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  • Avoiding a Job Interview Disaster, and Other Tips for Job Seekers

    Monday, July 13, 2020

    "Several career experts and recruiters have told me that job applicants need to do more work preparing for interviews. Why? They stumble over routine questions that most interviewers will ask, such as identifying strengths and weaknesses."

  • CareerBoard - Interviews Part 3 - Questions to ask

    Friday, July 10, 2020

    You've got the outfit and are at the interview. So far all is going well. You think the interview is drawing to an end, then the interviewer asks the question you have been dreading - 'Do you have any questions?'.

  • How Can I Make Myself Stand Out in an Interview from Home?

    Wednesday, July 8, 2020

    "You've seen a new job and want to apply for it... but how do you make yourself stand out in an interview from home?"

  • Why is Career Objective Important in Resume?

    Monday, July 6, 2020

    "Resume communicates the information related to your past work, personality, strengths, and skills. The career objective mentioned in a resume gives foresight to the recruiter about your passion and commitment towards work. Hence, your career objective must catch the eye of a recruiter."

  • CareerBoard - Interviews Part 2 - What you should and shouldn't do

    Friday, July 3, 2020

    "You look the part, now on to the interview. There are plenty of things you should and shouldn't say or do. These are our top 10."

  • How to Job Search During the Summer Slowdown

    Wednesday, July 1, 2020

    "Job searches require a lot of patience. Employers may not move as quickly as you’d like when filling positions, for example. In some cases, they may never respond to your resume. Summers can be especially rough since business at potential employers naturally slows down as their workers — including recruiters and hiring managers — take time off to celebrate holidays and enjoy vacations."

  • Getting Your Resume Ready

    Monday, June 29, 2020

    "Resumes and CVs are key elements to a successful job search. Yet, many people struggle when compiling their work histories. Jessica Hernandez, who is the president and CEO of Great Resumes Fast, offered best practices during the latest episode of #GetHired Live."

  • CareerBoard - Interviews Part 1 - What to wear

    Friday, June 26, 2020

    From the minute you walk into the building and meet the interviewer you are being assessed how you look and clothing plays a big part in your appearance. First impressions count, as well as having the necessary skills and ability to do the job, you also have to look the part and fit in with the company’s culture.

  • Paying Remote Workers to Relocate Gets a Pandemic-Era Boost

    Wednesday, June 24, 2020

    "As jobs go remote due to coronavirus, several cities are doubling down on incentive programs to lure tech workers to work from home in a new location."

  • Use references as your job search closers

    Monday, June 22, 2020

    "Job searching can feel like a lonely process, but it can’t be done alone. In the vast majority of cases, you’ll land a job thanks — in part — to your network. Plus, your prospective employer will likely ask for references at some point during the hiring process."