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Asked by Tanya on February 24, 2017

How can I get my first job, even when entry level positions require experience?

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Asked by Arthur on February 21, 2017

Someone once told me that an interview is as much about me learning about the company as it is the company learning about me. Is that a fair assessment? For example should I feel free to ask my interviewer about why they like the company or where they feel its weak points are?

Gap Inc., Textron have responded.

What a great question.  It is a time for the two of you to see if this is a match, and that means both ways.  If you have applied with a company, and they have screened through candidates, and…

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Asked by Tanya on February 15, 2017

Many recruiters won’t set up a face-to-face until after a phone interview. What should I focus on in a phone interview? What are they looking for?

Cardinal Health, Gap Inc. have responded.

A phone interview is essentially your opportunity to make your first impression and for recruiters to weed out any candidates that may not be a fit for the position. It is hard to fully gauge someone's qualifications…

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Asked by Tanya on February 13, 2017

What does it mean when recruiters talk about being a “good fit?”

Worthington, Textron, Gap Inc. have responded.

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This typically stems from the culture of the organization; do you have the same values as the company; does their mission statement align with your goals; etc. This also takes into consideration…

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Asked by Tanya on February 12, 2017

If I got my interview through a family connection or though someone working at the company already, should I tell this to the interviewer or could that hurt my chances of getting hired?

Worthington, Cardinal Health have responded.

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I think it is always best to shy away from mentioning this in an interview without being prompted. Typically interviewers will ask how you heard about the organization or the position, and at that…

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Blog post on March 2, 2015

How to Change Careers

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Changing careers is common for many people. Whether you’ve simply discovered you actually hate your current career path or your industry has made it impossible for you to continue being employed...

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Blog post on February 26, 2015

5 Ways to Improve Your Resume

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You found the perfect job opening. It has all the elements you desire: compensation, corporate culture, and location are all in line with your dream job...

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Blog post on February 23, 2015

Coffee Fiends In The Workplace

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Coffee is a national pastime for millions of people in the US. From the first cup shortly after the alarm goes off in the morning, to the 3pm refuel we’re a country that loves our bitter caffeinated beverages...

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Blog post on February 20, 2015

The Balancing Act Of Vacation Time

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Vacation time can be a difficult subject to deal with in the workplace. Most companies have a set amount of paid time off based on various elements that designate a person’s ‘right’ to more or less vacation...

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Blog post on February 17, 2015

How To Work With People You Genuinely Dislike

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The workspace can be a place of inspiration and joy, filled with people who you deeply appreciate. Your office can also be a drudgery littered with various individuals who you’d rather not see twice let alone every day...

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