain job hopping in cover letters and interviews, you’ve come to the right place. I’m going to show you everything you need to know about explaining your reasons for changing jobs, so you can get hired even if you’ve job-hopped in the past. Plus, we’ll look […]

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resume employment work history examples

Resume Employment History Samples That Get Interviews

  If you’re looking for great resume employment history examples that will get you callbacks and interviews, then you’ve come to the right place. I’m going to walk you through exactly how to list your accomplishments on your resume employment history section to get interviews… and I’m going to share examples from professional resume writers […]

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what to put on linkedin profile

What to Put on Your LinkedIn Profile (9 Tips for Job Seekers)

If you’re wondering what to put on your LinkedIn profile, you have come to the right place. A reader from the blog emailed me last week and asked, “Biron, I’m trying to write my LinkedIn profile, and am not sure what to put on it. I’ve been told to just copy everything from my resume. Is […]

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interviewing when you have job

Interviewing When You Have a Job – Tips from a Recruiter

Interviewing when you already have a job is one of the best ways to advance your career. There’s not as much pressure, and companies view it as a good sign that you’re currently employed, so they’re more eager to hire you. Going on interviews while employed can still be stressful, though. In this article I’m […]

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