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Not Getting Job Interviews? 11 Likely Reasons Why

Common reasons for not getting job interviews include not “tailoring” your resume correctly, not applying with the right methods, having a resume that’s longer than it should be for your experience, and a number of other reasons. In fact, there are 11 common reasons why you are not getting calls for interviews, so we’ll look […]

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“Why Do You Want to Work From Home?” Interview Question and Answer

If you’re interviewing for a remote job or work-from-home job, you’ll need a great answer for the “why do you want to work from home?” interview question. You’ll also need a good answer for this if you’re asking your current employer for permission to work from home. So we’re going to look at the best […]

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Should You Call the Employer After an Interview? (And When?)

If you’re wondering, “should I call after the interview?”… then you’ve come to the right place. I’m going to walk you through when you should call (and NOT call) the interviewer after an interview. There are a couple cases where a phone call after the interview is a good idea, but many cases where this […]

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Career Change Interview Tips, Resume Tips and More

If you’d like to change careers, you’ve come to the right place. After recruiting for multiple Fortune 500 companies and top tech startups, I’m going to share the best tips I’ve found for a successful career change. We’re going to look at resume tips for career changers, and then job interview tips for career changers.  […]

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How to Write an Upwork Proposal That Gets Interviews (Samples)

I recently posted a job to the freelance site Upwork.com and get 63 proposals overnight. There’s a TON of competition. So you really need a great Upwork proposal if you want to get any interviews at all. Fortunately, I’m going to walk you through the exact steps I used last year to make thousands of […]

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Returning to Work after Raising Children – How to Find a Job

Returning to work after raising children can be intimidating, but it’s very doable if you follow the right steps! In this article, you’re going to learn how to find a job after taking time off to raise kids, and mistakes to AVOID during your job search. I’m going to show you how to minimize time […]

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HR coordinator interview questions

Top HR Coordinator Interview Questions and Answer Tips

If you’re interviewing for HR Coordinator jobs or other similar HR jobs, you’ve come to the right place. We’re going to look at the top HR Coordinator interview questions and how to answer them to get hired! Let’s get started… Top HR Coordinator Interview Questions to Practice: 1. Questions About Why You Want to Work […]

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How to Find a Remote Job – 17 Tips

If you’re looking for how to find a remote job, you’ve come to the right place. After working as a recruiter for 5+ years, I’m going to share how you can find full time remote jobs so you can work from home and ditch that painful commute! We’ll start with how to find remote opportunities […]

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Top 12 Call Center Interview Questions and Answers Examples

If you’re interviewing for call center jobs, this article will help you get hired. Along with the common interview questions all employers ask, there are some call center interview questions that you’re likely to hear specifically for that type of job. So we’ll look at 12 sample questions – broken down into 5 different types […]

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How to Beat Age Discrimination in Your Job Search

Dealing with age discrimination when job searching isn’t easy – it can be frustrating and mentally draining, and you might even feel like giving up. Don’t call it quits yet, though! In this article, I’m going to share my best advice for how to overcome age discrimination in a job search so you can get […]

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Free Proven 30-60-90 Day Plan Template for Job Interviews

One of the best ways to stand out in your interview is to create a 90-day business plan (also called a 30-60-90-day plan) to show employers how you’ll help them in the first three months on the job. Having a plan to learn the job and succeed quickly is going to set you apart from […]

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How to Write a Resume Skills Section (with Examples)

Putting a Skills section on your resume is a great way to show hiring managers what you can do for them, while also including relevant keywords on your resume. But there are a couple big mistakes job seekers make when writing their resume Skills section… So I’m going to walk you through how to write […]

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