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11 career lessons that got me 7 job offers

Of the 13 colleges I'd applied to, I'd gotten rejected from all but my three safeties.<p>It's not like I was an under-achiever: I'd applied with a 4.4 GPA, tons of extracurriculars and charity work, great recommendations, and solid essays.<p>But these rejections showed me following the "traditional" path …

Interview Questions You Should Know By Heart

I get so nervous before job interviews — sweaty palms, dry mouth, butterflies in my stomach. It’s really not fun. But once I’m sitting down with the …

How To Answer 'Why Do You Want To Work Here?'

Why do interviewers so often ask “Why do you want to work here?” You’re on an interview to figure out whether you want to work there, or not. You can’t possibly answer the question “Why do you want to work here?” until you actually know that you do!<p>This is just another variation of the “Grovel, …

10 Tell-Tale Signs You Know You Are Having a Successful Interview

You send resumes and hope for the best. Use these tips to know whether you had a successful interview.<p>An interview can be a nerve-wracking experience, especially when you have sent out countless resumes and gotten no response and are now sitting in a room with your potential future employer. All …

Employment

Changing Jobs? 5 Things Your Resume MUST Have

The coolest resume ever can be a super tricky thing to master. For starters, resumes are pretty subjective to the hiring manager and recruiters at a specific company at any given time. That means that essentials for resumes tend to vary (and change often) depending on who you ask and when.<p>Having …

Don't just copy and paste: 4 things to put on LinkedIn but not your resume

You worked hard perfecting your resume — and you’re feeling really good about it. So naturally, the next step would be to hop online, copy-paste all …

This Is What a Good Résumé Looks Like: 8 Ways to Polish Your CV

You may rehearse every possible interview question a million times, agonize over your outfit, and perfect your handshake, but the most important message you can send isn’t in person. It’s on paper. A résumé is your foot in the door and the document that will carry you through that first …

Turn the Tables: 10 Job Interview Questions You Should Ask

Some due diligence and extra effort on your part will go a long way to help you land that job.<p>Anyone who's ever gone on a job interview can probably attest to the anxiety of being put on the spot as you attempt to sell yourself to a panel of would-be bosses. Preparing as best you can for the …

Employment