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describe what challenges you're looking for in your next position - best example answers

“What Are You Looking For in Your Next Position?” Answer Examples

I’ve interviewed hundreds of people as a recruiter, and one of my favorite questions to ask is, “What are you looking for in your next position?” There are a couple of specific reasons your interviewer will ask this question, and a few big mistakes you need to avoid if you want to get the job. […]

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22 Location Independent Jobs Best Jobs That Can Be Done Remotely or From Home

The 22 Best Jobs That Can Be Done Remotely

If you’re looking for jobs that can be done remotely, then this list is for you. We’re going to look at the best work from home jobs and remote jobs available right now, and what it takes to get them. Here’s what you’re going to learn: What are the best jobs that can be done […]

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career change resume - format, samples, templates and more

Career Change Resume: Examples and Tips from Experts

If you want to change careers, you’re going to need a great resume to show employers why they should take a chance on you. You need to convince them that you’ll succeed in their role, even if you’ve done different work in the past. And while you can do some of this convincing in the […]

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zoom interview tips and preparation

Zoom Interview Tips for Job Seekers

Zoom is a video conferencing software that’s becoming more popular for business meetings and remote/video job interviews in particular. It’s completely free for the job seeker, and the employer should handle most of the setup, but there are still some important things you need to know (and mistakes to avoid!) So in this article, I’m […]

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how to email a recruiter- templates, samples and more

How to Email a Recruiter: Examples, Tips, Templates

If you’re sending an email to a recruiter, there are some things to know if you want them to respond (and some mistakes to avoid). So after working for almost 5 years as a recruiter, I’m going to share how to email a recruiter with email samples, examples of what not to do, and more. […]

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how to list references for a job and on a resume

How to List References for a Job: Tips, Examples, and More

If you’re looking for how to list references for a job (or who to list as references for a job), then you’re in the right place. I’m going to walk you through everything you need to know about giving professional references for a job – on your resume, on applications, after the interview, and when […]

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How to explain being fired for performance or misconduct - examples

How to Explain Being Fired: 3 Examples

Finding a new job after getting fired can be stressful, but it is doable. I’ve helped multiple people do this as a recruiter, and I’ve done it myself early in my career.  So in this article, I’m going to walk you through: How to explain being fired for performance (with examples) How to explain being fired […]

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how do you handle conflict in the workplace - interview answers

How to Answer “How Do You Handle Conflict?” (Interview Question)

One of the most common behavioral interview questions: “How do you handle conflict with a coworker?” or, “How do you handle conflict in the workplace?” Employers may also ask for a specific example of a time you had a workplace conflict and how you responded (with a question beginning with, “tell me about a time…”) So […]

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Leadership interview questions and answers - for team leaders, supervisors and managers

20 Leadership Interview Questions and Answers

If you’re looking for how to answer leadership interview questions, then this article is for you. We’re going to look at 20 common questions for leadership roles, including: Supervisor interview questions Manager interview questions Leadership behavioral interview questions After going through this article, you will know how to impress the employer in your leadership/management job […]

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How to sell yourself in an interview

How to Sell Yourself in an Interview: 12 Tactics

You’ve probably heard the advice that you should sell yourself in an interview. But how? What’s the best way to sell yourself to employers? Fortunately, after working as a recruiter for years, I’ve condensed everything I learned into the 12 most important steps to do this effectively. Here’s how to sell yourself to employers in […]

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Do You Want to Tell Us Anything Else About You Example Answers

3 Answers for “Do You Want to Tell Us Anything Else About You?”

In this article, you’re going to learn exactly how to answer when a job interviewer asks, “do you want to tell us anything else about you?”… with examples to help you practice and get confident. We’ll also cover the mistakes to avoid, so you can make sure you’re not costing yourself any job offers without […]

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what are you passionate about interview question and answer

Best Answers to “What Are You Passionate About?” (Interview Question)

Employers love to ask, “What are you passionate about?” in almost every industry. They ask this to learn about you as a person and make sure you have passions and interests. They want to hire someone who’s excited about their work and life, and will show up energized to the workplace! And they want to […]

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