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Category Archives: Special Interest

Are You Coming Across Too Young?

Spelling errors, overbearing parents, constant texting – just a few mistakes young job seekers make. How to avoid being “that young person” in the job market.

Internships During Job Search

Tweet There was a time when interns were around to fetch coffee and answer phones. But these days internships have an entirely different scope. They’ve become an important part of getting a job. Here are some of the reasons more people than ever are interning:

Video Friday: When They Say You Are Overqualified

Tweet It’s not uncommon for a job seeker to be told he or she is overqualified for a position. If this happens to you, it is possible to respond in a way that keeps you in the running for the job.  In today’s video blog, Jobfully’s Carrie Krueger explains what to do when you’re told [...]

Answering the Question “Where Do You See Yourself in Five Years?”

Tweet Where do you see yourself in five years?  It’s a question many people face in interviews, yet don’t take the time to prepare for it.  You may be tempted to envision where you’ll be in five years on a personal level, but that’s not an appropriate way to answer the question.

Video Friday: Networking for Introverts

Tweet In today’s Video Friday blog, Kimberly shares some tricks to make networking easier and more natural.

Action Plan for Overcoming “Overqualified”

Tweet Recruiting and hiring managers are sometimes hesitant to hire people they consider overqualified. Yesterday we got a recruiter’s perspective on why they might not want to hire someone who is overqualified.  Today, an action plan for overcoming the label of “overqualified”.

Why Won’t Employers Hire Overqualified Workers?

Tweet “Why wouldn’t an employer WANT a candidate who is overqualified?”, a Jobfully reader asks. “Wouldn’t they be happy to have someone who was completely competent from day one and readily able to take on more responsibility as needed? Why is being overqualified

Video Friday: Targeting Small Companies

Advice and tips on landing a job at small companies in today’s economy.

Making a Career Transition

Tweet You hear a lot these days about “hot jobs” – jobs are in increasing demand. You also hear a lot about jobs that have disappeared forever. If you were working in a field that is no longer flourishing, or  if you simply want to move into a different profession that better fits you, you [...]

Video Friday: Networking for Introverts – Why You Should Go Alone

Tweet Introverts are sometimes advised to take a friend with them to networking events. But in today’s video blog, Kimberly Beatty explains why she disagrees with that advice and feels “going it alone” is best for introverts.

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