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Essential Etiquette for Every Job Interview
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 05-24-2016

Summary: Following typical etiquette many seem like a no-brainer, but many people have forgotten what proper manners are, especially in a job interview.

These Four Paragraphs Are Essential to a Great Cover Letter
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 05-16-2016

Summary: Cover letters are one of the most challenging parts of the application process. That’s why we have broken it down into the four primary paragraphs that must be included in every cover letter.

3 Best Practices for Browsing Job Descriptions
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 05-09-2016

Summary: Whenever you are looking at job descriptions, there are three best practices you should keep in mind.

6 Things to Never Do Before Interviews
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 04-25-2016

Summary: Before arriving for an interview, make sure you have done everything possible to prepare and make the interview a success.

Never Have These Six Things in Your Cover Letter
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 03-25-2016

Summary: Your cover letter needs to stand out in a good way. Avoid these six mistakes in your cover letter so it will help you get your foot in the door of any job.

5 Common Inappropriate Questions Women Face during Interviews: How to Deal with Them
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 03-16-2016

Summary: Women get asked questions that are borderline illegal during job interviews. Learn what some common inappropriate questions are and how to respond to them.

How Your Cover Letter May Be Ruining Your Job Search
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 03-09-2016

Summary: You can write a cover letter that is just like every other one, or you can use these tips to write one that will actually help you get the job you want.

5 Things Not to Say during an Interview
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 03-03-2016

Summary: Interviews make it or break it for candidates, so prepare ahead of time and make sure you don’t make these five stupid comments during the interview.

How to Handle Salary Discussions during a Job Interview
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 02-23-2016

Summary: Interviews are never the appropriate time to discuss your salary requirements. You have not been offered a position yet, and your answers may deter them from extending one.

Treat Coffee Chats like Pre-Interviews
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 02-15-2016

Summary: Turn a cup of coffee that is like an informal interview into a job opportunity with the company you want to join.

Nine Steps to Help You Create the Perfect Elevator Pitch
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 02-02-2016

Summary: Elevator pitches can open up doors for future employment and advancement opportunities and can help you meet your career goals.

Five Clever Ways to Research a Company before the Interview
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 01-21-2016

Summary: In order to really impress the interviewer, you need to be properly prepared by researching the company and even employees to show how invested you are in them.

Surprising Qualities That Will Help You Get Hired
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 01-12-2016

Summary: Having more than just the typical qualities will make a big difference when applying for a top job that hundreds of others are also competing for.

All about Addressing Cover Letters
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 12-28-2015

Summary: Trying to determine who to address a cover letter to may be difficult, but you should never resort to the easy cop-out of “To Whom It May Concern.”

Seven Ways to Be the Best Possible Job Candidate
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 12-15-2015

Summary: Avoid the obvious mistakes to ensure that you make it through the first round and continue to impress employers by following these tips.

How to Answer This Common Interview Question
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 12-02-2015

Summary: The question “tell me about yourself” can be a challenge unless you follow these guidelines to prepare a short yet encompassing response to who you are as a person and professional.

Tips to Help You Thrive during a Group Interview
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 11-16-2015

Summary: Interviews essentially start the moment you walk into the building, so make the best of a group interview and treat it the same as you would any other.

Ten Questions to Ask During an Informational Interview
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 11-09-2015

Summary: Informational interviews are the best way to learn the truth of what you need to work for a company and what a specific job is like.

Get a Thumbs-Up on Your Resume
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 10-28-2015

Summary: There are a lot of parts that go into a good resume. Here are three basic tips that will make your resume stand out above the rest so that you get the results you need.

Eight Mistakes That Could Keep You from Getting the Job
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 10-19-2015

Summary: Hiring managers see a lot of people each day, so when candidates make blatant mistakes, they stand out and prevent them from being offered a job.

14 Items to Bring to an Interview
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 10-12-2015

Summary: Be prepared for your interview before you arrive to make sure you make a good first impression and can show the interviewer what a strong candidate you are.

The Right Way to End an Interview
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 10-05-2015

Summary: The end of a job interview is the lasting impression you leave on the interviewer, so you need to make sure you make a statement that shows how interested you are in the job.

How to Tell Your Story during an Interview
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 09-28-2015

Summary: Learn how to tell your “story” during an interview. The most important thing is to explain who you are and why you are the best person to be hired.

What You Need on Your Resume to Get an Interview
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 09-21-2015

Summary: Even when you have the best qualifications, if your resume does not stand out in the right way then you will never even get to the point of securing an interview.

Tips for Writing a Memorable Cover Letter
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 09-14-2015

Summary: A cover letter is your first impression on a potential employer, so you want to make sure it is better than everyone else’s.

Four Common Lies People Tell in Job Interviews and Why You Should Never Lie during an Interview
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 09-02-2015

Summary: When you are asked questions that you are not comfortable answering in a job interview, politely decline to answer instead of making something up.

So You Want to Be a PR Manager? Here Are 10 Interview Questions to Expect
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 08-24-2015

Summary: Working in Public Relations is a demanding job that is not right for everyone so hiring managers will want to be sure you understand what you are getting into.

Six Resume Mistakes to Avoid That Are Easy to Miss
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 08-17-2015

Summary: Always have someone read over your resume before you turn it in, and have them check for obvious mistakes and these six not-so-obvious mistakes.

How to Answer the Strengths Question during an Interview
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 08-03-2015

Summary: Knowing how to answer what your greatest strength is during an interview can be a challenge when you want to demonstrate a skill that is valuable for the company.

Take Your Next Phone Interview with Confidence
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 07-27-2015

Summary: Now there is a step in between the application stage and physical interview stage: the phone interview. Learn how to do well in your next phone interview.

How to Look Your Best for a Video Interview
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 07-20-2015

Summary: Pay attention to lighting, technical aspects, and your makeup to make sure you look your best and are completely prepared for the interview.

The 8 Most Common Interview Questions Explained
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 07-13-2015

Summary: It may seem like a lot of interview questions are pointless, but when you understand the meaning behind why the questions are asked, you will be better prepared to answer them.

How to Make a Positive First Impression
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 07-01-2015

Summary: An interview or networking event is the first opportunity you have to make a first impression, both physically and verbally.

The Do’s and Don’ts of a Job Interview
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 06-23-2015

Summary: People make simple mistakes during interviews that would not happen if they were prepared and did their research ahead of time.

10 Words That Should Not Be on Your Resume
By Amanda Griffin   |  Dated: 06-16-2015

Summary: Resumes only get looked at for a few short seconds, so you need to make sure that the words you use are powerful and set your accomplishments apart from the rest of the pack.

How to Ace a Restaurant Job Interview
 Dated: 05-25-2015

Summary: Are you preparing for a restaurant job interview? Well, there will be numerous job opportunities in leading restaurants across the globe by the end of this year. More restaurants mean endless opportunities for job seekers who are looking to make their careers in the restaurant industry. These simple and essential interview tips will help you ace a restaurant job interview anywhere across the globe.

How to Display the Education Section on Your Resume
 Dated: 05-19-2015

Summary: You may have a master’s in business administration or just have an undergraduate degree with few more accomplishments in your academic career. However, it is really important to list all your academic achievements in an appropriate way. We all know that your resume is your selling tool. Therefore, it is imperative that you list the facts and figures right. Listed below are some useful resume writing tips that will help you display your academic qualifications properly.

What You Should and Shouldn’t Wear to a Job Interview
 Dated: 04-27-2015

Summary: One thing every individual needs to keep in mind when attending a job interview is to dress to impress. There are a number of talented individuals who miss out on opportunities just because of how they’re dressed. It's not necessary that you wear a specific outfit, but following some simple guidelines will help you make a good first impression with your interviewer.

Cover Letter Tips for Sales Professionals
 Dated: 04-20-2015

Summary: A sales job is demanding and there's a lot that you need to prove in order to get a good sales job. One of the best ways to get an interview with a prospective organization is by adding a customized cover letter with the resume you give them.

Real Estate Job Interview Do's and Don'ts
 Dated: 04-13-2015

Summary: If you're planning on establishing a career in real estate, you've chosen one of the best paying jobs in the industry. However, considering the growing demand for real estate and the demand for reliable realtors, it's important you stay ahead of the competition and understand what the real estate industry is all about and what it has to offer.

Resume Writing Tips for Nurses
 Dated: 03-16-2015

Summary: The nursing industry is booming and there are a number of new nursing job opportunities now available. This has opened the doors for nurses who have experience in this industry as well as recent graduates. One of the most important things you need to keep in mind is that learning how to write a nurse resume correctly will help you get one of these new jobs in no time.

Tips on How to Ace Your Annual Performance Review
 Dated: 03-09-2015

Summary: As an employee every individual waits for the annual performance review at their organization. While some people aren’t really bothered about what the review has in store, if you're looking for career development then this is one of the most important phases in your career. It's important to perform well at work in order to be appreciated and considered for a salary hike, but it's also important to get noticed.

Resume Tips for Customer Service Executives
 Dated: 03-02-2015

Summary: Resumes for most people are a simple piece of paper that needs to be carried along with them when they go in for an interview. What most people don't realize is that the format and content on that resume plays a big part in determining whether or not you get the job.

Tips for an Attention-grabbing Executive Resume
 Dated: 02-23-2015

Summary: The competition these days to bag the perfect position is cut throat. If you've been struggling to score an interview once you send out your resume to a company, it's time you considered some effective professional resume writing tips that will help you sell your skills in the best possible manner.

Tips on How to Turn Your Weaknesses into Strengths on Your Resume
 Dated: 12-16-2014

Summary: Your resume is one of the most important documents you need to carry with you when you’re attending an interview. While your resume highlights all your skills and positive points, there are times when you need to add the bad points too. Effective resume writing helps you turn those weak points into positive points.

Some Interview Fashion Blunders You Must Avoid
 Dated: 12-16-2014

Summary: First impressions might not be the last impressions but they do say a lot about you. It’s really important to dress well when you go for an interview since what you wear will determine who you are and an interviewer will pay attention to your attire too.

Effective Ways to List Your Career Objectives on Your Resume
 Dated: 11-18-2014

Summary: Resume writing is one of the most crucial steps when it comes to bagging the perfect dream job. Most people think of a resume as an introduction of themselves and a pass that will help them succeed in landing a great interview. While the latter part is true, you need to understand that your resume objectives play an important role on the interviewer's decision.

Tips that Help in Preparing for a Video Interview
 Dated: 11-03-2014

Summary: Interviews these days are conducted online as well as face to face and if you’re one of those people who might have to give your first ever online interview, then you need to get some serious interview preparation done before you get started. Here are a few online interview tips that will help you score your job.

Tips to Follow-Up after the Interview to Grab a Job
 Dated: 10-28-2014

Summary: There are a number of tips that will help you to bag the perfect job. However, the interview process doesn’t just end once you leave the room. In fact, the interview follow up process is just as important as the actual interview itself. Here are some after interview tips that can help to ensure you’ll bag the job.

Interview Tips: Enhance Your Public Speaking Skills
 Dated: 10-20-2014

Summary: Your skills are one thing, and your resume is another, but apart from these two factors, the one thing that can assure you’ll manage to bag a good job is the way you speak. If you’ve been having a few problems communicating, you need to start focusing on your public speaking skills. Even if you’re not as talented as your competitors, you still stand a strong chance of bagging a better job if you speak well.

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