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Use the 75 examples of strengths to help you develop your answer to this question. Generally, the best strength to choose is one which is relevant to this opportunity and shows that you are a good fit. Then, use the two-part answer (the strength and the proof that you have the strength) described in this article. Written by Job-Hunt's editor Susan P. Joyce, this article is part of Job-Hunt's Guide to Answering the Common Interview Questions.
Job search has largely moved online for many fields, and a solid online reputation is a necessity today. If you are over 50, many employers will assume you are not technically up-to-date. You can combat this negative perception that you are behind the times by following the 7 steps outlined in this article to build your online presence. Over 50 Job Search Expert Phyllis Mufson explains how you may not change how employers view older workers as a group, but you can certainly change how they view you. This article explains how in Job-Hunt's Guide Job Search for Boomers & Over 50.
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How to handle the different types of interviews, including telephone and video interviews as well as lunch interviews, plus tips on how to prepare successfully.
Learn how to develop an effective Profile, leverage LinkedIn Groups and Updates, plus more tips for advancing your job search and your career using LinkedIn.
These people represent the "buyers" so they are very important to you. Learn how to work with them effectively.
Freelancing or contract jobs can be a temporary gap filler that provides a good income for a set period of time (weeks or months).
Temporary employment can be a short-term fix (days or weeks), paying the bills while you fill an employment gap.
For veterans and those in transition, learn how to successfully execute a civilian job search. Adapt and overcome!
Regardless of why you are unemployed, being unemployed can make your job search a bit more challenging. These tips will help you regain that regular paycheck.
If you are currently employed, your smartest strategy is to conduct a "stealth job search" so you don't lose the job you've got.
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Susan P. Joyce, Online Job Search Expert
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Hannah Morgan, Facebook for Job Search Expert
Meg Guiseppi, Personal Branding Expert
Patra Frame, Veterans' Job Search Expert