Category Archives: job search

#60Day Challenge, Day 24: Learn to Sell Your “Now” Skills

#60Day 24 of 60 Learn to Sell the Now Skills

36 days from now, Amy – the fictitious job seeker helping us with our “skills assessments” these last couple days – is going to be sitting across the table from a recruiter.

This will be her first interview since completing the #60Day Challenge, and she’s anxious to put everything she’s learned to the test…   

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4 Job Interview Questions Designed to Mess You Up

Interview Questions That Mess You Up

Have a big interview coming up? We all know the best way to prepare… is to over-prepare.

Reviewing your resume and being comfortable talking about everything on it; thoroughly understanding the mission of the company, and how you can help are great places to start.

As recruiters work hard to find new ways to differentiate candidates, however, it is also important to know some of the tricky questions they might ask during the interview…    

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Target the “Right” Job… Not the “Right Now” Job

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You want a job… need a job.

But landing a bad job with the wrong employer will be a waste of time, bad for your career… and you could find yourself back in the job market too soon…   

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#60Day Challenge, Day 23: Know Which Skills You Have… Now

#60Day 23 of 60 Which Skills Do You Have

Yesterday on the #60Day Challenge, we spent time leveraging a powerful job search tool: a skills required assessment. Today, we compare the skills you have now to those you’ve determined are necessary for success in your career choice. Perhaps most important: we discover which skills you still need to obtain in order to be considered a top-tier candidate.   

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What Are the Top 5 Job Interview Mistakes?

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Sometimes we learn from our mistakes… sometimes we learn from the mistakes of others.

You can rise above your job search competition by learning the top 5 job interview mistakes we see them making right now…   

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#60Day Challenge, Day 22: Know Which Skills You Need

#60Day 22 of 60 Which Skills Do You Need

The #60Day is a two-month marathon where you, over the course of two months, spend 60 minutes each day completing a task that will put you in a much greater position to get hired. Today, Day 22 of the challenge, our focus goes to a valuable (yet hardly-ever-used) job search strategy: the skills required assessment.   

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