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The 5 Most Overlooked Job Interview Research Methods

Job Interview Research

When I was hiring people, my team and I could always tell when someone had done their homework on the company or not. The bottom line was if they didn’t do the research, they were out.

Digging in and researching an employer better than the other candidates gives you a huge competitive advantage in an interview.   

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Fact: Recruiters Love Stalkers

Research

Your recruiter wants to be stalked.

Well, okay, maybe not stalked like you would Facebook stalk a love interest you met last Saturday night. Maybe they don’t want to file a restraining order.

But they do want you to research them thoroughly…   

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The Social Media Job Search Rewards Careful Research

Social Media Job Search

Most of us think of social media as a great tool for advertising our skills and networking with other professionals.

Yes, your online profiles certainly need to promote your experience to potential employers. However, the social media job search doesn’t end there. Corporate profiles also enable you to learn about a company as you apply for jobs and prepare for job interviews.

The social media job search also means social media research!   

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You Found the Perfect Internship! Now What?

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You’ve found the perfect internship opportunity. What do you do next?

Not long ago, I was in your shoes. Then the tables turned, and I went from eager potential intern to the office’s eagerly-seeking-smart-interns internship coordinator. I encountered some fantastic—as well as some not-so-fantastic—would-be interns and was able to view the entire process in a whole new light.

So before you hit send on that email with your resume attached, check out these tips…   

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