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

Where do you see yourself in 5 years? Of all the interview questions employers ask, this one seems to frustrate job seekers the most. The problem: Who honestly knows where they’ll be in 5 years?  Don’t worry, in this article, you’re going to learn: Why employers ask this question How to give the best answer […]

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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 Get Past Online Job Applications & Tracking Systems

If you’re applying for jobs online, it’s crucial to know how to get past online job application systems. If you don’t know how to beat the applicant tracking system, you won’t be getting the interview! So in this article, I’m going to walk you through EVERYTHING you need to know about getting past online job […]

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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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8 Tough Brain Teaser Interview Questions and Answers from Google, Apple and Facebook

Silicon valley tech companies are famous for asking some pretty crazy brain-teaser interview questions… I wanted to find out exactly what these questions involve. And how difficult they are to answer. I spent a day on Glassdoor.com and a few other sites to come up with the 8 hardest and most interesting interview questions out there. […]

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4 Examples of How to Answer “Tell Me About Yourself” in Interviews

In this article, I’m going to walk you through steps and examples of how to answer the “Tell me about yourself” interview question to impress employers and get more job offers.  We’ll also cover the costly mistakes you NEED to avoid if you want to pass this question.  Here’s exactly what you’re going to get: The […]

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How to Tailor Your Resume to a Specific Job Description

If you’ve read any type of resume advice online there’s a good chance you saw many recommendations that you should tailor your resume for each job. You’re probably wondering- Is it really necessary?? It might be tempting to skip it, because yes- it takes time. But it really will make a huge difference in the number of companies […]

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How to Answer “What Is Your Greatest Weakness?” (Interview Question)

Hiring managers love to ask questions about your greatest weakness in a job interview. They’ll expect detailed examples in your answer, and they want to hear a unique weakness. To make things even tougher, some employers are now asking for 3 weaknesses. So in this article, I’m going to show you EXACTLY how to handle […]

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What do hiring managers look for in an interview

What Do Hiring Managers Look for in Interviews?

As a recruiter, a lot of job seekers ask me, “what do hiring managers look for in an interview?” In this article, I’m going to reveal 5 hints for your interview with a hiring manager. These are the top 5 things hiring managers are looking for when they interview you. (No matter what industry you’re in). […]

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