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Category: Job Interview

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

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 employers hire seasonal, contract, and... » Read Full Article

Tell Me Exactly Why You Deserve This Job?

AUTHOR: Darlene Z.
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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

Technical (IT) Interviews

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

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 time frame allotted to them by the hiring authority. Unlike the last decade when IT skills were at a premium, now candidates must prove their worth. This... » Read Full Article

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