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Four Crucial Skills Possessed by the Most Sought-After Job Seekers

Beyond the technical requirements of the job, there are soft skills most employers look for regardless of company size, industry, or position type. These skills are harder to show on a resume, but when they are communicated well on paper or on an interview, they can mean the difference between moving forward in the process, or being told “thanks, but no thanks.”

You Didn’t Get the Job: Ten Ways to Use Negative Feedback to Your Advantage

We’ve all been there. You get home from a killer interview—you clicked well with the hiring manager, answered all of their questions, even got a tour of the office—and you know you nailed it. But a week goes by and you get a call only to find out you have been rejected. Or even worse, you never hear back. What went wrong and what should you do now? 

Watch: 7 Quick and Crucial Tips to Crush Your Next Interview

Do you have an interview coming up? WinterWyman's recruiting pros share their top tips for success in this quick video.

Why Taking Time Off Before Your Job Search is a Bad Idea

Maybe you've received a generous severance package or might be hoping to do a little travel before looking for a job? The temptation to take time for yourself will be strong, but try to resist.

15 Red Flags You Shouldn’t Ignore on Your Next Interview

As a job seeker, it's important to evaluate the opportunity in front of you. This includes acknowledging red flags that might arise during the interview process. Here are 15 warning signs to notice during your next interview.

Three (Sometimes Forgotten) Ways to Use LinkedIn to Accelerate Your Job Search

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Networking, job boards, a clean resume, interview prep – the professional job searching recipe is complex but by no means complete without LinkedIn. If you are on LinkedIn with a 100% finished profile and an extensive network of professional contacts, you’re good, right? Maybe not.

Watch: Six Ways to Stay Positive During Your Job Search

No matter if you’re seeking a permanent position or a temporary engagement, when you’re searching for a job you may be feeling nervous, mixed with a bit of excitement. WinterWyman recruiters, Meghan McFee and Sarah Terlaga share their best tips for staying positive in your search.

Managing the Anxiety of Starting a New Job and Making a Positive Impression

Managing the Anxiety of Starting a New Job
Starting a new position is a big transition. If you are considering a job change, or about to start a new opportunity, what can you do to make sure you make a positive impression on your new employer? Here are a few things to consider.

Contract to Permanent: Taking the Plunge

Going from contract to permanent can be like a courtship. You need to let your work shine through as you decide if it’s the right place for you. When the timing is right, ask the tough questions and be prepared for any answer you may get.

Declining a Job Offer – Advice to Do it Right

If you find yourself in the fortunate position to choose from a variety of job offers, don’t forget to give care and attention to the offers you decline.

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