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As msn.careerbuilder.com states, the standard questions you can expect in a job interview, are:  “What is your biggest weakness?” “What interests you about this position?” and “Why do you think you’d be a fit for this role?” However, today’s hiring managers and recruiters are updating their common questions to include ones that refer to new trends, address the current economic […]

Whether we are drafting a cover letter to a potential employer or writing a motion for court, we can all improve our writing skills.  This article from www.lawyerist.com has some great tips to replace buried verbs with action verbs.  It also includes several examples of how to eliminate the passive voice in legal writing so that our writing is […]

A recent article on www.Careerealism.com highlights 10 interview questions, good and bad, that you can ask that will show the employer that you are worthy of further consideration.  Do you know how to respond when the interview asks you, “Do you have any questions for me?”   Click here to read the article and the 10 important interview questions.

Do you have an interview coming up?  Do you want to get prepared for on-campus interviews scheduled for later this summer?  Then don’t miss this advice from Careerealism.com about how to be prepared for your next interview.  Find out how to avoid three distracting hygiene and grooming faux pas that your interviewer won’t mention, but won’t be able to forget!    Click here to […]

Lifehacker.com provides some smart advice on how to keep your Facebook page from being a source of annoyance, embarrassment, and trouble.  By following their advice, you can clear up a few mistakes you might not even realize you’re making.  To read the article entitled “The Stupid Things You Do On Facebook (And How To Fix Them)”, click here.

Get ready for the next generation of interview questions!  This article from Forbes.com compares the “old-fashioned” interview questions, such as “tell me about yourself…”, with hot new questions for Millennials.    Check out the questions, together with analysis of various answers to the questions, by clicking here. 

Today, brands are everything!  As stated in an article from FastCompany.com, “[r]egardless of age, regardless of position, regardless of the business we happen to be in, all of us need to understand the importance of branding. We are CEOs of our own companies: Me Inc. To be in business today, our most important job is […]

From Careerealism.com  Top 100 Most Powerful Resume Words April 11, 2012 · by RedStarResume ·· In today’s society your resume is the most important document you have to get yourself an interview. Including power resume words will increase your chance of getting hired by 80%! When a hiring manager is seeing the same old resume time […]

Did you quickly fill out your LinkedIn Profile to get it up and running, without ever going back to provide details about your past employment, work skills, and contact information?  As stated in a recent article from Careerealism.com, the “reality about LinkedIn is this: it’s an amazing job search tool that brings you new leads, impresses your network, […]

Do you have a Pinterest board?  It is all the rage these days, but it has also been receiving some criticism due to copyright concerns.  Attached is an article from the Lawyerist.com that reviews the recent changes made by Pinterest in response to the criticism and also answers the question:  Is Pinterest a social media tool or just trouble?  Here’s an excerpt […]

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