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Salary: Negotiate Or Not?

Salary: Negotiate Or Not?

Do you accept the first salary offered or do you negotiate? In my 9 to 5 years, working for small firms, nonprofits, and international corporations, I always accepted the first…

5 Ways To Tap Into The Hidden Job Market

5 Ways To Tap Into The Hidden Job Market

You’ve probably heard that many jobs aren’t advertised. That’s true. And even when jobs are advertised, candidates who come in as a referral have a better chance of landing the…

Resume Bloopers

Resume Bloopers

Simply bad to truly bizarre resume blunders During your career your resume is one of your most important marketing tools. Your resume is often your first introduction to recruiters and…

Ignore These 5 Interview Don’ts At Your Peril

Ignore These 5 Interview Don’ts At Your Peril

It takes a lot of work to secure a job interview. Creating a list of target employers. Preparing a results-driven resume or having one written for you. Spending hours networking…

Does Your Executive Resume Generate Calls?

Does Your Executive Resume Generate Calls?

Early in your career a resume that proves you have experience may be enough to get you the job. Once you’ve reached the executive level, it’s not. Once you’re at…

You Can’t Dodge The Salary Question (Here’s How To Answer)

You Can’t Dodge The Salary Question (Here’s How To Answer)

Most job seekers dread being asked about their salary. Some are uncomfortable revealing personal information. Many are concerned that sharing their current salary will influence potential job offers. The truth…

Does The Company Culture Fit?

Does The Company Culture Fit?

How to try on a new company during the interview process Have you ever found yourself at work thinking, “Who are these people? I have nothing in common with them…

Interview Bloopers

Interview Bloopers

Nine interview blunders that could have been avoided There is no shortage of articles “how to succeed” in job interviews. You can find advice on how to answer tough questions,…

Is There Age Discrimination? Sometimes, Yes.

Is There Age Discrimination? Sometimes, Yes.

Six ways to combat age discrimination One of the issues often raised when a group of jobseekers gets together is the question of age discrimination. Recently I was invited to…

Mastering Tricky Job Interviews

Mastering Tricky Job Interviews

How to answer those tricky interview questions There are a few types of trick questions you should know how to handle. Some are asked quite innocently, and others are asked…

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