10 Ways to Plan Ahead to Reduce Interview Stress

In-person job interviews are stressful, and the fear that something will go wrong increases that stress. But with a little planning, you can handle some of those issues with ease so they don’t take you off-track. 1. Try on your interview clothes the week before the interview. If you are just embarking on a job […]

6 Tips to Tame Your Chatty Cathy/Charlie Tendencies in an Interview

Interviews always make for a nervous time. For some of us, that may mean that we have butterflies in our stomachs. Others may have more outward signs of the jitters. One of those signs, excessive talking, can be particularly problematic. If not reined in, it can cause you to be knocked out of contention for […]

10 Ways to Win Interviewers Over

I wrote this post a few months back, and it has so much good advice that I just had to dust it off and post it today! Interviews can be tricky to navigate, so here are some tips for how to answer those pesky interview questions: 1.  “What’s your biggest mistake on the job?” Talk about […]

20 Ways to Handle Rejection

I am honored today to have a guest post by none other than Working Girl (aka author Karen Burns)! She shares with us 20 great tips on how to deal with the rejection that is a common part of the job hunt. Thanks, Karen! Looking for a job is a challenge, in so many ways. […]

Finding a Good Fit When Working with Job Search/Career Professionals

In yesterday’s blog review, I included a quote from Julie Walraven’s blog which read: “The best thing a job seeker can do is make a smart buying decision based on whose personality, knowledge base, and strategies fit their needs best. All of us care about our clients, you can choose which one of us is […]

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