22 Ways To Completely Ruin Any Chance Of Succeeding In Your Interview

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By Jack Kelly – Forbes You always read about what you ought to do in an interview. I thought it might be even more helpful to share some blunders that you should avoid throughout the interview process. If you do engage in these actions, I can guarantee that you’ll epically fail and enrage the interviewers. You’ll… read more

Most Job Seekers Fail To Prep For This Common Interview Question

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By Dawn Graham – Forbes One of the easiest ways to increase positive outcomes when interviewing for a job is to prepare. If you tend to get nervous during an interview, investing time on factors within your control like your outfit, transportation, and responses to common questions can make a world of difference. An often… read more

How To Answer ‘Why Are You Interested In Our Company?’ In An Interview

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By Ian Mathews – Forbes No question seems to be hated by prospective job seekers as much as, “Why do you want to work here?” It is easy to picture this question being asked by a pompous, pretentious executive who is toying with you like a cat playing with a mouse before feasting. A candidate… read more

How a Career Coach Helped Me Get Unstuck—and Transfer Internally to a New Role

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By Quinisha Jackson-Wright – theMuse We all have times in our careers when we feel stuck or uninspired. When this happens, it’s hard to figure out what steps to take next or who to ask for help. For Jason Lee, help came from The Muse Coach Connect. After talking things through with a career coach, he… read more

This Is How You Job Search Without Your Boss Finding Out

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By Alyse Kalish – theMuse You’re in the heat of the job search, filling out applications and scheduling interviews left and right. The issue? Making sure your current boss doesn’t find out what you’re up to. I know you’re nodding yes because this is a common problem we all have to deal with at some point in… read more

When You Should (and Shouldn’t) Tell Your Boss You’re Job Searching

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By Elizabeth Alterman – theMuse If you’re not thrilled with your current work situation, chances are you’ve probably discussed your options with family or friends. You may have even confided in your co-workers. But there’s probably one person you haven’t run it by: your boss. Whether you’re unhappy in your present position or simply seeking… read more

The Stealthy Job Searcher’s Guide to Getting Your LinkedIn Recruiter-Ready

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By Nathan Tanner – theMuse Did you know that 93% of companies use LinkedIn to recruit new employees? You heard that right. Every day recruiters spend countless hours scouring profiles on the site in search of great candidates to hire. Needless to say, whether you’re an active candidate (“I can’t stand another minute of my job”) or… read more

This personality trait is an interview killer

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By Amanda Augustine – Fast Company   It’s like walking a tightrope to find the balance between having the personality employers want and not coming off as having the one they hate. When it comes to nailing an interview, your personality may play a larger role than you think. According to a recent study conducted by TopInterview and Resume-Library, 70%… read more

30 Behavioral Interview Questions You Should Be Ready to Answer

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By Lily Zhang – theMuse Interview prep 101 dictates that you should have your elevator pitch ready, a few stories polished (for the behavioral interview questions you’ll probably be asked), and a good sense of what you have to offer. So, how do you get there? Lots of practice, ideally aloud. To help you better… read more

Wearing these two colors together will help you win every meeting

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By Meredith Lepore We know certain colors, especially when combined, can make you happier (or a better employee) but are there certain colors that will help you be the most creative person in the office (and totally chic at the same time)? Well, the answer is yes. The fashion experts over at Who What Wear have dubbed the very… read more