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21 Common Interview Questions and Answers

Top recruiter Jeff Lipschultz offers savvy advice for differentiating yourself from other candidates with smart answers to the 21 most common job interview questions in 2021.

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Job Scams: Warning Signs and How to Avoid Them

How to recognize and avoid the five types of job scams that are found online today.

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10 Step Interview Preparation Plan: The Winning Difference

Susan Joyce offers 10 types of research in 2021 that will prepare you to impress employers in your next job interview.

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The 25 Best Keywords to Boost Your Personal SEO

Build your personal SEO with the 25 best keywords for your job search so your resume and LinkedIn Profile appear in the right search results for you.

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How to Succeed in Your Phone Interviews (a.k.a. Phone Screens)

Phone interviews, also known as phone screens, are typically the first hurdle in the interview process, separating the qualified from the unqualified job candidates. Follow these 12 steps to succeed in your next phone screen interview.

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Free Resume Samples

Erin Kennedy provides free sample resumes to help job seekers understand how to address specific situations and current resume best-practices for both ATS systems and also for more formal situations.

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50+ Questions to Ask the Interviewer During Your Job Interview

50+ smart questions for the interviewee to ask the interviewers in your job interview to determine if the job and the employer are a good fit for you.

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Formal Job Interview Thank You Note Examples

Susan P. Joyce offers sample formal job interview thank you letters and notes.

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How to Avoid Job Scams: 9 Signs

The 9 most common characteristics of job scams that you will find in e-mail, social media, websites, and job boards.

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5 Ways to Bridge Employment or Career Gaps

Recruiter Jeff Lipschultz suggests 5 good options for filling that gap between jobs, particularly important if you have been unemployed for a long term.

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How to Turn Down an Interview Invitation

When you need to turn down a job interview invitation, do it carefully and quickly, hopefully not permananetly shutting the door on that potential employer.

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How Employers Review Resumes and Applications: The Secret for Standing Out

Job Search Mindset Expert Harry Urschel explains how employers review resumes and reveals the secrets to making your resume stand out.

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What to Do If You Are Laid Off

As someone who was laid off twice in my career, I know that being laid off can feel like a big kick in your stomach, but millions have been laid off and recovered well, moving on to better jobs and careers. You will, too.

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For Job Search Success, Identify the Right Job Titles for Your Next Job

Hannah Morgan helps job seekers identify the right job titles for their job search.

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What’s Happening After Your Interview?

Many reasons cause the long wait after a interview until the next contact or job offer and often the reason has nothing to do with you.

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Keep Rolling: How to Stay Motivated During Job Search

How to keep your motivation and momentum rolling during a lengthy job search.

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Successfully Launch Your New Remote Job: The First 90 Days

When you work from home, these 9 tools help you stay well-connected and well-organized.

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Top Work From Home / Remote Jobs in 2021

Learn about who’s working from home, the most common types of remote jobs, the types of companies that hire employees to work from home, and how you can work from home, too.

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The Best LinkedIn Job Title When You Are Unemployed

The best job title to use on LinkekdIn when you are unemployed.

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10-Step Personal Branding Worksheet

Meg Guiseppi, Job-Hunt’s Personal Branding Expert, helps you define your personal brand based on her 10-step worksheet.

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