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Recent Grad? Try These Pandemic-Era Job Seeking Tips

on Aug 27, 2020 9:45:00 AM By | Brianne Tomko | 0 Comments | Job Seekers Interviews Job Search Graduate Coronavirus
According to a recent study by financial provider Affirm, 80% of graduates have rescheduled their post-graduation travel, most shifting their plans to 2021 instead. But why wait?
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What NOT To Ask During a Job Interview

on Mar 5, 2020 9:45:00 AM By | Sarah Perlman | 0 Comments | Job Seekers Interviews Job Description
What Does Your Company Do? Asking this, or "What does this job entail?" shows that you have not committed to learning about the company and the position. If you are unclear about something you've researched, phrase your question differently. Example: "I saw in the job description that this position is responsible for [X]. Could you tell me what that looks like on a typical day?"
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7 Tips for Interviewing After Being Fired

on Nov 7, 2019 9:15:00 AM By | Sarah Perlman | 0 Comments | Performance Interviews Fired
Getting fired is awful, but once you have a plan in place, things start looking up again. Then you're hit with a realization: you're going to have to talk about it with prospective employers.
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Ace Your Next Job Interview With These 7 Tips

on Apr 18, 2019 10:24:00 AM By | Sarah Perlman | 0 Comments | Interviews Soft Skills Follow Up
In 2012, I hired someone for the first time. It was strange to be sitting "on the other side of the table" and asking questions instead of answering them. Since then, I've had more practice and also benefited from discussing hiring practices with my peers. What I can tell you is this: every interviewer is different. That said, there are some universal tips that will make you a job interview superstar.
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It's Not Luck: The Importance of Soft Skills

on Mar 14, 2019 10:44:00 AM By | Sarah Perlman | 0 Comments | Job Seekers Interviews Soft Skills
Do you ever wonder why certain people seem to get any job they apply for? What is it that they have that others don't? It's not (usually) that they are extra lucky! The answer could be that they have better soft skills. Companies that want the best people are realizing that they need to look for strong soft skills in their candidates. But what are soft skills? Why are they important in the workplace? And how can job seekers demonstrate them?
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