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How to Answer Three of the Trickiest Interview Questions

When you embark on a job search, there are many challenges, but preparing for an interview can be downright nerve-wracking. If you are like most people, you are not accustomed to selling yourself and telling total strangers why you are great, which is basically what an interview demands. I joke to candidates that interviewing is one of those things you get better at with practice; you just hope you don’t have to practice too much!

Four Tips for Interviewing for Your First Management Role

Making the transition from individual contributor to manager can mean a big change in your career, and it starts with landing the role. Hopeful managers may be intimidated by their lack of management experience in the workplace, but fear not – here are some proven ways to show hiring managers you are ready to take the lead.

Preparing for Your Job Search by Polishing Your Personal Brand

Polishing Your Personal Brand
Preparing for a job search? Many of us start by pulling together our resumes. But resume content is only a piece of how we present ourselves. Who are you and how do you want to portray your persona to potential employers?

The Top 10 WinterWyman Contract Staffing Blogs

Top 10 WW Contract Staffing Blogs
What are candidates and companies reading about when it comes to finding jobs or sourcing the best talent? Here’s a taste:

The Five Most Important Things to Know When Preparing for a Job Interview

It is a candidate’s market right now. What does that mean? You have the opportunity to go on interviews. Check out my top five suggestions for acing your next meeting.

Six Ways Finding a Job and Finding a Mate are (Almost) Exactly the Same

Finding a job is almost the same as finding a mate. It is a bit cliché, but never has it been truer than now. Here are six ways the two are similar.

How to Handle Five Common Interview Questions

You know they’re coming. You’ve no doubt heard most of them. But, are you prepared to answer them? Your responses could be deciding factors in whether or not you get the position. Here are five common questions you’ll likely face in your next job interview and how best to handle them.

Why You Should Have a Recruiter on Your Team

Having a relationship with a respected recruiter, even if you are not actively looking for a job, can be extremely beneficial to your career.

Fired from Your Last Job? Here’s How to Address This Career Hiccup During the Interview Process

Whether it came as a surprise or was expected, being fired can be unnerving, upsetting and a blow to your confidence. It can also be intimidating to think about how you’ll address the issue during an interview. Know this - it’s okay to have been fired at one point in your career, the key is handling it properly. Here are four tips on how to address this often-difficult topic.

Five Common Resume Lies and How & Why to Avoid Them

Aside from being unethical, lying on your resume is not worth the risk. It may seem tempting to embellish your work history, degrees, or dates of employment, but it’s never a good idea.

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