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Are You Prepared for the Job Interview

Check out Glassdoor’s blog post How to Prepare for the Job Interview for some great tips.

If you haven’t discovered Glassdoor.com yet, I highly recommend it for researching jobs, salaries, and companies. Learn from current and past employees of the companies: What is like to work there? What is the interview process like? How much do they pay? What is the company culture like?

Click here for more tips from Match Resumes and Careers, Research Employers Before Applying – How.

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4 Easy Steps for Confident and Authentic Self-Promotion

‘People aren’t going to know how amazing you are unless you tell them.’

Read Gabrielle’s four tips on how to do positive self promotion.

Click link to original article on Huffington Post by Gabrielle Pellici

4 Easy Steps for Confident & Authentic Self-Promotion

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The Cover Letter Refuses to Dies

“Your cover letter is your spot to show who you really are.”

Read Rebecca Greenfield’s summary from a podcast with hiring managers.

Click link to original article on Bloomberg’s website.

The Cover Letter Refuses to Die

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Seven Reasons Why Emotional Intelligence is one
of the Fastest Growing Job Skills

‘The awareness that emotional intelligence is an important job skill, in some cases even surpassing technical ability, has been growing in recent years.’

Read Harvey Deutschendorf’s Fast Company post, 05/04/2016

7 Reasons Why Emotional Intelligence is One of the Fastest-Growing Job Skills  

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29 Brilliant Questions to Ask at the End of Job Interviews

“Asking questions also gives you the opportunity to discover details that you might not have otherwise unveiled. ” (in the interview)

Read Jaquelyn Smith’s post on the Business Insider

29 Brilliant Questions to Ask at the End of Every Job Interview

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Why your First Impression is so Powerful

“A first impression can be what you wear, what gesture you make to how you act. In fact, research has shown that non-verbal cues have over 4 times more impact than anything said.

Check out this Infographic on Undercover Recruiter’s website

Why Your First Impression is So Powerful

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Working It Out: Using a recruiter? What job seekers should know

Strategies to help job seekers form a more effective and productive partnership with recruiters.

Read this blog post for insights to working with a recruiter, an article by Lauren Sveen, published by the Denver Post.

Working It Out: Using a Recruiter? What Job Seekers Should Know

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14 Ways to Look for a Job

Richard Bowles, author of What Color is Your Parachute? A Practical Guide for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers, provides success statistics for 14 different job search methods.

14 Ways to Look for a Job