Dealing With Rejection During Your Job Search

Dealing With Rejection During Your Job Search

These days, you may encounter many rejections during your job search. Take care of your personal well being and keep your hunt on track by following these tips.

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14 Things Successful Candidates Do the Night before a Job Interview

14 Things Successful Candidates Do the Night before a Job Interview

The night before a job interview is usually a bit stressful. You might be thinking about what will happen if you forget the responses you have been practicing or get lost on the way there. You might be wondering how you stack up against the other candidates.

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Project More Confidence at Job Interviews

Project More Confidence at Job Interviews

If you’re not confident in yourself, why should an employer be confident in hiring you? These are some strategies to use before, during and after your interview to boost your confidence.

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Turning the Tables In The Interview

Turning the Tables In The Interview

Most interviewers will leave time in the end for you to ask questions. Go into the interview with some prepared questions. Here are some good examples but limit your questions based on their engagement level. If they look bored or uninterested, ask 1–2.

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Simple Ways to Shake Off the Jitters Before a Job Interview

Simple Ways to Shake Off the Jitters Before a Job Interview

Job interviews often stir up conflicting emotions. You’re excited about the opportunity to advance your career, but anxious about the impression that you’ll make. A few simple steps can help you to feel more at ease.

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Preparing for In-Person Interviews

Preparing for In-Person Interviews

Preparing for an in-person interview is similar but know exactly where you are going and allow more than enough travel time. Arrive ten minutes early to check in with security, perhaps visit the restroom to check your appearance, and catch your breath.

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I Can’t Believe You Said That?!

I Can’t Believe You Said That?!

When what you really want to say is, “Do you know that was your out loud voice?” If you can sit around with a group of professionals and ask them about the strangest interview experiences, you will hear some funny and bizarre stories.

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Offer Negotiation-The Balancing Act

Offer Negotiation-The Balancing Act

You will have more interviews than job offers, and if that is not the case, than you should be writing this article! A measure of our character is how we handle disappointment. When you receive a rejection, thank them for their time, ask for feedback, and wish them the best.

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Resigning with Grace and Counteroffer Woes

Resigning with Grace and Counteroffer Woes

After your masterful negotiation and acceptance of the offer, the next step is to resign from your current position. If there is even the slightest chance that your background check or drug screen for your new employer might be problematic, wait to resign until those are clear.

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Rules for Entry-Level Job Seekers Today

Rules for Entry-Level Job Seekers Today

Compared to previous generations, entry-level job seekers today have more flexibility in some ways and less flexibility in others. As you might expect, you’ll make more progress if you focus on your advantages. Find your first position with these tips for using job boards and other entry-level search methods.

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Modern Rules of Alumni Networking

Modern Rules of Alumni Networking

Years ago, former schoolmates might be delighted to hear from anyone who attended the same university. Today they’re more likely to feel overwhelmed by the number of emails they receive from strangers who found them on LinkedIn. Learn how to tap into your alumni network in the 21st-century way.

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How to Choose a Mentor

How to Choose a Mentor

Having a mentor can make it easier to succeed in work or in life. Knowing how to choose a mentor can help you make the most of that valuable relationship. Here are some important qualities to look for in an advisor, and a step-by-step guide to finding the right one for you.

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