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Interview Preparation Part 2: Nervous Butterflies?

Job Advice Blog

Piggybacking on our last blog’s topic of interview preparation, I’d like to write a little bit about being nervous on an interview. The post Interview Preparation Part 2: Nervous Butterflies? This week, I had the pleasure of working [.]. appeared first on Free Job Advice Blog.

How To Wake Up Early

Dumb Little Man

So you have a morning interview tomorrow but it’s almost midnight and you’re still wide awake. Maybe this hasn’t happened to you. How T

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How to Make Any Job Interview Pay Off

On The Job

It can be frustrating when you interview for a job and then aren''t offered the position. But it doesn''t have to be.

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How to Improve Your Skype Job Interview

Job Advice Blog

As if it’s not already difficult to prepare for and undergo an interview, nowadays one has to be an actor on camera on top of that.

How to Shine in a Second Interview

On The Job

You''ve made it past the first round of job interviews, and an employer wants to talk to you again! Congratulations!

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How to Sell Yourself in a Job Interview

Job Advice Blog

So, finally the phone rings and the caller ID displays the name of a company you sent your résumé to. The caller is from the company’s human resources department and wants to schedule you for an in-person interview. Fantastic, this is music to your ears, but what now? Are you prepared? Do you have time [.].

How To Make Your Job Search More Productive

Dumb Little Man

Job-seeking can be quite the undertaking, and it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the process. number of interviews requested). Set goals.

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How to Prepare for a Job Interview

Job Advice Blog

A job interview is the final step before getting the job. It’s the most critical step because if the candidate does not convince the decision maker of being the ideal candidate, the job goes to someone else. Preparing for the interview is not to be taken lightly. To win this tough competition, one needs to [.].

How to Save Your Startup by Hiring the Right People

Dumb Little Man

According to new research by Harvard Business School’s Shikhar Ghosh , 75% of all startups fail. No one wants to be rejected by an employer.

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Interview questions and answers for assistants part 5

Practically Perfect PA

This time I will focus on two specific interview questions – career development and scenario based questions. ” . 2. ” . 5.

What You Need to Say in an Interview

On The Job

As a career columnist, I've been full of advice -- from how to behave at work to how to choose the right career -- since they were about 3-years-old.

How to Cope With a Job Interview Rejection: Learning From Mistakes

Dumb Little Man

Rejection can be tough to deal with, especially when a job you really want (or need) is on the line. Read more ».

How to Shorten Your Job Search

Job Advice Blog

While this is true in most cases, it doesn’t have to be that way, provided the job seeker understands the search process and becomes efficient with planning, creative thinking, networking, and research. People in transition know that finding a new, suitable job is a process—and most often, an unpleasant and lengthy one. Where Do You [.].

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The Path To Success: How To Get Motivated By Your Past And Future Self

Dumb Little Man

You grow up, choose a direction in school and you seem to also be determined at the age of 14 what your life will be like. Strange, right?

2013 91

Productive Communication & Marketing : How to Manage All of Those Links! Interview with @ItsMyURLs CEO @hustle247

Productive & Organized

How many social networks do you belong to?    How many different web sites are related to you personally or professionally? 

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Interviewing is a Two-Way Street

Job Advice Blog

So many of us focus so intently on preparing to answer interview questions that we often neglect to prepare a strong set of questions for the interviewer.  This is a major mistake.  To simply not ask any questions during an interview is unforgivable and fortunately most candidates do not commit this job-search sin. 

How to Figure Out What an Interviewer is Thinking

On The Job

An interview can be a nerve-wracking experience. The job seeker feels pressure to answer questions and make a good impression.

Big time savers: how to avoid wasting your time and being more productive.

Dumb Little Man

There are people who do seem to make best use of their time and indeed are great time savers. Time savers are a must in modern life. Success

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Why You're Not Getting Hired -- and How to Fix It

On The Job

That's sort of the same case with employers when it comes to hiring new workers. So, let's consider a couple of interview questions: 1.

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Demonstrating Emotional Intelligence Important in a Job Interview

On The Job

But the challenge is not only how to provide that in a sustainable way, but how to hire those who will be able to provide it.

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Have a Successful Job Interview with These Four Steps

Ian's Messy Desk

One only has to pay attention to the news to know there are still a lot of people looking for employment. Unfortunately, the factors which lead to their unemployment have reduced the number of jobs available. If you’re out there looking for work, you know how much competition there is for each job. It’s up to you.

The Interview Process Needs to Be Understood

Job Advice Blog

Many interviewers don’t know how to interview, and the majority of candidates are not sufficiently prepared for the test. Because that situation is a given, a candidate can improve the chances for hire by better understanding the interview process itself and the emotional aspects of the interview.

This is How To Show Employers You Have The Skills They Want

Dumb Little Man

You’re certain you fulfill every requirement in the job description, but after each application or interview you never receive that job offer.

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How to Deal with Your Stress While in Transition

Job Advice Blog

Interview Skills by Alex Freund career advice Career Transition Coaching dealing with stress interviewAll together there are [.].

How to Turn Networking into Interviews

Job Advice Blog

People in transition know that 60 to 80 percent of job seekers get their next positions through networking. Interview Skills by Alex FreundConsequently and whenever possible, they focus their daily activities on such networking. But despite their—sometimes admittedly awkward—efforts, nothing comes of it.

Interview Questions and Answers for PAs, EAs and Administrators Part 3

Practically Perfect PA

Use this question to really sell yourself. Why do you want to work at this company? . How do you work under pressure? . ” .

How to use your personal brand to get the right job

Practically Perfect PA

Assistants need to stand out from the crowd and a strong personal brand can certainly help! Using your personal brand to land your dream role.

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How to Negotiate a Salary

On The Job

But now you’re about to take on one of the most difficult tasks in this job search journey: Negotiating a salary. Forget those doubts.

How to Organize Business Cards & Networking Conversations - Interview & Giveaway @ContactKeeper

Productive & Organized

Do you have great conversations and then get back to your office and either forget action steps or details from the conversation? Should be fun!

How to Stay Focused in an Open Office

On The Job

That’s not to say that it was always easy to get work done. Here are some things to think about: Be honest. Learn to laugh it off.

2015 87

How to Benefit from the Positive Job Market Outlook

Job Advice Blog

Interview Skills by Alex Freund interview Job Search Networking StrategiesBased on a recent survey by economists, the job market outlook is projecting steady growth in employment. Recruiting consultant CareerXroads reports that new companies find 28 percent of their hires via referrals. And career Web sites, about 10 percent.

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How to Find a Holiday Job with Long-Term Potential

Office Dynamics

It’s fairly common for holiday job seekers to try to turn their seasonal positions into long-term and even permanent work.

How to Hire More Innovative Thinkers

On The Job

He discusses a roadmap into how companies can use science to build leading-edge learning organizations. How do you feel about mistakes?

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How To Conquer The Four Horsemen of Productivity Apocalypse

Dumb Little Man

It goes something like this: Your life has different parts you have to juggle. Note: You don’t need to do all the steps. Sleep Time.

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Interview Questions and Answers for PAs, EAs and Admins Part 4

Practically Perfect PA

Following on from Monday’s blog here are another five interview question and answers specifically for assistants. 1. ” 2. Tell

How to Keep Your Best Employees From Leaving

On The Job

The valued employees have walked out of the door, lawsuits charge, and taken company knowledge to the competitor.

2015 63

Suit or Jacket: How to Play it Right for Your Game Company Job Interview

Small Business CEO

Coders are known to arrive at work in the same unwashed pair of shorts and T-shirt for days. These people, though, are already employed.

Tracking How to Get It All Done & Avoid Information Overload-Interview With @Springpad CEO @jeffjaner

Productive & Organized

  Today I talk with Jeff and he shares some great insight on how Springpad could be one of your Productivity Powerhouse Tools.

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How to turn an assistant into a career EA

Practically Perfect PA

I’m not going to lie, I became an assistant because I didn’t know what I wanted to do. Executive Skills. Confidence. Love what you do.

2013 99

Tips On How to Secure a Job in the Oil and Gas Industry

Job Advice Blog

But potential applicants shouldn’t be put off by the task at hand; many leading companies offer a raft of varying position to a plethora of different professions such as engineers, accountants, scientists, project managers, safety inspectors and much more. Interview Advice by Jeff LeFevre Interviewing advice Job Advice

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