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8 employers reveal what they really want to hear when they ask, 'Where do you see yourself in 5 years?'

Some job interview questions, such as "what are your weaknesses?" and even the simple "tell me about yourself" are universally dreaded.<p>Another is the tricky query: "Where do you see yourself in five years?"<p>This question often leaves the interviewee in a quandary of whether to be honest or simply …

Employment

How to Negotiate Your Salary: Managers’ 13 Top Tips

“Does anyone know how to negotiate salary?” my friend asks at one of our semiregular wine nights. Our conversations usually run the gamut from what’s …

Employment

How To Create A Brilliant, Creative Résumé That Distinguishes You From Peers

A memorable résumé isn’t only about presentation, but also about what’s included inside its contents.<br>In this helpful career advice piece from …

Graphic Design

Ten Questions You Never Knew You Could Ask In A Job Interview

A job interview is not just a place for you to show your stuff and prove to an employer that they should hire you.<p>It’s not a stage where you are meant to walk out into the harsh lights and dance and sing, like <i>American Idol</i>.<p>It’s a meeting. The person interviewing you is auditioning to be in your …

Employment

101 things to do in London

We’re all completely spoilt for brilliant things to do in London. From picture-postcard attractions to hotspots in odd spots, by day and by night, …

England

Your Résumé Has Only 5 Seconds To Grab Someone's Attention -- Here Is What You Should Do Now

I’d like to offer you some counterintuitive advice: don’t spend too much time worrying or stressing out over your résumé. Yes, I know everyone else tells you to spend an inordinate amount of time writing, rewriting, correcting, asking people to proofread it and offer their comments and advice to …

Employment

5 Job Interview Questions That Reveal What a Candidate Has Really Accomplished

Want to ask job interview questions that let you find out what a job candidate has really accomplished? Here are some great questions, along with some of the best answers.<p>Some job interviewers (including CEOs) take a fairly unusual approach to interview questions, and most job interviews involve …

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How to respond to ‘Tell me about yourself?’ during an interview

“So, tell me about yourself,” the job interviewer says. Your heart sinks instantly. Here’s how to respond to this question, even if you were hoping …

The 5 biggest mistakes people make when looking for a new job

<b>They apply for jobs online with mass production speed, using the same resume</b><p>Slow down. Recruiters and talent acquisition professionals get an …

How to Answer Interview Questions About Your Qualifications For the Job

Qualifications Interview Questions<p>How to Answer Interview Questions About Your Qualifications For the Job<p>Updated September 12, 2017<p>The purpose of a …

Ask These Questions to Ace the Job Interview

Too many candidates leave it up to the interviewer to judge their ability. Savvy candidates know how to turn the odds in their favor by asking a few pointed questions.<p>Once you get an interview, the chance you'll be assessed properly is remote. You can improve your odds 5-10X by asking …

Employment

Add This To Your Resume After Deleting Your “Objective” Statement

A “performance summary” puts a fresh (and tech-savvy) spin on an outmoded resume feature.<p>Since most resumes are written to cast a wide net, they basically just recite everything the writer has done, but this approach dilutes the all-important data density that makes your resume discoverable. In …

Employment

11 ways to update your résumé when you get a new job

When you land a new job, it's hard to imagine there's any need to update your résumé once again.<p>Perhaps you just updated it to land the role, and, at the very least, you don't have plans to pursue a new gig after just landing this one.<p>If you're like most people, you're probably going to wait until …

These are the 25 magic resume words that will land you the job: Ladders 2018 Resume Guide

Grew, increased, augmented: The trick to writing the perfect resume is choosing the perfect resume words. That is, making good verb choices without a …

Employment

Ten Questions Never, Ever To Ask At A Job Interview

You must bring questions with you to every job interview. Here are three good questions to ask your interviewer:<p>1. How does this position contribute to the department’s — and the company’s — success?<p>2. What will a successful first year in this job look like? What will your new hire accomplish in …

What Your Resume Should Look Like in 2018

Plus a free downloadable template.<p>Let’s be honest: Writing a resume is a drag.<p>After all, this isn’t exactly a task for the gainfully employed. If …

Don't Leave a Job Interview Without Asking This Question

If you’re across the desk from a hiring manager, you should ask who else’s job you can do if you get hired.<p>It’s not as odd as it sounds. A new survey …

How to Ask for the Job Title You Deserve

Your job title isn’t everything — but it does matter. When you’re offered a new role, or have been in the same position for some time, how should you …

9 Essential Interpersonal Skills To Add Your Résumé

As you assess yourself and your work at the end of 2017 (either through formal evaluations or more general musings on your career), you'll likely …

This Is the Only Farewell Email You Need to Send When Leaving Your Job

It's nuanced.<p>A goodbye letter can tell you a lot about an employee.<p>When Marissa Mayer left Yahoo in June, the infamous micro-manager sent her staff a …

Employment

The Best Response to the Tricky Interview Question 'Why Are You Leaving Your Current Job?' (Most Answer Incorrectly)

How you answer this question reveals critical information, and your response will shape what is possible for you in the future.<p>Last week, I discussed how best to answer the question "Why do you want to work here?" I shared what interviewers hear when you provide typical responses and how to craft …

Employment

6 Ways to Make Sure Your Resume Gets Read

Advance to the interview round by sidestepping common mistakes with not-so-common solutions.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’re looking for a new job, the most important aspect of your search lies in one simple piece of paper: your resume. Many hiring …

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4 Ways to Get Your Resume Ready for 2018

If you plan on looking for a job in the new year, it's time to start getting your materials ready. That includes getting your resume ready, which means more than simply finding the file on your computer and adding a bullet for your current job.<p>Resume styles and formats change, and vary by industry. …

Suzy Welch: What to say when a job interviewer asks, 'Why do you want this job?'

"Why do you want this job?"<p>It's a question you know you'll get in your next job interview, but a standard, scripted response could ruin your chances …

To Email or Not to Email? A Glassdoor Recruiter’s Tips for Following Up After Applying to a Job

An expert recruiter lays out the rules of post-interview communication.<p>Are you the kind of person who carefully researches a position and company …

Perfect Mashed Potatoes

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p><b>Peel, Boil & Drain.</b> Peel potatoes, and cut into 1-inch pieces. Bring potatoes, 1 tsp. salt, and cold water to cover to a boil in …

What not to say when a job interviewer asks, 'What's one big mistake you've made?'

It's a given that in any job interview, you have to know how to talk about your skills and your strengths. But many forget that you'll almost …

Employment

Meat Stuffed Mushrooms With Italian Sausage

These stuffed mushrooms boast a savory filling made with browned and crumbled sweet Italian sausage and Parmesan cheese. The mushrooms are not only …

12-Minute Saucy Chicken Breasts with Limes

2 servings<p>A roasting trick for weeknight chicken yields juicy meat and golden, crispy skin.<p>December 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 teaspoons ground cumin<p>2 teaspoons ground turmeric<p>1 teaspoon paprika<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt, plus more<p>1 whole skin-on, bone-in chicken breast (about 1½ pounds), split<p>1 tablespoon …

How to Negotiate a Better Job Offer in Just 1 Simple Sentence

Like the offer but want more money or better benefits? This tactic is surprisingly effective.<p>Interviewing for jobs can be grueling. But if you manage to drum up the right answers to trick interview questions and prove you're worth hiring, there's light at the end of the tunnel: a job offer.<p>Once …

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