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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.

The Art of Follow-up

Tweet Some of the most common questions I hear from job seekers have to do with if/when/how to follow-up. Whether you’ve met a new contact, submitted a resume or gone in for interviews, appropriate follow-up is critical. Use your specific situation to determine how to best follow-up. Here are the basic guidelines as a start:

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:

Showing an Employer You’ve Got “Fit” – Part 1: What is “Fit”?

Tweet “They told me they decided to go with someone who is a better fit,” a job seeker told me last week. “What does that mean? I feel like I would fit in fine. Why didn’t they think so?” It’s very common to be told another candidate was chosen due to “fit”.  That word can [...]

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:

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 -

What to Wear to a Job Interview

Tweet It’s the night before your dream interview and you are getting ready. You’ve researched the job and the company, you have directions to the interview, and now it is time to pick your outfit. First general rule of thumb: always dress one step above of what people wear to work at that company.

Video Friday: Body Language in Job Interviews

Tweet Your body language might matter more in your job interviews than the word you say.  Pay attention to your body language so that you can project a professional and confident image. 

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.

5 Things to Do After a Great Job Interview

Tweet You aced the interview! You walk out feeling proud and relieved. It didn’t just go well, it went great! Before you pop a champagne cork, here are five things you must do:

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