Category Archives: Interviewing

FAQs About Job Offers: Part Three

Question: I interviewed with a company yesterday and they mentioned that a background check is a standard part of their hiring process. I’m worried what a background check will reveal. What should I do? Answer: Don’t wait until you’ve been offered the … Continue reading

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The Four Tips Job Seekers Should Know About Working with Executive Recruiters

Executive recruiters provide a useful service by determining the best candidates for open positions. This process helps businesses identify candidates who can fulfill the job, are dedicated, and will fit within the work environment. When seeking a job, it is … Continue reading

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Tips on handling off-the-wall job interview questions

Employers have started a new trend that seems to be sticking. Rather than jumping into interviews with a traditional question, many of today’s employers are asking questions that are completely unexpected. For example, employers have asked what the applicant would … Continue reading

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What Will Your Former Employer Really Say About You?

So you’ve completed the first round of interviews – and perhaps the second – with flying colors towards that cherished new job. At this point, a prospective employer will begin to check the quality of your references and recommendations from … Continue reading

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FAQs About Job Offers: Part Two

It’s a good problem to have, but still a problem – what do you do if you let your current boss know you’re accepting a new position, and they tell you they don’t want to lose you? Question: I was … Continue reading

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FAQs About Job Offers: Part One

You’ve interviewed with a company and things went well. The next step is the job offer. In most cases, it’s a simple process — they offer you the job; you accept. But sometimes there are circumstances surrounding the job offer … Continue reading

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What To Do When You Receive Conflicting Career Advice

“Resumes should never be more than one page.” and “Resumes should never be more than two pages.” “Don’t waste your time with a cover letter, no one reads them.” and “Cover letters are more important than the resume.” “Don’t show … Continue reading

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