Author Archives: Simply Hired

Get Your Zen On: The Art of Staying Interview Calm

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In the middle of a recital, business proposal, presentation, or other career-making moments our calm sometimes disappears.

If this sounds like an all-too-familiar scenario, never fear. We have a few tried and true tips to help you chill out, relax and keep your interview calm on…   

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Passive Voice: How to Avoid this Costly Resume Choice

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It’s time to take a trip on the “way back when” time machine. Today, we’re going back to that day in junior high where Ms. Periwinkle preached on about the dangers of writing in the passive voice.

Don’t worry… your resume, cover letter, and job prospects will thank you for taking the trip.   

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The Cover Letter Opening Line: How to Make a Great First Impression

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Avoid excessive wordiness or long and elaborate tales of your job history. Employers want also to know what you have to offer. And they want to know why you would make a great fit.

All in a single sentence.   

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Online Job Applications: How to Make them Work for You

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Online job applications quickly connect those in need of quality employees with candidates looking for a job.

With speed and efficiency, however, also come a few peculiarities of applying for jobs in a digital age…   

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Job Interview Success: How to Earn an Invite to That One Key Interview

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So what do you do if you’ve thrown seemingly hundreds of resumes out there, but still aren’t getting any bites?

For some handy advice, and ultimately job interview success, read on!   

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College Students: It’s Never Too Soon to Start Your Job Search

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While your last year at the hallowed halls of education will no doubt be filled with numerous exams, events, and reason for celebrations, the event also marks your transition from a student to the workforce.

So savvy job seekers know that waiting until you’ve thrown your cap and returned from your post-graduation vacation to start that job search will probably leave you behind the ball.   

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