How to Prepare for a Job Interview (And Other Questions You May Have)

How to Prepare for a Job Interview (And Other Questions You May Have)

Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice
An interview is an opportunity for you and the recruiter/hiring manager to see if you would be the right fit for the job and the company. The more prepared, the better. We've received various questions regarding how to prepare for an interview, so we wanted to tackle a few here to help you with your next one. Check them out. What Should I Know? It's important to remember that you want to do some research before going into the interview. What does the company do? What does it stand for? How is the company culture? This will give you a better understanding of what to expect and the right questions to be asking if you have any. What Should I Bring? See our last blog post about everything you need…
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The 7 Types of Interviewees You Don’t Want to Be

The 7 Types of Interviewees You Don’t Want to Be

Acing the Interview
Seeing candidates come and go in recruiting give us a great idea of what to do and what NOT to do in an interview. We’ve noticed that most of the "not so great" interviews have a similar pattern to them. We’ve narrowed it down to the 7 types of interviewees candidates can become during interviews. Read more to find out what they are, and make sure you don't accidentally become one of them! (more…)
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Determining and Negotiating Your Salary

Determining and Negotiating Your Salary

Acing the Interview, Resources for Job Seekers
If you aren't negotiating your salary when you're in an interview or applying for a new job, chances are you're leaving money on the table. So many people are afraid to discuss income, that they don't want to address it all. This is only doing both parties a disservice. The employer may offer you less than you are comfortable accepting and you may accept less than what you're worth. Learning how and what to properly negotiate will assist you and your future employer in the long run. Try out these tips below! : (more…)
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Why Skills Matter on Your Resume

Why Skills Matter on Your Resume

Acing the Interview
  When it comes to your resume, education is an important component. But we are finding out it’s not the only component that matters. Your “skills” may hold more significance than you realize. Skills show experience, knowledge and proficiency.  Ironically the skills section is often the first section people put the least effort into when compiling their resume. To ensure you’re highlighting what type of employee you can be, here are a few tips to help you! (more…)
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5 Questions to Ask in an Internship Interview 

5 Questions to Ask in an Internship Interview 

Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice
    Being an intern can be a GREAT opportunity to not only learn but to get the experience you need in a specific company or field. However, you want to make sure you know what you’re getting yourself into and that you aren’t just the - “errand runner and do everything that no one else wants to do” – type of intern. To cover your bases, here are five things that you can ask when you are interviewing for an intern position. (more…)
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5 Tips for Remote Job Interviews

5 Tips for Remote Job Interviews

Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers
Remote interviews have been on the rise with the increase of technology usage. Job-seekers now have the liberty to interview with hiring managers and companies without having to physically be there. Unfortunately, not all companies will do this, but most will. This is great when you’re applying for opportunities in other states and can’t travel there. Check out 5 tips to prepare yourself for a remote job interview below. (more…)
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Link Roundup: How to Answer These Common Interview Questions

Link Roundup: How to Answer These Common Interview Questions

Acing the Interview, Link Roundups
The most common interview questions are often the toughest to answer. As someone who has little interview experience, going into a job interview can be nerve-racking. Preparation is important and being aware of these common interview questions is great. A tip for success would be to practice interviewing for a job either with a friend or solo and answering some of the questions mentioned in the articles below. You’ll certainly feel more confident! (more…)
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