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Hard-Hitting Job Interview Questions and Answers

Job Interviewing is all about preparing properly, confidence and creating a good rapport. The hiring manager needs to know that you are capable of performing the tasks of the job and also that you will fit the culture of the team. The interview is your time to shine. By having an understanding of the potential job…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on December 11, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Can Positive Body Language Help My Job Interview

How much of a difference can my body language make during the job interview process?

Have you ever had really exciting news you wanted to share with a friend…maybe you were planning on asking the girl you love to marry you, or you just got a big promotion at work? Then when you tell your friend, they say…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on May 12, 2013 at 7:42pm — No Comments

Is Using An Online Resume Template A Good Idea?

When I google “Resume Templates” hundreds of searches appear. By using one of these templates will this help or actually reduce my chances of finding a job?

When I first realised I needed…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on May 12, 2013 at 7:37pm — No Comments

I hate resume templates … and here’s why!

Do a simple search in Google for “Resume Templates” and you will soon find that there are literally thousands of templates that you can copy and use. There are even many companies that sell these exact…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on March 22, 2013 at 2:51am — No Comments

5 Ways To Network As A College Student

Unfortunately networking and career development are not always the main focus on college campuses but you can do more networking at college than you think. Whether it’s for a job in the future, or you’re seeking an internship or summer position, networking is a great way to share knowledge and open doors for…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on January 28, 2013 at 12:13am — No Comments

Staying Busy During The Job Search

If you suddenly find that you’re finishing your studies or your job is ending before you’ve landed a new one, don’t panic! Unfortunately nowadays it can take longer to go through the application and interviewing process and successfully secure a position. It’s important to stay focused in the job search while…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on January 20, 2013 at 5:52pm — 2 Comments

Why Quality Wins Over Quantity When It Comes To Job Searching

Let’s face it, when you’re looking for a job, you want it as fast and as easy as you can get it. It can be overwhelming and time-consuming searching for a job. It’s true that you likely won’t land an interview, or job for that matter, without actually applying for job openings (unless they come through…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on January 1, 2013 at 4:46pm — No Comments

Google Can Be Your Best Friend Or Your Worst Enemy When It Comes To Job Searching

I recently “googled” my name and found an assortment of results come up that I didn’t even realize were out there and visible to the public. Social media sites, registries I created, and websites that I’ve registered on and long forgotten about. When it comes to job…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on December 29, 2012 at 7:43pm — No Comments

First Steps Of Networking

I f you’ve started your job search or looked at career resources, you’re probably hearing this word a lot—Networking. You may be thinking you don’t know any professionals in the career that interests you, or find the task daunting. In reality, each of us already has networks that can help us in our career path and job…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on December 4, 2012 at 6:50pm — No Comments

Tips to Avoid Job Searching Burnout

Let’s face it; the job searching process can be long, frustrating and discouraging.  In the tough job market we have today, the time it takes to research, apply for jobs, interview and eventually land one takes even longer than it has in the past. In a…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on November 30, 2012 at 11:49pm — No Comments

6 Tips To Help Organize Your Time While Job Searching

Job searching can be overwhelming, long and tiresome. In order to use your time productively and get the best results, you should organize your activities and set short-term goals.  Organizing your time will help you to stay focused, avoid burning out and help you to achieve maximum results.

Below are some tips for…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on November 30, 2012 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Tips On Selecting The Best Job Recruitment Agent

Every job market is unique and in order to gain the most out of your job search, working alongside a specialised recruiter can be your ticket to success. Just as you may use a mechanic to help you with your car or a plumber to help stop your leaking tap, an expert recruiter can help…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on November 13, 2012 at 8:59pm — No Comments

Replacing the Objective Statement With A Qualifications Profile On Your Resume

Does your current resume begin with a generic objective statement telling the reader what type of jobs you are looking for? Let me guess that it reads something similar to this:

 

“I am seeking the opportunity to expand my skills, knowledge and experience in a challenging professional environment. I am honest,…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on September 4, 2012 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Writing a Gold Medal LinkedIn Profile

Did you know that LinkedIn is now regarded as the world’s largest online professional network with close to 200 million members in over 200 countries. More and more hiring managers, recruiters, employers and head-hunters are using LinkedIn as part of their hiring strategy. With demand for jobs at an all-time high,…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on August 10, 2012 at 2:30am — No Comments

The Advantages And Benefits of Creating A LinkedIn Profile

No matter if you’re a current student or graduate or a high flying executive, a professionally written LinkedIn profile can help open up doors to opportunities and networks. Before LinkedIn existed, it was virtually…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on July 23, 2012 at 8:57am — 2 Comments

Is Your Professional Resume An Olympic Gold Medal?

With the Olympic Games fast approaching, athletes from across the world will all be vying to be the very best in their chosen sport and take home a gold medal. In events such as swimming and athletics it is usually only seconds that separate first and last and with competition so strong, a tiny mistake can often be the…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on July 16, 2012 at 2:30am — No Comments

Resume Writing Tips To Stand Out From The Competition

If you are a current job seeker you no doubt have one more thing to stress about – writing the perfect resume. The resume is often regarded as one of the most difficult documents to develop. An effectively written resume will get the reader’s attention within the first 20 seconds. However, with such demand for jobs, 20 seconds…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on July 10, 2012 at 7:59pm — 3 Comments

Find Success with a Keyword Rich LinkedIn Profile

It goes without saying that networking is an effective way to build your business, or to get yourself seen when looking for a new career. Back in the day, that meant pressing the flesh and exchanging business cards, but the internet era has made that something of a thing of the…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on June 26, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Facebook and Job Seeking

It is estimated that over 80% of employers conduct background checks on potential candidates that they are looking to hire, and some of these background checks now include social media checks on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter accounts. Almost everyone is on Facebook these days, and…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on June 5, 2012 at 7:20pm — 4 Comments

LinkedIn Profile Writing

The advent of Internet has opened new avenues for people to build and sustain professional and business relationships. LinkedIn is one such communication channel that facilitates a robust and authentic pool of talent. By employing LinkedIn profile writing services, professionals and businesses can support…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on June 5, 2012 at 7:16pm — 4 Comments

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