Show Your Confidence

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An interviewer may decide whether or not to hire you within the first few moments of meeting you. So you can imagine that your appearance, how you present and carry yourself, and your overall demeanor are extremely important. You want to exude confidence because you believe in yourself, your talents and what you’ve accomplished. A… Read more »

Didn’t Get the Job? Three Takeaways to Ace Your Next Interview

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Job rejection can be frustrating—but don’t let it get you down. It’s possible that you just weren’t a good fit for the position, or maybe you flubbed an interview question. It’s OK, because rejection can be a valuable learning experience. The single best tool in your coping arsenal is to remain positive and professional! Remember,… Read more »

Four Tips for Success as a Call Center Employee

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Your job as a call center representative is vital to the reputation of your company. To be great at what you do, put yourself in the shoes of the person at the other end of the phone. Your goal is to help the people you talk to, give them peace of mind, answer their questions… Read more »

How to Explain Why You Left Your Last Job

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Interviewers want to understand the real you and your career motivations. They want to know if you’re an employee who is hardworking and reliable—not someone who will leave after a short time. Employees are expensive to replace, so your potential employer wants to make the very best hiring decision. For these reasons, you will almost… Read more »

Why Are You the Best Candidate for the Job?

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A hiring manager has a tough job—but so do you, as a job candidate. The hiring manager must fill an open position with a person who is qualified, will do a great job and won’t exit the company after a few months. And you must convince the hiring manager that this person is you—while a… Read more »

How to Tailor Your Resume for a Specific Opportunity

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So, you’ve found a job you’re excited about! That’s wonderful. The next step is to prepare your resume to help you get the attention of the hiring manager. By shaping your resume for this particular job, you can highlight all your skills and experience that specifically apply—simplifying review for the person reading your resume. By… Read more »

Common Interview Mistakes to Avoid

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There’s no time to be anything but professional at your interview. You’ve spent countless hours networking, job searching and preparing—so you owe it to yourself to be on your toes and ready to roll come interview time. Still, some may unconsciously make mistakes that will kill their best intentions when meeting with a hiring manager…. Read more »

Preparing for Your First Interview with a Recruiter? What to Expect.

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Do you know how to help your recruiter help you? After all, she will be representing you to a client. The more your recruiter knows about you, the better the employment match she’ll be able to make. So when you meet, you need to be prepared with specific information and answers to common interview questions…. Read more »

The Benefits of Working with a Recruiter

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If you’re in search of a new job, one of your best options is to work with a recruiter. Why? Trying to find a job on your own can be time-consuming and stressful. A recruiter will work with you as a job coach, as well as a reliable source for great job leads. This can… Read more »

Fired? How to Discuss It During an Interview

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If you were let go from a past position, it’s bound to come up during a job interview. That’s OK — it’s not a shot against you and your work ethic, it’s simply part of the screening process. So when you’re asked this question, don’t go into a panic. Remain cool, calm and collected by… Read more »