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Category: Job Interview

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AUTHOR: Darlene Z.
POSTED: September 2, 2009 at 12:47 pm

It’s a given. The more information you have about prospective employers, the better prepared you are. Not only can you target your resume, but you can add facts to spice up your cover letter and casually mention during an interview. Unfortunately, you can’t always predict what information will persuasively demonstrate that you are a strong... » Read Full Article

Putting Your Best Foot Forward and Being Prepared For that All-Important Future Job Opening

AUTHOR: Darlene Z.
POSTED: July 21, 2009 at 9:32 am

by Vicel Meyer, ResumeEdge.com Editor Temporary employees view seasonal or part-time positions in different ways. Some think of them as just a means to a paycheck. Others recognize these types of positions as a valuable glimpse into an organization and a great opportunity to get their foot in the door. Seasonal and Contract Work Many... » Read Full Article

Tell Me Exactly Why You Deserve This Job?

AUTHOR: Darlene Z.
POSTED: July 7, 2009 at 9:17 am

That’s the question consciously or unconsciously running through the mind of someone looking through a stack of resumes. That person will often not find the answer if there’s no cover letter from you. Resumes list the information about your skills and experience. Cover letters pinpoint why you should receive serious consideration for a particular job.... » Read Full Article

Putting the Employer First to Ensure an Interview and Job Offer

AUTHOR: Darlene Z.
POSTED: June 9, 2009 at 8:56 am

by Vicel Meyer, ResumeEdge.com Editor Are you sending out dozens of resumes each week, but getting no response? Do you feel discouraged about a tough job market and your competition? In your efforts to get noticed, you should keep one thing in mind: Put yourself in the hiring manager’s place. Ask yourself, “What would the... » Read Full Article

Technical (IT) Interviews

AUTHOR: Darlene Z.
POSTED: August 5, 2008 at 5:34 am

by Darlene Zambruski, ResumeEdge.com Managing Editor, CPRW, SME Due to changes in staffing in the IT field, which include outsourcing and downsizing, jobseekers should be fully prepared to showcase their skills and talents during that small timeframe allotted to them by the hiring authority. Unlike the last decade when IT skills were at a premium,... » Read Full Article

How to Prepare for the Big Interview

AUTHOR: Darlene Z.
POSTED: July 29, 2008 at 5:22 am

by Lou Huskey, ResumeEdge.com Editor, CPRW Aside from having an effective resume prepared, one of the most important aspects of your job search will be knowing how to get ready for a face-to-face interview. There are several tips that will help you maximize your communications skills and leave the hiring authority ready to make you... » Read Full Article

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