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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 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? 

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.

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?”

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.

Contract vs. Permanent Job Interviews: The Differences You Need to Know

There are common practices when preparing for any job interview, but if you are interviewing for a contract position versus a permanent role, the process can be very different. Here are four things to keep in mind.

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 Staffing Recruiters, Meghan McFee and Sarah Terlaga share their best tips for staying positive in your search.

Top Qualities of Successful Recruiters – Do You Have What it Takes?

Top Qualities of Successful Recruiters
A career in recruiting can be challenging, but if you have the right attributes, the rewards are worth it. Read through this list of the crucial qualities and see if you have what it takes.

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