Answer Strategically When the Hiring Manager Asks You to, “Tell Me About Yourself.”

You finally got that long-awaited call inviting you to interview for your dream job. You are super pumped. You have researched the organization and likely know more about its history than many of its current employees. You have researched the most-common and most-difficult interview questions and practiced answering them in front of the mirror. You …

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Keep Your Composure Under Interview Pressure

We all know that when we launch an active career search, a major step in the new job acquisition process will be the job interview. I have seen people sabotage their own success by failing to properly prepare. Many people think that interview stress begins once the job seeker receives that coveted invitation to interview …

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Analysis of a Vacancy Announcement

This post is phase two of creating a great cover letter.  It utilizes an actual vacancy announcement to take you step-by-step through the process of analyzing the announcement to determine if your background is a good fit for the position in which you are interested.  Please visit often for new posts as we take you through …

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Career Fairs and Hiring Events – Week of January 6, 2017

Following is information of upcoming job fairs: Arizona Job Fair for Newly Open Hotel: Andaz Scottsdale When: Thursday, January 5th from 10AM-5PM (No appointment necessary) Where: Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Spa – 6114 N Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, AZ California Filifera at Hollywood Proper Residence is hiring! When: Wednesday, January 4, 2017, 10am – 4pm Where:  1550 N …

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Keep Your Job Search Organized

In my first post on writing a great cover letter, I promised to share with you how I keep my job search organized.  First, you can probably tell that I do not like a lot of paper so I started out using an Excel spreadsheet which I created.  It became too time-consuming to maintain so …

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