Questions You Must Ask Your Interviewer if You Want to Make it to The Next Round

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Job interviews ought to feel like a polite conversation, with each person asking questions and giving answers. While your interviewer should take precedence when it comes to asking questions, you should expect to ask questions as well. When you ask thoughtful questions based on good research, you gain valuable insight into the opportunity while showing… Read more »

5 of the Worst Things You Can Say in Your Job Interview [Part 1]

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Most people stress out about interviews and its common for nerves to get the best of us. If you consider that the whole point of an interview is to show you are the best person for the position, you need to concentrate on that objective, and you can get over your stress. Stress-related mistakes aside,… Read more »

What are the Most Expensive Workplace Injuries and How Can You Avoid Them?

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Companies shell out around $170 billion each year in costs related to injuries and illnesses, according to data from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Approximately 3 million employees annually in the US private sector are injured at work, and the amount of injuries and illnesses is highest among small and mid-sized businesses. Some of… Read more »

How Do I Explain My Successes in a Resume If I Don’t Really Have Any?

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How Do I Explain My Successes in a Resume If I Don't Really Have Any?

When a hiring manager looks at your resume, they want to see your major achievements and successes to determine if you will benefit their organization. For experienced professionals, listing major achievements on a resume isn’t a problem. However, some people struggle to come up with major career wins, because they are fresh out of school,… Read more »

What to do When Your Interviewer is Half Your Age

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Being an experienced professional has its advantages; you are valued for your experience and dependability. However, job-hunting experienced professionals are also more likely to get interviewed by someone younger than them. A big age gap between interviewer and interviewee can be an elephant in the room and the job seeker must worry about coming off… Read more »

What You Can and Can’t Control in Your Job Search

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What You Can and Can’t Control in Your Job Search

Most of us have gone through a job application process where you think you are perfectly qualified and say all the right things in the interview, only to end up being passed over for someone else. It’s important to note that trying to get a new job isn’t like buying a car or booking a… Read more »

What Do You Do When You Love Your Job But Hate Your Boss?

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What Do You Do When You Love Your Job But Hate Your Boss?

No matter how great your job is, a horrible boss can make you want to quit. In fact, many people do put in their notice because of an unbearable supervisor. In a recent Gallup study, 50 percent of employees in the United States said they have quit a job in the past to get away… Read more »

How to Ensure You Remain Unbiased While Recruiting

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How to Ensure You Remain Unbiased While Recruiting

  Regardless of intentions, bias has a way of creeping into the hiring process, and research shows that people from certain backgrounds have a harder time successfully making it through the process than others. Obviously, your company should be vigilant about eliminating bias in all of its human resources functions, but particularly when it comes… Read more »

How to Structure Your Resume When You Know You’re Underqualified for the Job

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How to Structure Your Resume When You Know You’re Underqualified for the Job

If you have most of the core skills listed in a job posting, but you don’t have every single skill a company is looking for, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t apply for the job. We often encourage job seekers to reach for jobs they may be slightly underqualified for, knowing that employers often use job… Read more »

4 Curveball Questions You Should Ask Interviewees

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Curveball Interview Questions

Strange, curveball interview questions appear to be quite divisive among hiring personnel. Critics say they don’t produce any useful information. Supporters say they can provide insight that standard interview questions cannot. Furthermore, applicants often prepare stock answers for the typical interview questions, turning the interview into more of a recital that anything else. While curveball… Read more »