Tag: job hunting

27
Oct

Question Proposed on LinkedIn: What Are Some Things You Shouldn’t Say During An Interview? Others’ Responses: – “I’m really sorry I’m so late.” ” There is no worse way to start a job interview than with an apology. Being punctual is critical, and no excuse—bad traffic, wrong directions, car trouble—will make up for being tardy. The obvious solution is to show up on time. – “Is everyone here as good-looking as you?” ” Flirting has

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20
Oct

Question Proposed on LinkedIn: What Are the Best and Worst Words for Resume Success? Others’ Responses: – Worst words: According to the Wall Street Journal quoting a 2013 survey conducted by Harris Poll, the top words and phrases you should never use on your résumé include go-getter, think outside of the box, go-to person, thought leadership and results-driven. Hiring managers consider these words and phrases to be subjective and cliché. – Best words: Instead, you

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13
Oct

Question Proposed on LinkedIn: Is a Second Interview That Went Really Short a Bad Thing? Others’ Responses: – I had my first interview with a company for which I’d really like to work. It went rather well. By the end of it, they were already talking about setting up the second interview. I have a contact who works in management in the company, and he also told me the word was that it went pretty

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7
Oct

Question Proposed on LinkedIn: Does the Resume Get Me the Job? Others’ Responses: – A comment I hear frequently from clients is: “I need a resume that will get me a job”. I typically explain that I can’t be of assistance with that. I’m not turning away clients, I’m simply stating a fact. – In my corporate career, I reviewed hundreds and hundred of resumes. I never made a hiring decision based on that piece

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15
Sep

Question Proposed on LinkedIn: What Are Things You Should Never Say During An Interview? Others’ Responses: – “I’m here to interview you as well. I have a couple questions that I intend to ask you."Though it’s true that the interview should be a two-way street, there is such a thing as being too aggressive. You will have an opportunity to ask questions. Don’t announce your intention to do so. It’s not necessary, and it’s bad

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