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How To Answer “What Do You Know About Us?”

Tweet “What do you know about us?”  It’s a common but puzzling question that gets asked at many interviews.  Last week we talked about how to research companies.  Today, how to present the information you gathered in a way that shows you did your research and highlights why your skills and background would be an [...]

Purposeful Follow-ups

Follow-up is a part of the job search that many job seekers feel uncomfortable with. Let’s clear up some common confusion job seekers have about follow-ups.

3 Things that are a Must if You’re Job Hunting Remotely

Tweet If you are considering a long-distance job search, there are a few things about looking for a job remotely that you should know and be prepared for.  Finding a job remotely is going to take more time, flexibility and planning, but it’s not impossible. For people who need to move due to either personal [...]

Questions to Ask When Networking

Tweet Job seekers are well aware that networking is critical, but it can be intimidating.  Even people who enjoy being social can find themselves tongue-tied when they have a goal in mind other than just chatting.

Pre-Interview Research

Tweet You got the interview, now what?  Time to dig in and learn all you can so you can shine in the face-to-face meeting.  Having good background on the company will make you look interested and prepared, but the research will give you valuable knowledge that will help confirm that this is in fact a [...]

The Art of Telling An Effective Story

Tweet Preparing for an interview can be an exhaustive process.  Do you have the proper wardrobe? Do you know how to get to the office?  Do you know every piece of your resume and why you put it on there?  If you have all of this down, you probably feel pretty prepared, but you forgot [...]

6 Post Interview Tips

Tweet “We will notify you of our decision as soon as possible.” These are the words that leave many job seekers wondering “Well, when is soon as possible”, as well as  feelings of nervousness, anxiety, excitement, and joy. So what do you do when your left waiting?

Interview Strategy – Giving It All Away

Tweet Let’s say you are in a job interview and you are asked for your biggest idea for innovation within the company. Do you give away your best thinking, knowing you may or may not be hired? Or do you hang on to it, hoping for credit once you are in the door and part [...]

Top Tips on Negotiating Job Offers – Part 3 of 3

Tweet Nancy Kasmar, MS, SPHR, CCP is the Practice Lead for Compensation and Benefits Consulting at Washington Employers, a member-based organization providing real-time business results through strategic workforce performance solutions. She is a subject matter expert on compensation and assists members in attracting, retaining, and motivating their employees. The groundwork for negotiating a salary offer [...]

The Art of the Cold Contact

Tweet Contacting people you don’t know, even over e-mail, can be intimidating. But it doesn’t have to be. If you do your research, compose a professional communication, and get the right message across, it can be a rewarding process and a critical part of building your network.

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