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Your Next Boss Needs to Hear THIS in a Job Interview


Ever wonder what new boss really wants to hear in the job interview? What can you say, exactly, that will greatly increase your chances of receiving a job offer?

I recently heard some great advice that lined up with my previous experience as a human resources manager, so I I’m sharing. Here are five things to communicate during a job interview that will convince the employer you are his next great hire…   

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Even if Employers Won’t Commit… You Can (and Should)

As if college students and recent grads have not had enough hurdles to conquer to get hired, another trend is gaining momentum…

The job offer finally comes; maybe even with your top choice employer. So why aren’t you celebrating and signing that lease for your new apartment? Because the employment offer comes with a caveat. It’s a paid internship for a short period of time.

If this is the case, follow these 3 suggestions to make this a positive and productive situation… and a valuable stepping stone for your career.   

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Gen Y Workplace Priorities: Social Media Over Salary?

A Cisco study found that young professionals and recent college students are setting their priorities a bit differently than previous generations. According to the study, one third of college students and people under 30 said they would prioritize social media access, device flexibility, and work mobility… over salary.    

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The 3 T’s to Declining an Internship Offer: Timely, Thankfully and Tactfully

From the Archives: This post has become very timely again recently, with recent graduates interviewing for jobs, summer internship season in full swing and fall internships approaching fast. You’ve applied to several internships, interviewed and done the appropriate follow up. Sometimes this will result in an “embarrassment of riches” where more than one recruiter wants to hire you. A very nice problem to have, indeed. Or you could be offered a position, but upon further consideration decide that the position isn’t right for you. This is clearly a slippery slope. After we’ve worked so hard to impress a recruiter –   

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