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The answers to these questions require more than just an ability to describe your management style, but also to explain how your preferences impact those working under you. Your answer will help the interviewer determine the level of direct interaction and feedback that you typically have with your subordinates.

Are the lines …

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The rules of traditional banking are being challenged by customers who are increasingly demanding greater responsiveness and transparency from their financial services provider. This demand, coupled with competition from peer-to-peer lending, credit unions, and alternative lending sources, has had an impact on how banks are doing business.

Candidates who can not only demonstrate sales ability, but a true …

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The recruitment world is competitive and intense with a seemingly endless race to find and hire top talent. As technology continues to increase the efficiency of the recruitment process, there may be a shift toward more data-driven decisions. However, the best recruiters will continue to focus on building relationships with candidates as computers can’t replace the value of …

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Unless interviewing for a job is a completely foreign experience to you, the questions, “Tell me about yourself” and “Discuss your top 3 strengths/weaknesses” will not take you by surprise. Most interviews however, will also include some questions that may jolt you out of complacency. It’s not possible to anticipate every question you will be asked, but it’s a great …

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Here it is, the day of your big interview. You’ve practiced your interviewing skills, researched the company, and you are looking your job-ready best. What could go wrong?  

Sometimes job candidates will unknowingly ruin a chance at a job by bringing up subjects better left outside of the interview room.  While it is important to have a good …

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True or False?  Most people get a job by applying online.

Research shows that fewer than 20 percent of jobs are advertised. Recruiters at top companies find job boards an inefficient method of finding well-qualified candidates for open positions. The onslaught of applicants for every job posting produces too many resumes for recruiters to sift through. They do not have …

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When faced with this question in an interview, it’s not enough just to mention that you were responsible for a particular task; employers want to know that you excelled at it. It’s also not enough to merely recite your relevant areas of expertise; you will want to share examples of success stories from your work experience.

As …

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According to a study by Bankrate.com, 35% of Americans have never laid eyes on their credit report. This could be a costly mistake as your credit score and history often dictates the pricing for a lot of things — cars, mortgage loans, credit cards. What may not be as widely known; however, is that, your financial past …

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In a recent *survey of 1,855 hiring managers, 93% indicated that they use social media to screen potential employees.  Many U.S. companies now ask applicants to agree to a social media background check.  What does this mean for you, the jobseeker?  The bottom line is you should think of Google as your first resume. If a …

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It’s an exciting time to be in public relations with businesses and organizations becoming hyper-aware of how both offline and online reputation can impact the bottom line. With the potential for every customer interaction to be broadcast online, companies are looking for PR professionals who have experience with risk assessment and online reputation management.

Social media has …

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