Is Your Job Resume Too Long? Why the Length Matters to Interviewers

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First of all: it’s not the end of the world if your resume is longer than a single page. But having a resume that’s too long can dramatically reduce your chances of interview. Apart from a few niche industries, the average resume should be no longer than 600 words. Here’s what you need to know.  How Long… Read more »

Top 5 Answers to Common Job Searching Questions

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Whether you’re new to job searching or just haven’t job searched in a while, you may be feeling a bit adrift. Job searching can be a complicated process — and it often doesn’t give you a lot of feedback to work with. To help, here are some answers to the most common questions. 1. How… Read more »

How To Interview Like A Pro

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The rules of job-hunting sound pretty simple, don’t they?  Make sure your resume is free of typos and fluff, showcase your achievements and credentials in an elegant cover letter, and wait for the interview requests to come rolling in.  If you are well-qualified for the job, you may feel pretty confident until the phone starts… Read more »

Interview Prep: The Second Interview

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You’re feeling great after your first interview for a job with a prospective employer and you’re told to expect a call back from human resources about setting up a second interview. When that call comes your initial feelings are excitement and triumph! Those initial feelings often times can move into anxiety and worry. A second… Read more »