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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!

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.

The Recruiter’s Guide to New Year’s Resolutions

One of the more popular New Year’s resolutions is to find a better job, but simply making a resolution won’t accomplish the goal. With positive market conditions, the annual post-holiday uptick in hiring, combined with a commitment to growing your career, 2019 is a great year to turn resolutions into reality. Here are some tips to make it happen.

Five Reasons to Continue Your Job Search During the Holidays

Most people think that job searching during the holidays will be a waste of time. No one is hiring, everyone is on vacation and there won’t be any interview activity – don’t buy into it! The holidays can present a perfect opportunity to land a job.

Seven Things Recruiters Might Not Explain to their Candidates – But Should!

When working with job seekers, the process can be complex and requires exceptional clarity with expectation setting, follow-through and communication. Sometimes when candidates are first working with a recruiter, they may not understand the ways to make the relationship successful. These seven things that will help you start off your recruiter/candidate relationship right.

Don’t Let Awkward Interview Questions Throw You Off Your Game

At some point in your job search, a weird question will come your way. Go for it, be confident in your answers and don't be afraid of who you are.

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