Category Archives: Self-help

3 things you can tell your recruiter, but not the hiring manager…

Most candidates are smart enough to avoid saying certain things that may jeopardize their opportunities with prospective employers.  Such things as, why they really need the money; or extreme challenges that they expect may keep them from performing effectively; or even how their last boss hated them so much that they kept up-staging them.  Such comments will definitely raise a red-flag,  and since employers prefer to hire candidates that seem to have “no personal problems” such comments may also cost the candidate the job opportunity in question.

Knowing this, when dealing with 3rd party recruiters, should candidates keep such issues from them also?

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How much online visibility is too much visibility for a job seeker?

[tweetmeme source=”http://wp.me/pUMf5-4J] As a job-seeker, ever wondered how much online visibility is too much? For the purpose of this post, let’s focus only on information intentionally created to support your job-search.  By now, most individuals know that online visibility is crucial to a successful job search and therefore strive to increase their online visibility by any means possible.  However not all information you post online will support the profile you are trying to create, and here is why.

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65 Questions you can ask during an interview

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 Are you one of the many individuals that have a challenging time when it comes to asking good interview questions? Asking good questions does not just serve the purpose of letting your interviewer know that you came prepared and that you do have an honest interest in the position. It also gives you an opportunity to get a better understanding of the role you are expected to play in the position and organization you are interviewing for and other insights into the organization. Below are 65 interview questions that you can use to prepare for your interview. Make sure you personalize them to the position you are interviewing for!

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