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The Most Common Interview Question: Tell Me About Yourself?

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You might dread it, but the “tell me more about yourself” question is more than the most common interview question. It is a critical moment of every job interview.

It’s also an opportunity to shine…   

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Timely Follow Up: How Long Should You Wait After the Interview?

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The first thing you want to do after a job interview, whether it’s an initial phone conversation or an in-person meeting, is a timely follow up with a thank you letter reaffirming your interest in and qualifications for the role.   

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Self-Promotion: The Art of Selling Yourself [Infographic]

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Self-promotion can be a tricky proposition. After all, you don’t to come off as arrogant or over-confident. Finding the proper balance between presenting yourself as the perfect candidate for the job and appearing to be a pushy jerk that no one wants to work with can be difficult. It’s not impossible, but you have to put some thought into it.   

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Weird Job Interview Questions and What They Actually Mean

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Interviewers often ask weird interview questions to ascertain a candidate’s abilities and personality. In fact, it’s because of their obscure nature that these questions force you to think on your feet. That’s why weird interview questions are becoming increasingly common in job interviews. When it comes to odd questions, here are five that really take the cake and what they actually mean.
   

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Phone Interview Mistakes You Just Can’t Make

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If you are new to job searching, there are hundreds of new situations you haven’t experienced before.

To help get you through the learning curve faster, here are some common phone interview mistakes you don’t want to make (and what you need to know to avoid making them)…   

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Job Interview Preparation: Fast, Easy, and Necessary [Infographic]

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Job interview preparation may seem like a daunting task. It may even seem unnecessary. After all, you know who you are and what you have to offer. You can just walk in there and wow them with your personality, knowledge, and experience.

Wrong! The most common issue employer’s cite during the hiring process is an obvious lack of preparation by the candidate…   

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