Tag: interviewing

How to Amplify Your Job Search During a Downturn

thedailyenglishshow.com   Let’s be honest:  searching for a new job doesn’t usually excite most people. Update your resume or catch the newest movie? Search job ads or scroll through YouTube? Practice for interviews or hang out with friends? I know what I’d rather be doing. Multiply that lack of a good time by throwing in an economic downturn and…

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How to Hire Right

Making the decision to bring in a new person onto your team is an extremely important decision, especially in our economic times, where you don’t have the budget (or time) for a poor hire. Done poorly, hiring the wrong person can be an extremely expensive mistake that could set you back months and potentially do…

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Tips for an effective Skype Interview

One of our requirements when representing our candidates is conducting a thorough interview to not only understand their skill set but to also understand what they are looking for in their next role. The sense of urgency on the temporary side does not always cater to an in person interview, if so we opt for…

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How to Answer the Top 10 Interview Questions

We all know that good preparation is the key to success at interview. One aspect of this is thinking through the type of questions you are likely to be asked and having a killer answer up your sleeve. To get you started, we have compiled a list of the top 10 most common questions asked…

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Should I Lie on My Résume?

As a professional resume writer, HR manager and career coach for over 10 years, I have come across this controversial issue more times than I can count. Let’s say you have been actively pursuing employment for over a year and keep being told you’re over qualified by recruiters, so you start thinking to yourself, “maybe…

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What are the top 8 biggest interview blunders you could ever make?

No one likes being taken off-guard. When it comes to preparing for an interview, we all do what it takes in advance to be as ready as we can. We research the company, we (hopefully) dress to impress and fundamentally, we go in there guns blazing and super confident. So what happens when, despite all your preparations,…

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Dressing the Part: Four Simple Tips

Whether you’re seeking a career in accounting, or perhaps even a position within the IT industry, dressing the part for the job can make or break your interview. After all, considering that the first thing the interviewer will notice is your appearance, this often will greatly affect their initial impression of you. So why not…

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