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3 Unconventional Ways to Stand Out in a Job Interview

“I’m a team player.” “I guess my greatest weakness is that I work too hard.” “What sets me apart? Hard work!” Yawn. Let’s face it, a generic job interview can be pretty boring. If you get the feeling that your responses are snooze-worthy, imagine how your interviewer feels. After reviewing a ton of applications and […]

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Mad Skills: The Resume Skills Section Explained

With all of the information that can go into a professional resume, it’s only natural to be confused as to what’s absolutely needed for yours. However, there’s one element that every job seeker should feel comfortable including in their final document for employers – the resume skills section. Why Focus on Skills? Unlike some resume […]

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Job Interview Fireworks: 4 Exciting Ways to Dazzle as a Candidate

Let’s be honest, resumes, application forms and formal job interviews don’t necessarily scream “excitement!” However, there are ways for candidates to spice up the black-and-white world of job searching with a little bit of fireworks – not the ones that require fire, but the career kind! After all, recruiters and hiring managers don’t want to […]

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Take Home Job Hunt Gold with the Winter Olympics

Team USA is headed to South Korea, folks! It’s no secret that our Olympic athletes are competing against the best of the best because of their talent and hard work. Much like an Olympic sport, job searching takes practice! Let’s take a look at the most anticipated winter games and job search lessons to learn […]

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How to Answer ‘What’s your Greatest Weakness’ in a Job Interview

You’re in the final stretch of your interview, and you’ve been knocking it out of the park, when the interviewer asks you, “What’s your greatest weakness?” Ugh, eye roll. You expected the question, but hoped it wouldn’t actually be asked in fear of coming off weak, overconfident, or stereotypical. This hauntingly brilliant question for an […]

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