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Understanding Pre-Interview Questionnaires

In this article for About.com, Alison Doyle gives you helpful information about Pre-Interview Questionnaires and Tips for Answering Pre-Interview Questions. Read an excerpt of Doyle’s article below. Read full article. Pre-interview questionnaires are used by employers to get further information about a job applicant prior to a job interview.You may need to provide some of the same […]

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Secrets to Passing the Reference Check

Who should you choose as a reference? Joanna Boydak from LiveCareer has a few Secrets to Passing the Reference Check. Read an excerpt from Boydak’s article below. Read Full Article Would you be excited to eat at a restaurant that has a mediocre review? An unenthusiastic reference may hurt more than help, so choose your references […]

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How to Ask for References

About.com Guide, Alison Doyle writes, Who to Ask for a Reference Below is an excerpt from Doyle’s article. Read Full Article When an employer checks references, the first place they are going to check with is your previous employer. However, not all companies provide references for employees. In fact, some companies may only confirm that […]

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The Truth About Job References

In her article for U.S. News and World Report, Alison Green reports 8 Things You Should Know About Job References. Green explains details about reference checks including: Employers don’t always stick to the references on the list you gave them. References are often highly subjective and opinionated. You can find out what kind of reference […]

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Overcome Job Loss

Suzanne Lucas for U.S. News and World Report writes, How to Get a New Job When You’ve Been Fired*. Lucas answers a question from a concerned job seeker looking for work after being fired. Lucas offers the job seeker helpful tips to handle the interview process: Say you were “terminated” rather than fired. Be nice, […]

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