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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!

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.

Love Your Company, Not Your Job? Seven Tips for Changing Roles within Your Organization

If you’re thinking about changing roles within your organization, there are definitely things you can do and things you can avoid to make the experience positive. Here are some points to consider.

Before you Quit Your Job – Ask Yourself These Six Questions

Everyone has had that kind of day – a workday so miserable, no amount of wine, exercise or TV-binge-watching can erase it. But, is quitting really the answer? Maybe, maybe not. Before you write that resignation letter, ask yourself these six questions.

Turning the Tables - Questions for Job Seekers to Ask During an Interview

By asking the right questions, you will hopefully hear the most important question of all, “When can you start?”

Think Contracting Isn’t Right for You? Here are Eight Reasons You May Want to Reconsider

The key to approaching temporary work is to change your mindset and discard false perceptions. Instead of looking at a temp work as a last resort, or it not even being an option, consider these eight reasons why it may make sense for you and your career.

Five Reasons Why Knowing a Foreign Language Will Help Your Career

In the global economy, one of the most valuable traits an employee can possess is the ability to speak a second or multiple languages. Knowing an additional language like Spanish, French or Mandarin, for example, illustrates to an employer the value you bring as an employee and a person. Here are five reasons why speaking a foreign language can help you in your career.

Six Reasons to Turn Down a Job Offer

Sometimes a new job opportunity is a perfect match for your skill set and career goals. Other times, a new position might not be the right next step in your career. But how do you avoid making a career misstep? Here are six reasons why you might turn down that job offer.

Underqualified? When Should you Apply and When Should you Skip It

You found the perfect job on paper! It’s the right next step for your career. The responsibilities and most of the skills match your background, but they are asking for requirements beyond what you have. Should you apply? If so, how do you compensate for the missing pieces?

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