Author Archives: Simply Hired

How an Online Portfolio Can Help You Land the Job

online portfolio

A portfolio, especially in a web-based format, can be beneficial for those in all career paths. Intrigued?

Follow along as we detail how to use an online portfolio to help find a job, regardless of chosen field…   

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Job Interview 101: Everything You Must Know About the Second Interview

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For many candidates, it’s that second job interview when the nerves and uncertainty really start to kick in.

Well, sit back and relax. Because we’re about to give you a crash course in “The Second Interview: Everything You Need to Know…”   

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Grammar Mistakes that Kill Resumes and How to Avoid Them

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When it comes to your professional resume, there’s no excuse for poor grammar. While word processing programs have certainly come a long way, nothing beats good ole knowledge.

With that in mind, here are the top 7 grammar mistakes we see in resumes. Just as important, we’ve included tips on how to avoid them.   

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Sunshine and Smiles: A Happy Interviewee is Often a Happy Employee

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Smiles and other facial expressions are a critical aspect of human interaction. Even our pets can recognize when we’re smiling and what it means.

Want to hear how to use your smile to positively affect your job prospects? Read on!   

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Twitter Networking: How to Tweet Your Way to Your Next Job

twitter networking

When it comes to networking platforms that could help you land that job of your dreams, candidates have a variety of options.

Resourceful candidates, however, would be remiss to overlook the value of the now-280 character canvas that is Twitter networking…   

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Word Choice: How to Avoid Saying the Wrong Thing in Job Interviews

word choice

Have you ever been the unwitting victim to the word “moist”? Or had the displeasure of sitting through cringe-worthy phrases such as “firstly,” “funner,” or the always dreaded “irregardless”?

If so, you know the impact a poor word choice can have on the average listener, especially an employer.   

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