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Know Your Company, Before Interview!

Presently, we are living in the era of technology. No one can ignore or given any concern when the interviewer asks you what you know about the company, what’s so special about the company and similar sounding questions. Since, the interviewer expects you to have basic and specialized information about the organization. Asking the basic

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How to Recover from a Poor Response during an Interview

By: Debra Wheatman Debra Wheatman, CPRW, CPCC is president of Careers Done Write, a premier career-services provider focused on developing highly personalized career roadmaps for senior leaders and executives across all verticals and industries. Debra may be contacted directly at debra@careersdonewrite.com. Visit her site at: careersdonewrite.com. Follow Debra on Twitter. No matter how prepared you might be and how many mock

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Know the right Interview Etiquette

A successful interview is not just about landing a new job; rather it’s more about your behavior skills. Knowing the right behavioral skills and interview etiquette plays a significant role in the successful completion of the interview. Everything you say, assume and present, matters a lot, starting from your dressing sense, behavior, body language, presentation

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Your CV may be the Reason You Don’t Get Interviews!

Usually, most of the organizations are using software based applications to track the desirable resumes for their organization. They receive more than 100’s of applications for a basic job-profile. And the number of applicants gets increased with an increase in the level of positions, which creates a tough competition all around. Job-seekers, if your resume

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Making an Interviewer Laugh?

Employer: “What’s your greatest weakness?” Job Seeker: “It’s a toss-up. On some days, it’s pizza. On others, it’s ice cream…I’m kidding. In all seriousness, my greatest weakness is…” While some employers might laugh and appreciate your sense of humor, others might perceive you as unprofessional and too casual for throwing a one-liner into your interview

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Don’t Forget the Evidence!

Preparing for an interview as a job seeker can be quite a daunting and time-consuming process. From researching the company and the position’s qualifications to dry cleaning your suit and figuring out how to get there, you’ve got a lot to do beforehand! With so many tasks, it can be easy to overlook some very

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Answering Those Bizarre Interview Questions

You know the ones I’m talking about: when employers ask you to name four different uses for a paper clip, what kind of animal you would be, or how much a taxi driver in Chicago makes in tips on a Tuesday night. The key to answering these questions lies in being able to understand why

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The Secret to Crafting Interview Questions

Before you can understand how to successfully write a list of questions for an interview, you’ll first need to understand what information most employers are looking for in an interview. According to industry experts, 20% of an interview is about confirming that a job candidate has the necessary hard skills to successfully complete the job’s

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Do I Really Have to Send a Thank You Note?

Perhaps you’ve been conditioned to always sending a thank you note. Or maybe the one time you did send a thank you note, you received the job offer just a few days later. Or perhaps you’re employed at a great company right now and have never bothered to send one after your interview. Despite what

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What will employers remember about you?

With so many candidates interviewing for a given position and only one interviewer, it is quite likely that you will not be remembered without referencing interview notes or some other type of material. If you’re anything like me, that means you need to shift your focus away from becoming the best candidate and towards selling

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