Monthly Archives: January 2009

Surviving (and Thriving) in Panel Interviews

While some people seem perfectly at ease in front of an audience, most of us are scared silly at the thought of having to speak in front of more than one person. In fact, studies show that the #1 fear … Continue reading

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Time Management Tips for Arriving on Time for an Interview

Mary rushed into the reception area 10 minutes late for her interview appointment. “I’m so sorry I’m late. I just hit the worst traffic, and then I took a wrong turn…I’m sorry, but I did the best I could.” Really?  … Continue reading

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Putting a Positive Spin on Tough Job Interview Questions

We all know that nobody wants to be around a sour puss – much less hire one. A cheerful person with great presentation skills and a positive outlook is most likely to be considered favorably during an interview. However, it … Continue reading

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“Awkward Pauses”: Good or Bad during an Interview?

We’ve all been there: that awkward pause during a conversation when the silence seems to stretch to an eternity. Oh, no! Was it something you said? How do you fix it?

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Making a Connection during a Job Interview

One interview technique that I especially like to recommend to job seekers is the art of making a connection with the interviewer.  Chances are, in this job market there is some pretty stiff competition for the position to which you’re … Continue reading

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The Advantages of a Resume Writing Service

Choosing the best resume writing service Choosing the best resume writing service company requires a little bit of homework. That actually sounds a little more painful than it really is. All you need to do is access the Internet and … Continue reading

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What Questions to Ask in an Interview

In almost every interview, usually toward the end, there comes the time when the interviewer asks you: “Do you have any questions for me?” Your first inclination may be to ask how you did, and whether you will be hired. … Continue reading

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Using the “Call-to-Action” Technique in Your Job Hunt

Whether you are searching for your first job in the marketplace or are trying to make a career change, you know that the competition can be stiff. In order to catch the attention of busy recruiters and hiring managers, your … Continue reading

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