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Making Informational Interviews Work for You

Tweet Informational interviews are an invaluable tool for today’s job search. While you never actually ask for a job during an informational interview, many do lead directly or indirectly to employment opportunities down the road. In part one of our series on information interviews, we look at why you should do informational interviews.

Answering “Tell Me About Yourself”

Tweet It’s one of the most predictable interview questions out there, yet many job seekers are still caught off guard when asked “So tell me about yourself”.  Instead of dreading this question, job seekers should relish the chance to present themselves as an ideal match for the position for which they are interviewing.

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.

10 Things to Do Right Before a Job Interview

Tweet When you walk in the door for a job interview, you want to be calm, cool and confident. Here are ten things to do on the day of the interview that will prepare you for success:

Improving Communication During Interviews

Tweet Good communication skills can mean the difference between success and failure in job interviews.  If you are stalling at interviews, communication skills could be the problem. Here are four things to focus on to improve communication skills in interviews:

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 [...]

Video Friday – After Submitting Job Applications

Tweet Beyond your well-written resume, your networking, your interview skills, there is something else more you can and should do to push your candidacy to the next level – following up and preparing your references.  Here is how -

Mealtime Interviews: An Etiquette Guide

Tweet You have just gotten the interview and the hiring manager said it’s a lunch interview tomorrow at 1:00. You have never had a lunch interview before or have not had one for quite some time. What do you do?

Video Friday – Ready, Set, Interview!

Tweet The 15-30 minutes leading up to a job interview are an important time to prepare yourself for success.  In this video Jobfully’s Carrie Krueger gives you ten last minute things to do so you’re ready.

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