5 Questions Great Job Candidates Ask

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Be honest. Raise your hand if you feel the part of the job interview where you ask the candidate, “Do you have any questions for me?” is almost always a waste of time. Thought so. The problem is most candidates don’t actually care about your answers; they just hope to make themselves look good by… Read more »

Top 25 oddball job interview questions of 2010

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Nashville Business Journal | 1.5.11 The weirdest interview questions of the year — and the companies that asked them — were released Thursday by California-based Glassdoor.com, an online career and jobs community that offers insights on companies and workplaces. Questions were shared by job candidates during the past year. 1) “If you were shrunk to… Read more »

Job Search Tips: Thank You Note Do’s and Don’ts

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Want to learn how to set yourself apart from equally qualified job seekers and land job offers? A well-written thank you note, sent immediately after a job interview is key, says an IT staffing expert. By Meridith Levinson |Thu, October 07, 2010 | CIO.com In this employer’s market for talent, job seekers need to pull… Read more »

10 Interview Fashion Blunders

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What Not to Wear to the Interview By Carole Martin, Monster Contributing Writer Any article about what to wear to an interview might well begin with a qualifying statement covering the extremes in various states (New York and California, for example) and industries (technology, manufacturing), which are possible exceptions to the normal rules of fashion…. Read more »

How to End a Job Interview

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by Margaret Steen, for Yahoo! HotJobs In preparing for a job interview, you’ve probably practiced a firm (but not too firm) handshake, rehearsed answers to tough questions about your background, and polished up your lucky interview shoes. But many job hunters overlook a crucial part of the interview process: the very end. As you finish… Read more »

Cut Your Job Search Time in Half

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Posted on Moneywatch, April 1, 2010.  Article by Eilene Zimmerman It now takes almost as long to get a job in the U.S. — seven and a half months — as it does to produce your next of kin. That’s the longest slog since the Labor Department began tracking job search duration in 1948. Looked… Read more »