Tag Archives: Job Search

Why Do Recruiters Ask Those Dumb Questions? [Infographic]

Why Do Recruiters Ask Those Questions

During a job interview, you are quite likely to hear a question that comes out of nowhere… that makes no sense, whatsoever.

And yet – as shown in this infographic from Sample Questionnaire – there’s a method to the madness…   

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How to Write the Perfect Networking Follow-up Email

Has this ever happened to you?Follow-Up

You meet a great person at a networking event and you have a great conversation. With expectations high, you send a follow-up email. And another. Yet you get no response…   

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Employers and Candidates: Different Views of Today’s Job Search [Infographic]

The job search has changed so much in the last five years or so: social media, personal branding, and the influence of LinkedIn, for example. Throughout all those changes, though, employers and candidates seem to be chasing the same goal: introducing a good employee to a good company.

And yet there are some ways, it seems, that job seekers and employers will never agree…   

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How to Write the Perfect the Skills Section of Your Resume

job skills

When you think about the different sections of your resume, which one is the most important? Which gets the attention of the employer first?

Your experience? Your education? Maybe your awards and achievements… or your college experience? It is none of those…   

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The Young Careerist’s Guide to Informational Interview Etiquette

Informational interview

Every summer interns should schedule at least one informational interview before your internship ends.

If you’re new to informational interviewing, however, it can be hard to tell whether or not you’re really putting your best foot forward…   

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Job Seekers: Recruiters Will Find You Here

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Recruiting has changed dramatically over the past twenty years. The days of applying for a job online is NOT how most candidates are found anymore.

Recruiters should now be called detectives, because we use social media a lot to seek out those we find. Today, everything, and everyone, is searchable… and research-able…   

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