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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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Congratulations, you have secured an interview! If you’re like most people, the initial excitement may become clouded by pre-interview jitters and anxiety.  Give yourself every advantage by properly preparing for the experience. Follow these steps to help ease your worries and get back to feeling excited about your interview:

  1. Research : know yourself, the company and the position. …
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While face-to-face interviews are the ideal, a growing number of companies are opting to meet job candidates virtually for at least one interview. While certainly more convenient, this could turn into a missed opportunity for you, if you aren’t ready.

Here are 10 tips to help you sail through the Skype interview:

1) Know your technology and test it in …

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Working in higher education as a student affairs professional can be as rewarding as it is challenging.  More than the planning of fun social activities, those working with college students must be prepared to deal with increasingly complex and serious life matters which could include suicide and violence prevention, veterans issues, mental health issues, gender and sexual identity, alcohol …

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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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Businesses are increasingly savvy about risk and actuaries will be in demand to help solve important risk-related business problems. Additionally, opportunities are expected because of the implementation of the Affordable Health Care Act.

For those seeking entry-level positions, employers will look most favorably upon candidates who have passed at least two exams and have at least one internship experience, preferably more than …

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As the retail industry strives to cater to the needs of two different generations with significant purchasing power, managers who have an understanding of the shopping needs and desires of both the Baby Boomers and Millennials will be in demand. Additionally, retail managers who have a focus on creating a seamless shopping experience for consumers who wish to easily …

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Are you the missing piece of our company’s puzzle?

If you aren’t a newbie to the interviewing world, you’ve no doubt encountered this question a time or two.  If you have ever struggled with an answer, read on…

Tips for Structuring A Response:

1) Acknowledge the competition. It’s the reality and part of the question being asked, so …

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