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How To Make a Great First Impression In a Job Interview

Author: Deborah Walker

The first few minutes of a job interview are critically important for creating a good first impression. In fact, the first 30 seconds can make you or break you. Interviewers gather clues about you based on the way you look, how you shake hands, the eye contact you make and the first words that come out of your mouth. It pays to have a strategy for creating a great first impression every time you interview.

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How To Use Email To Deliver Your Resume

Author: Heather Eagar

When submitting your resume to a company for employment consideration, it’s become almost a rule to do so over the Internet. Some companies won't even look at a resume at all if it's submitted any other way, as Internet received resumes can be more easily cataloged and searched.

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3 Tips for a Successful Job Interview

Author: Ned Benjamin

Attending a job interview can be a nerve-wracking experience. These simple tips will help you perform your best at this important time.

1. Research

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Overcoming Overqualification

Author: Kermit Browning

"Arrggh!!"

When I was told that after an interview, several thoughts went through my frustration-fogged mind... What kind of crazy excuse is that for not hiring me? So what if I'm 'overqualified' -- don't employers always want to hire the person with the best qualifications? If I'm willing to take this job, overqualified or not, why is that a problem? This isn't fair! What's the real reason they don't want to hire me?

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Why Starting a Blog Can Help Your Executive Job Search

Author: Heather Eagar

Keeping a good presence online has become more and more important as employers turn to the web to find new employees. This means that executives, especially, need to develop a professional, big presence online that shows their aptitude for high level positions. Lots of people accomplish this feat by writing a blog.

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Interview Techniques To Increase Your Chances of Success

Author: Trish Springsteen

“Can you prepare for an interview?” The answer is a resounding “Yes, you can!” In fact if you don’t do some preparation the likelihood of you getting the position could be very slim.

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Dressing for Interview Success

Author: RedStarResume

"Don't dress for the job you have, dress for the job you want to have"

Does what you wear in an interview really going to make a difference in the hiring process? The answer is Yes! Depending on the job you are applying for dress does matter.

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5 Tips to Improve the Visual Impact of Your Resume

By: John Stronack

Going through job applications is a tedious process. With that in mind, you need to do all that is within your power to grab the attention of the person who will screen your resume.

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Are You Cut Out For a Telecommuting Position?

Author: Nell Taliercio

The idea of being able to work from your own home office holds a lot of appeal. It enables you to spend more time with your family and less time with the hassles of getting to and from work. It also helps cut down on some of your living costs by saving on gas money and work clothes.

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Freelancing 101

Author: Isiah Bond

Being a freelancer is a tough job for anyone. Whether you are a writer or a web designer you know that the competition is fierce and you must always be on the look out for more jobs when working on one. This is part of the course when freelancing. Most often there is no stability or guarantee when freelance is involved.

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