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Follow-up Letter: Why Write Them and What to Include

A follow-up letter can also be considered a thank you note. It’s always polite to thank your interviewer for their time and consideration in your candidacy. Think of this as a formal letter. Begin the email with ‘dear’ and end it with ‘sincerely’ or something else that you believe is professional.

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Resumé:  7 Ways to Tell a Compelling Story

Today, to get recognized as the strong candidate that you are, you will want to take your resume a bit further.  You will want to do so with the goal of engaging the readers of your resumé by telling your professional story. 

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Cover Letter:  Should You Include One?  Absolutely!

If you are embarking on a new job search, it is likely that you’ve recently put considerable time and energy in preparation to put your best foot forward.  Surely, one of your efforts has been to breathe new life into your long-neglected resume.

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12 Things That Will Ruin your Chances In An Interview

Perhaps the most important thing to remember when going into an interview is that the hiring manager wants to hire you. They already think your background and skills are a fit, at least on paper and they now want to confirm whether or not you will be the right fit by conducting the in-person interview…

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15 Interview Questions to Ask the Hiring Manager

We always recommend having at least 5 questions prepared to ask the hiring manager during your interview. These can be questions about the position, your boss, or the company. 

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Be Prepared to answer These 22 Behavioral Interview Questions

During the interview, you can expect to get some curveball questions that may catch you off guard. We call these types of questions behavioral interview questions. What the hiring manager is looking for is a better understanding of how you perform under pressure, your character, and your integrity.

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How to Close the Interview with Class

It can be unsettling to leave a job interview wondering where you stand with the hiring manager.  Luckily, there are techniques you can use to close an interview…

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Acing the Interview: Top 15 Do’s and Dont’s

Having an exceptional resume is only a start. A great resume may get you an interview but it will not get you the job. Employers use resumes as a front-end screen of a candidate’s education, skills and experience to decide who they want to bring in to interview.

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