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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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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 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. So I spent a day on Glassdoor.com and a few other sites to come up with the 8 hardest and most interesting logical interview questions […]

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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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