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Inconsistencies…opportunities…deficiencies…it seems like every company has a different term for weaknesses. When you are interviewing for a job, you are trying to present the most positive and capable version of yourself to a potential employer. When he or she says, “Tell me about your opportunities,” it may seem counterintuitive to start talking about what you need to improve as opposed to selling the skills in which you are already proficient. However, there is a specific reason that the interviewer is asking you this question, and your answer will tell him or her what kind of employee you will be if you are hired.
It’s common knowledge that you should dress up for a job interview, but did you know that you should also consider what you wear when you’re picking up job applications or turning in your resume? Potential employers are concerned as much (if not more) about your outfit when you’re asking them for a job as when you’re formally interviewing for one. While it’s true that you shouldn’t always judge a book by its cover, your potential employer will certainly judge what kind of employee you might be by what you wear when you come in to introduce yourself and deliver your resume (if possible).
The New Year presents a chance for job seekers to jump back into the job market with a renewed sense of vigor. In order to begin a new career, job seekers must complete job applications, as well as in-person interviews. Incorporate the following tips into your next interview and stand out amongst the crowd!
The New Year presents the perfect opportunity to start moving your career in the right direction. A change in direction might involve a pay raise, promotion, or even a new career! Whatever the case, the following tips will ensure a successful start to 2014.
One of the biggest mistakes a job seeker can make is to let the holiday season distract them from their job search! Use the following tips to make sure you keep your job search moving forward and end the year strong.
Are you looking for work or do you have a friend or family member who is? If so, this video blog can help with some encouragement!
How can you ensure that an employer will review your resume? The answer is simple. Have the document referred to HR from a past or present employee of the company you wish to work for. While this task might seem strenuous, LinkedIn has made it easy to connect with employees all over the world!
Getting a conversation started is typically the hardest part of networking events! You must keep in mind that the prospect of approaching someone new is stressful for just about everyone involved. Read our tips below to develop smooth, natural conversation at your next networking event.
Considering the lack of jobs and an increasingly competitive job market, the likeliness of job seekers taking a job within their industry becomes less and less. However, just because you’ve taken a job in a different industry doesn’t mean you should let your hard earned skills go to waste. Use these 3 tips to keep your skills sharp and ready to go!
Job seekers send out countless resumes in the hopes of potentially getting an interview. Once you have finally landed that interview you have been waiting for, use these 5 tips when forming your answers!
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Lori Holley, Marketing Manager
Stephanie Morrow, Marketing & Communications Specialist
Erin Tovo, Marketing Assistant