Category Archives: Job Interviews

How to Dress (And NOT Dress) for Job Interview Success

Ajilon Dress for Success

Employers have stated they can make hiring decisions within the first few minutes, even seconds, of meeting you… and the way you dress has a lot to do with that!

To learn how you should (and should not!) dress, groom and accessorize for your next job interview, check out this terrific infographic from our friends at Ajilon Professional Staffing…   

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5 Ways to Leverage Google & LinkedIn for Job Interview Prep

Job interview research

Congratulations on making it this far in your job search. You cleared the initial round of resume-scanning and are now ready to go in for an interview!

In order to prepare for the next step, it is always good to know about the company… so here are five simple tips to help you with this all-important job interview prep using Google and LinkedIn:   

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The Best Strategies for Beating Job Interview Nerves [Infographic]

How to Beat Job Interview Nerves

You have a job interview coming up in a couple days… and it is already causing anxiety?

You’re not alone. Worries such as being unprepared, arriving late and making a bad first impression result in 96% of job seekers having difficulty getting to sleep the night before a job interview. Worse yet, these worries quickly become our worst enemy…   

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Stop Being Nervous in Job Interviews… Here’s Why

Nervous job interview

Being nervous during interviews happens to most people. Why? Because we tend to focus too much on what the outcome might be (read: I won’t get the job) that we forget to be in the moment. And that feeds our nervousness. But what we are really doing is becoming our very own saboteur. When you are so distracted by outcomes and not investing your energy into the conversation taking place at that instant, then THAT is actually where you lose control and fail. Instead, try to think about an interview in these terms: Imagine that the interviewer is a celebrity   

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Why Your Generic Branding is Killing Your Job Search

Clear Focus

The issue with the generic self-introduction so common on social media: No one ever knows how he might define fast-learning. And no one ever knows what kind of problems he solved. Yes, employers definitely need people to solve problems, but in today’s job market…

To be impressed, job seekers must provide context, social proof and, most important, focus.    

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5 Ways to Land That “Out of Your League” Internship

Out of Your League

Many college students can relate to Lauren’s internship search. You find an internship that sounds like a dream come true… but become intimidated. Perhaps the fear of rejection kicks in. Do you stand a chance? Should you even apply?

For Lauren, and those college students like Lauren, here are five tips for landing an internship that you might think is out of your league…   

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