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The Easiest Elevator Pitch to Deliver

Tweet Today our guest blogger is Jeff Haden. Jeff is a columnist for CBSMoneyWatch.com and Inc.com.  He has written more than 30 non-fiction books, including four Business and Investing titles that reached #1 on Amazon’s bestseller list. Jeff learned much of what he knows about business from managing a 250-employee book manufacturing plant. Everything else he [...]

Video Friday: Positioning Yourself as Perfectly Qualified

Tweet Highly qualified workers face a special challenge when applying for jobs. They risk being told they are overqualified. But by positioning their qualifications as a perfect match, they can avoid the label and interview successfully. In this video, Jobfully’s Carrie Krueger explains how.

The 5 Core Competencies of Self-Promotion

Tweet Today our guest blogger is Matt Youngquist. Matt is the President of Career Horizons, serving Northwest individuals and organizations dealing with the unique challenges of job hunting and employment transition.  Matt is a recognized expert in the field of career coaching, job hunting, and professional employment counseling.  You can follow him on Twitter @mattyoungquist. When [...]

What Have You Been Up To Since Your Last Job?

Tweet A common situation many job seekers face is having an employment gap on their resume.   A gap could be due to either being out of work, or taking a job that does not require your qualifications and education and does not align with your career development.  While having a period of time during which you were not working is nothing to be [...]

The Introvert’s Guide to Interviewing

Tweet As not only an introvert, but also a shy introvert, I have always found social situations to be incredibly difficult. When you add the stress that anyone might feel over an important interview, nerves and anxiety can be overwhelming. But with proper preparation, practice, and patience any introvert can interview like the best of [...]

Answering “Why Should We Hire You?”

Tweet On a episode of “America’s Got Talent”, a contestant was asked “Why should America vote for you?” The contestant tearfully replied something along the lines of “Because I want it so much, it would mean so much to me.” While this answer works for a TV talent show, it is NOT the response you [...]

Do Looks Matter?

Tweet Could your looks get in the way of your job search? It’s a question a lot of people are asking after a Newsweek article which said essentially looks matter.  According to the Newsweek survey of hiring managers, looks were the third most important factor after experience and confidence.  So what’s a job seeker to [...]

Answering “How do You Deal with Conflict?”

Tweet Conflict is something we have to deal with on a daily basis.  How we handle it is a reflection of the type of professional we are. That’s why the question “How do you handle conflict?” gets asked in interviews.  When asked about your ability to deal with conflict, be prepared to explain your overall [...]

Video Friday: Giving It All Away?

Tweet Say you are in a job interview and asked for your most innovative idea for that company.  Would you give that idea up knowing that you may not get hired?  Jobfully CEO Mei Lu discusses why you would be at a disadvantage if you do not voice your best idea. More detail about “Giving It [...]

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