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VIDEO INTERVIEWS. PUTTING YOUR BEST FACE FORWARD.

As work professionals today, we live in exciting and changing times – what with technological advances, increased opportunities and enhanced work practices, there is much that can be accomplished whether you’re in the office or working remotely. And, this can be said, too, for when looking for viable candidates to fill a position or if [See More …]

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INTERVIEW TIPS TO HELP YOU SUCCEED WHEN ASKED CHALLENGING QUESTIONS

You took great care to write a cover letter and develop a resume that represents the best of your accounting and finance skills, experience and accomplishments. Then, you get the call. Ecstatic, you begin preparing for the next step in the job search process that provides you the chance to speak out and shine – [See More …]

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WRITE AN EFFECTIVE COVER LETTER

According to a survey conducted by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), companies with fewer than 500 employees are more likely to ask for a cover letter than organizations with more than 500. And, when producing a cover letter, the important elements to include are: How the job candidate’s work experience meets the job [See More …]

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YOUR RESUME HAS FIVE MINUTES TO SHINE

A resume is an important representation of you. It is more than just a statement of your objective and a documented inventory of the jobs you’ve held and duties performed. It is an opportunity for you to advertise your skills, experience and knowledge in an attempt to capture an HR or hiring manager’s attention; an [See More …]

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DRESS TO IMPRESS FOR YOUR INTERVIEW

It’s a well-known fact that if you’re looking for a new job and your resume helps you get your foot in the door, it’s important that at the interview, you look the part. What does that mean? Well, basically it means that when you get the chance to meet with the hiring manager, make sure [See More …]

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TO CONTRACT OR NOT TO CONTRACT? HERE ARE SIX REASONS.

For many who have not done or even considered temporary/contract work assignments, they may wonder, “Why would I want to take a contract job? After all, isn’t permanent employment better for me and my career path?” In truth, there are a number of great benefits to being a temporary employee. With a positive outlook and [See More …]

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IS NETWORKING ENOUGH? THREE REASONS TO USE A RECRUITER..

There are people who rely on the power of networking to help them find their next job opportunity. But sometimes tapping into your network is easier said than done (not to mention a little stressful). If you’re in need of some help in the next step of your career, why not consider working with a [See More …]

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AVOID THE VERBAL DUMP TRUCK

When interviewing for a job opportunity, remember that although you may be a bundle of nerves, it’s important to take a breath, slow your racing thoughts, and relax. Next, tell yourself to stop from wanting to impress the interviewer with too much information too soon. Instead, simply stay calm and take every opportunity you can [See More …]

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SIMPLE INTERVIEW TIPS

So, you got the interview? Well, here are simple tips to remember: Do Your Homework Before the interview, thoroughly study the potential employer’s website and any relevant publicly released information. Think about examples of previous work experience that would be applicable to the position you are interviewing. Rehearse ahead of time your responses to potential [See More …]

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5 BODY LANGUAGE MOVES THAT WILL RUIN AN INTERVIEW

By Dave Johnson   ((MoneyWatch) Much of the information that we communicate happens non-verbally via subtle signals we put out with our posture, gestures and attitude. It’s no surprise, then, that your success in a job interview depends quite a bit on almost everything except what you actually say. Recently, WiseBread explained the most common body [See More …]

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