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Want More Job Interviews? Start Thinking Like a Recruiter

By | 7 Comments | December 16, 2014

When you learn to think like a recruiter, you’ll be much closer to landing that interview — and the job. Read »

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5 Ways Millennials Can Nail Their Next Job Interview

By | 7 Comments | October 21, 2014

An employee whose company has a selective interview process shares his best tips for hopeful job applicants. Read »

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3 Tough Job Interview Situations and How to Handle Them

By | 6 Comments | July 7, 2014

Closing a business deal is a lot like nailing a job interview: how you communicate matters. Here’s how to be translate your skills. Read »

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Why Losing Out on the Job Doesn’t Make You a Loser–Unless You Let It

By | 1 Comment | May 21, 2014

Missing out on a job opportunity isn’t the end of the world. If you follow these tips, you’ll look like a winner, no matter what happens. Read »

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How to Make Your Freelance Experience Shine During a Job Interview

By | 6 Comments | March 15, 2013

Take control of the narrative of your career by identifying the desirable skills you’ve developed as a freelancer and communicating them during your interview. Read »

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7 Ways to Bore the Heck Out of Your Interviewer

By | 7 Comments | January 17, 2013

Coming across as boring and unenergetic is like handing your dream job to your competition. And you’d never do that, would you? Read »

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How I Bombed a Sure-Thing Interview

By | 8 Comments | November 30, 2012

Yes, it’s embarrassing to screw up an interview. But if you can learn from my mistakes, you’ll have a success story to tell (and hopefully a job to accept). Read »

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9 Annoying Lies Job Interviewers Tell

By | 23 Comments | October 31, 2012

Don’t forget hiring managers are trying to win you over, too. And to do that, they might tell a few dangerous fibs. Read »

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Are You Feeling Lucky? (#BrazenStuff 9.21.12)

By | 2 Comments | September 21, 2012

Weird things people have done at interviews, why Gen Y is so focused on “following their passion” and more in this week’s link roundup. Read »

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5 Things Textbooks Won’t Teach You About the Interview Process

By | 16 Comments | April 13, 2012

There are obvious ways you can mess up an interview — and then there are other more subtle things that can prevent you from impressing your interviewers. Read »

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One Vital Interview Question You Don’t Want to Forget to Ask

By | 5 Comments | April 10, 2012

If you fail to ask about this at your job interview, you may regret it down the road. Read »

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Romney Goes to the Deep South: Lessons in Authenticity

By | 2 Comments | March 22, 2012

Whether you’re on the campaign trail or in an interview, you’re better off being yourself. Read »

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How to Not Screw Up a Skype Interview

By | 12 Comments | August 23, 2011

Tips for acing a Skype interview — regardless of whether you wear pants. Read »

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How To Rock A Phone Interview (Or Five)

By | 1 Comment | April 8, 2009

Follow these tips to kill it on your next phone interview. Read »