11 Ways to Crack the Hidden Job Market

11 Ways to Crack the Hidden Job Market

You can shorten your job hunt by knowing how to use methods other applicants usually miss. After all, if you’re relying on advertised positions alone, you could spend a long time searching. Learn how to position yourself to take advantage of openings that haven’t been advertised.

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You Applied to a job-What's Next?

You Applied to a job-What's Next?

Just wait for the phone to ring. Just kidding-this is a new decade, and your work has just begun. Never underestimate how everyday conversations can lead to connections.

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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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The Interview Isn’t Over Until You’ve Sent a Thank You Note

The Interview Isn’t Over Until You’ve Sent a Thank You Note

When you get home or before you go to bed the night of your interview, send a thank-you note to each person with whom you met. Below are a few examples of thank you messages.

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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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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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Learn to Handle Salary Discussions With Confidence

Learn to Handle Salary Discussions With Confidence

The most challenging part of a job interview for many candidates is the question of salary. Being able to discuss money matters with confidence will help you get the compensation you want and may even improve your job satisfaction.

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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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