How to Spot a Toxic Culture by Reading Between the Lines of a Job Ad

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By Stephanie Vozza – Fast Company “Tight-knit workplace.” “Foster collaboration.” “Free meals, snacks, and drinks.” Job ads are meant to target the types of people companies want to attract, but they can also provide potential candidates with some clues to a company’s culture. By reading between the lines, you may be able to discern whether… read more

7 Things You Need to Stop Saying During Job Interviews, According to a Career Expert

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By Stephanie Sengwe – PureWow On the list of “things we dread,” job interviews are right between scrubbing bathtub grout and going to the dentist. Whether we’re applying for our dream role or the job that’s going to pay the bills right now, it can be easy to psych ourselves out and fumble through the interview. What if we ask… read more

5 Mistakes Job Seekers Make With Phone Screen Interviews

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By Monica Torres – Huffpost A phone screen is the first step of the interview process, at which point a recruiter or a human resources professional calls a job candidate to gauge their interest and weed out candidates who wouldn’t be a good fit. “They are trying to determine if you hold those minimum qualifications,… read more

Here’s How To Ace a Remote Job Interview—Because Zoom Isn’t Going Anywhere

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By Mary Grace Garis – Well+Good It’s been a year since the physical office was phased out, and it’s still going to take a minute for a major comeback. That’s super weird if you’re just now looking for a job. With fewer opportunities to “meet” your future colleagues in person, many interview processes now take place… read more

When Can a Resume Be More Than One Page?

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By Sam Blum – Life Hacker When it comes to business etiquette, a few unwavering standards seem to exist, without any definitive rules explaining why—consider the expectation that you will always send a thank-you note after an interview. And while the choice of file format to use when emailing your resume may depend upon why you are sending it, another common… read more

5 Mistakes Job Seekers Make With Phone Screen Interviews

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By Monica Torres – HuffPost A phone screen is the first step of the interview process, at which point a recruiter or a human resources professional calls a job candidate to gauge their interest and weed out candidates who wouldn’t be a good fit. “They are trying to determine if you hold those minimum qualifications,… read more

Brilliant Questions to Ask at the End of a Job Interview

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By Rachel Gillett, Allana Akhtar, and Taylor Borden – Business Insider 34 brilliant questions to ask at the end of every job interview. Job interviews are stressful but they have certain guarantees. It should be expected that an interviewer will wrap up with: “Do you have any questions for me?” Asking thoughtful questions not only… read more

4 Tips to Nail a Virtual Job Interview

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By Ben Laker, Will Godley, Selin Kudret, and Rita Trehan – Harvard Business Review If you’re job hunting right now, chances are you’re also interviewing remotely. There are some serious upsides to this. You can avoid tardiness (no traffic snarls), reference notes without being too obvious, and if you’re located in a rural area, you now have… read more