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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Beginner’s Guide to Getting a Job When You Have Limited Experience

Beginner’s Guide to Getting a Job When You Have Limited Experience

Landing a job when you have limited experience has always been perplexing because employers want you to have experience already. Today, it is even more challenging because the requirements have become more demanding even for entry level work.

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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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3 Unconventional Roads to Finding Your Dream Job

3 Unconventional Roads to Finding Your Dream Job

Looking for a career that will give you a sense of fulfillment, as well as a paycheck? You might get lucky and find your dream job through your network or a job board. However, you might have to put more thought into your search when you raise your expectations higher.

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Take a New Career for a Test Drive First

Take a New Career for a Test Drive First

Changing careers can be challenging as you try to deal with potential pay cuts, retraining, and conducting a job search in a whole new field. Reduce your risks with these strategies that will let you try out a new career before you make a big leap.

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Are References Available Upon Request?

Are References Available Upon Request?

In today’s job market, it can be challenging to get professional references. Some companies will even tell you that they don’t offer references to past employees, but you can often check with current or past coworkers directly.

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