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Ten Words to Avoid During a Job Interview

Can you really ruin a job interview by saying one wrong word? Possibly! Avoid these off-putting terms and wow your potential new boss along the way.

10 Powerful Job Search Tips for the Seasoned Professional

Looking for employment at any age can present unique challenges. If you are a seasoned professional, you may be competing with contenders who have fresher skills, or you could come across age biases in the marketplace. Follow these 10 tips to overcome potential hurdles and give yourself a competitive advantage when looking for meaningful work.

Job Interview Language – What to Say and What to Avoid

The language you use to demonstrate your experience, expertise and career goals during an interview can make the difference between getting the offer or hearing “no thanks.” Follow these guidelines to note words to use and words to avoid during your job interview.

Unexpected Tips for Mastering the Job Interview

As a job seeker, it’s exciting to be selected to interview for a coveted position. You extensively research the company, formulate insightful questions and secure stellar references. But are these preparations enough to stand-out from the competition and become the candidate of choice? Not really.

Get the 411 Before You Dial In...10 Tips For a Successful Phone Interview

Phone interviews are exactly that - a way for potential employers to screen-out candidates who are not a good fit for the role. Some job seekers miss the mark on the phone interview and lose the chance to make a powerful first impression. Here's how to stay in the running.

What to Evaluate When Considering a Start-up

For many people, early stage companies offer an allure and excitement that well-established companies can’t match. But how do you know that the start-up you are considering is the right career move? Make an educated decision by researching the following:

Always be Prepared for a Job Search

Having an updated resume at the ready, attending networking events, browsing job opportunities on LinkedIn – why do career experts feel we should be keeping up with these activities even when were not actively looking for a job change? Because sometimes the best opportunities come along when you’re not looking. Here’s why you should always be looking:

Your Interview Questions – Timing and Audience are Everything

Most interviewers will tell you they appreciate candidates coming to a job interview well-prepared with thoughtful and insightful questions. But when you ask your questions, and to whom you address them are as important as the questions themselves. Follow these tips to time your questions wisely, and show your potential employer that you are the right candidate for the job.

Two Powerful Words – Thank You

I have been in the process of buying a used car for my youngest daughter. I finally found one last night and after some quick and fairly painless negotiations with the sales person, we did the deal. We filled out the paperwork, shook hands and I was on my way in less than an hour.

As I was driving away I was a little uneasy. The process went quickly, there wasn't any drama, and I got a good deal. What wasn't right? Then it dawned on me....he never said thank you. I just spent a considerable amount of money with him and he never took the time to say thanks.

Ten Tips for Acing Your Next Job Interview

After sending out what seems like countless resumes, you finally got a call for an interview. Securing an interview is great (congratulations!); you’ve wowed your potential employer on paper, and now you have to wow them in person. Here are ten tips to set yourself apart from other candidates and land that next job:

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