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10 Job Interview Questions You Do NOT Have to Answer

Job Interview Questions You Don

During the job interview, employers want to learn everything they possibly can about person on the other side of the table. However, sometimes their questions can cross the line.

Which is why it is important for job seekers to be aware of the questions they can – and cannot – be asked. To avoid becoming a victim of discrimination during a job interview, here are 10 interview questions you don’t have to answer…   

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The Secret to a Readable Resume: Less Is More

Less is More

No matter how many hours you spend laboring over your resume, it will ultimately have only 6 seconds to impress a hiring manager.

According to Katy Piotrowski, in a recent column for The Coloradoan, “What decision-makers want is a solution to their problem, and if your professional summary is too cumbersome to navigate easily, it becomes just another hassle to abandon”…   

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Hard Versus Soft Skills: What You Need to Know to Get Hired

Hard Skills Versus Soft Skills

What is the difference between hard skills and soft skills?

Having the right hard skills means you can do the job… while having the right soft skills often means you can do the job well, improve existing processes and make a positive contribution to the company culture…   

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Successful Millennials Share Memorable Job Interview Moments

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The Young Entrepreneur Council is an amazing group of mentors and collaborators. And when we asked them to help provide advice for the YouTern community, they jumped at the chance!

So recently, we asked their members this question: During a job interview (either while job hunting or hiring) what was the most memorable thing – in a good way – that ever happened?   

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6 Game-Changing Trends in Today’s Job Search [Infographic]

6 Game-Changing Job Search Trends

Have you built a professional presence on social media? Do you have a personal website to display your passion and expertise? Do you frequently use mobile devices to keep up with your job search, potential employers and personal branding?

This infographic by job hunting and career management site CareerShift shares information on the impact of these compelling job search trends, and much more…   

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5 Ways to Find The Right Recruiter for Your Job Search

Find the Right Recruiter

When job or internship searching, do you spend most of your time looking for openings on job boards? Sending off dozens of applications? That’s so 2004! No one does the job board thing anymore! All the cool kids are using their network to get referrals for jobs that aren’t on job boards, and the coolest of the cool kids don’t just stop with people they know — they reach out and network with recruiters. But hold on, Tiger. Don’t go firing off emails to every recruiter you come across. You have to find the right kind of recruiter for you.   

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