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Job Interview and Career Advice from a Facebooker

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Ever wonder what it’s like to interview for a software developer position with Facebook, Google, Amazon or Microsoft? Working for one of these companies, often called the “Big Four”, would be a dream come true for many people, but we found a guy who made that dream a reality in a huge way. Our anonymous interviewee has worked as a developer for, or received job offers from, three of the Big Four companies. Get ready to have all of your burning questions answered!   

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How to Handle Your First High-Stakes Job Interview

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Most of us have been through at least one job or internship interview.

So when you finally get to a more high-stakes job interview (like that first real job after graduation) that you’re really excited about… what if you freeze?   

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Salary Negotiation: Never Fall Into this Trap!

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When it comes to salary negotiation, experts will tell you to postpone such discussions until you’ve been offered the job.

That does not mean you should wait until that time to craft your negotiation story.   

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3 Ways to Turn a Phone Interview Into a Job Interview

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The phone interview is an opportunity to prove that you’re a good fit. But it’s no guarantee that you’ll make it through to a more substantial interview unless you’re both a good fit for the job description and the company’s culture.

How can you prove to the interviewer that you deserve an in-person opportunity?    

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Mock Job Interview: How Job Seekers Prepare for Success

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One of the most valuable steps a job seeker can do to prepare for an interview? Conduct a mock job interview. Why? Well, Benjamin Franklin probably said it best:

“By failing to prepare, you’re preparing to fail.”   

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10 Reasons You’re Not Getting Hired after the Interview

Not getting hired

You thought the interview went well. You expected to go on to the next round. Maybe even get a job offer.

Instead, even after following up in a professional manner, you’ve heard nothing. What went wrong?   

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