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The Daily Muse: Unemployed? The Right (and Wrong) Way to Brand Yourself

In this article from The Daily Muse, Jenny Foss writes, Unemployed? The Right (and Wrong) Way to Brand Yourself. Read an excerpt of Foss’ article below. Read Full Article I recently came in contact with a former technology executive turned job seeker. He was navigating a lengthy, frustrating job hunt, and not surprisingly, he was mad, depressed, […]

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On Careers: 4 Essential Objectives For Your Phone Interview

In his article for U.S. News and World Report’ s On Careers, Arnie Fertig reveals, 4 Essential Objectives For Your Phone Interview. Read an excerpt from Fertig’s article below. Read Full Article Job hunters often think of phone screening interviews as obstacles to be overcome rather than valuable opportunities to gain credibility. However, if you anticipate and meet […]

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How to Make (and Sustain) a Good First Impression Every Time

In this article for LifeHacker.com, Whitson Gordon explains, How to Make (and Sustain) a Good First Impression Every Time. Read an excerpt of Gordon’s article below. Read Full Article In a perfect world, friendships, relationships, and business contacts would all develop naturally and blossom exactly how you’d like, but that’s not the world we live […]

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How to Ace Your Job Interview

In this article from lifehacker, Melanie Pinola show you how to Prepare to Ace Your Job Interview with this Interview One-Sheeter. Read an excerpt of Pinola’s article below. Read full article and Interview One-Sheeter As you know, preparation is the key to doing well on a job interview and hirers tend to ask the same kinds […]

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How to Handle a Telephone Interview

In the SimplyHired.com blog, simplyblog, Martin Yate CPC explains, How to Handle the Five Killer Telephone Interview Questions. Read an excerpt of Yate’s article below. Read Full Article A telephone interview is usually short, just enough time to rule you in or out, so the focus is on questions that help evaluate you quickly. Your […]

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Answering the “Tell Me About Yourself” Question

In the  September 16, 2010 SimplyBlog article, Answering the “Tell Me About Yourself” Question, the folks at Simply Hired show you how your answer to this often challenging question can help you stand out with employers. Below is an excerpt from the Simply Hired blog.  Read full article here There are a number of ways to answer this […]

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What Hiring Managers Wish You Knew

Check out this U.S. News and World Report slideshow, 21 Things Hiring Managers Wish You Knew from Alison Green. View Slideshow Tips from this slideshow include: We actually want you to be honest We want you to ask questions We need to know your real weaknesses You should address being overqualified in your cover letter […]

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Job Seeker Tips – Post Interview Follow Up

About.com Guide, Alison Doyle gives you helpful advice about how to follow up after a job interview. Stand out from other applicants through careful follow up tasks: Send a handwritten thank you note within 24 hours of the interview “Reiterate your interest in the job and the company” “Highlight your relevant skills” Common practice would be to […]

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Achieve Job Search Success

Maura Judkis of U.S. News and World Report offers you 15 Essential Tips for Job Success. In this slide show, Judkis gives you helpful tips on how you can achieve job search success. Those tips include: Networking in Person Phone Prep [telephone interview] Straight Talk [during interview] Online Networking Beware of Blunders View the complete […]

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Phone Interview Do’s and Don’ts

About.com Guide, Alison Doyle talks about Phone Interview Do’s and Don’ts*. Just like an in-person interview, Doyle stresses the importance of being prepared and to present a professional image. Even if the hiring manager cannot see you, you want to leave a great first impression. Find helpful tips in the article including: “Research the job […]

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