Tag Archive: job hunt


Most-Asked Interview Questions

Summer is a great time to polish your resume and brush up on your interview skills. To help you up your game, check out this infographic, which shares some of the most commonly asked job interview questions.

 

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6 Key Email Etiquette Rules

From job applications to virtual classroom communications to social interactions, email is an important part of daily functioning. To come across well and effectively connect with others, you need to keep certain basic rules in mind. This recent post on email etiquette from Career Girl Daily shares 6 must-knows you should commit to memory.

Here’s a fun infographic on the history of email.

 

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How to Format Your Resume

The content of your resume—job experience, education, achievements—is important, but the appearance of the actual document also says a lot about you as a candidate. This infographic offers some tips on how to format your resume.

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From JobCluster

9 Questions to Ask on a Job Interview

For many people, one of the most intimidating part of any job interview is the inevitable, “So, do you have any questions for me?” Rather than stare blankly for a moment before saying, “No,” consider one of these relevant questions recently posted on Career Girl Daily to help you get more information about the position and leave a good impression.

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Don’t make these interview mistakes

So you landed the big interview—congrats. Before you go,  make sure not to make one of these five common mistakes from Monster that put even the most qualified applicants on the “do not call” list. And yes, a thank you note is mandatory.

 

 

Interview Tip

Want to ace your next job interview? You might want to try using the word “we” to show your potential employer that you’re a team player. This Fortune article explains how this little tweak can make a big difference.

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What Not to Ask on a Job Interview

Recent grads may be excited about job interviews this summer. Whether you’re a entering the workforce for the first time or changing careers, acing your interview is key to landing the position you want. Though it’s important to have a few questions in mind, here’s a post from the folks at Monster.com on few things NOT to ask on a job interview.

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If you read the news about job outlook for Millennials (those born between the early 1980’s and the early 2000’s), things can sound pretty bleak. Forbes magazine recently published 10 steps Millenials can take to better prepare themselves for the job market.

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Resume Tips

A college education is an invaluable tool in a job hunt. Another must-have? A killer resume. Here are a few tips—or 43—to help you craft a knock-out resume. Need help getting started? The experts at the College of Westchester can help you craft a great resume and find your perfect job.

How to make an interviewer hate you…

Have you ever had an interview that went so badly, you kind of wondered if your interviewer might have hated you? This article from the folks at Monster gives a few reasons why.