Employers Ignoring Your Resume? 5 Mistakes To Avoid

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By Robin Ryan – Forbes I just worked with Dave, a Baby Boomer client who had his resume written by a service, and they made his resume look sharp, eye-catching, colorful, and very creative in appeal. Unfortunately, he said, “I’ve gotten no results. What’s wrong?” Sadly, a great deal. On examination, the resume writer didn’t have… read more

Self-Confidence Leads To Success In Your Job Search And Career—Here’s How You Can Start

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By Jack Kelly – Forbes Having a healthy amount of confidence is critical to succeeding in your job search and career. If you’ve lost your job or are petrified about getting fired in the midst of this brutal economy, health and job-loss crisis, it’s understandable—and only natural—to lose your self-confidence. Most people tell you to… read more

Adjusting to New Places

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-by Isabella Caprario at Hire A Helper Adjusting to New Places: Exploring People’s Experiences With Moving to a New City America is becoming increasingly mobile and not just in the cellular sense. More than forty percent of the U.S. population lives in a state other than the one in which they were born, and they’ll likely… read more

Secrets to Becoming a Great Leader

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– by Beau Peters Beau Peters is a creative professional with a lifetime of experience in service and care. As a manager, he’s learned a slew of tricks of the trade that he enjoys sharing with others who have the same passion and dedication that he brings to his work.   There are many different… read more

Bonus interview tips and questions

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By Marc Canedella – Ladders Hey folks, Thanks for visiting this information page for Ladders Interviews Guide, a best-seller along with its sister, Ladders Resume Guide. Now available on Amazon, Ladders Interviews Guide provides 49 common interview questions and answers, best practices and expert advice on questions to ask in an interview, how to answer behavioral interview questions, and interview… read more

Valuable Hard Skills that Look Great On Your Resume

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By: Elaine Reed Elaine is a writer and a contributor to ContentCampfire. Her keen interest in job search and career development, as an employee herself, led her to write pieces on job hunting and/or career change. She hopes that being a writer and having the hand to promote helpful tips to anyone looking for employment will help… read more

How to Answer “What Are Your Hobbies?” in an Interview (It’s Not a Trick Question!)

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By Regina Borsellino – TheMuse When you’re deep in job interview mode, a seemingly unrelated question like, “What are your hobbies?” might throw you for a loop. “Job candidates often fear that interviewers will ask them ‘trick’ questions or expect a ‘right’ answer to a question,” says Muse career coach Jennifer Fink, founder of Fink Development. Personal… read more

Tackling the remote job interview in an age of virtual communication

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By Sean Joyner – Archinect Firms are still hiring, which means people are still interviewing. But what has the remote job interview process been like for professionals? How does a remote interview differ from an in-person interview? And what implications do job seekers and firms feel this new way of conducting the hiring process brings… read more

If a recruiter does this, it means you got the job

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By CW Headley – Ladders Though rare, nothing compares with the sharp relief of knowing beyond a reasonable doubt that you’ve nailed a job interview. An ‘expect to hear from us soon’, a teary slow clap from your soon-to-be-coworkers as you exit the premises, or even just a firm pat on the shoulder. Sadly, if they’re at… read more