Resumes / Interviews

  • Resume Preparation Dos and Don'ts: Be Wary of Fudging Job Titles

    A resume is a marketing tool, style statement and a candidate’s concise biography, all rolled into one. Job titles are a major element that lends clarity to this document. Candidates, however, need to exercise caution when making changes to job...
    By N Nayab June 17, 2011 

  • Sure Signs You Flunked the Job Interview

    Whether you're fresh out of college or looking for a career change, if you do get an interview, how do you determine if the employer or interviewer was impressed? There are interview mistakes many make these days and if you can’t seem to...
    By Jean Scheid June 15, 2011 

  • Fake Job References Can Come Back to Haunt You

    It may seem there are greater advantages to talking yourself up in a resume by providing fake job references to get a job, but being dishonest is unfair to yourself, your employer, and those more experienced for the job. Upon your dishonesty being discovered...
    By Deborah Walstad June 12, 2011 

  • What Can You Do to Salvage a Bad Job Interview?

    Whether you realized the interview went south as it was happening or it didn't dawn on you until you replayed the meeting in your mind, you know you blew it. If the position is one you had your heart set on, it might not be too late to save face.
    By Tricia Goss June 9, 2011 

  • Resumes: What Employers Don't Want to See

    Do you constantly get turned down for jobs even before the interview phase? If so, perhaps what your resume says about you is halting the possible employment arena from the get go. Business owner Jean Scheid offers some sure fire resume tips and some...
    By Jean Scheid June 7, 2011 

  • 10 Ideas for Writing a Memorable Letter of Inquiry

    You have just ten seconds to make a lasting impression in an unsolicited job hunting letter, what are you going to say? Here are 10 ideas for writing a memorable letter of inquiry that will connect with the person reading your letter and increase...
    By Ginny Edwards June 1, 2011 

  • Applying for a Modeling Assignment? Get Your Cover Letter Right

    When applying for modeling assignments, having a good cover letter attached to your resume will make the modeling agencies consider your profile more seriously. Here’s help on how to write a crisp and impressive cover letter that catches the appraisers...
    By Sidharth Thakur May 31, 2011 

  • IRS Job Interviews: What You Need to Know

    Have you received an interview call for a job with the Internal Revenue Service? Do you need help preparing for the interview? Then, here are some interview tips to help you land the job.
    By Sidharth Thakur May 31, 2011 

  • Preparing for a Teaching Interview: 26 Questions You Might be Asked

    If you're preparing for a teaching interview for an instructional vacancy, a list of possible interview questions can help you plan ahead as you think through potential answers. The questions provided here address discipline, content, teaching style...
    By M. J. Abernathy May 31, 2011 

  • Tips to Kick Off a Cover Letter for Teachers

    If you are starting your career in teaching, then it is crucial to know the best method to commence your cover letter in order to secure your first job interview. Here we will look at the dos and don'ts of starting one such as what should be included...
    By Sarah Malburg May 26, 2011 
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