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    How Long Should Your Interview Answer Be?

    I’m not sure whether you’re like me. I’ve stopped reading! I read no more. I skim and browse and hover over the surface of words, and when I find something interesting, only then do I dig in and absorb the content. Nowadays, because of ubiquitous electronic media, you can immediately suffocate from constant immersion in …

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    13 Interview Tips to Land That Job

    Interviewing for a position is tough. Many are called, but few are chosen. Following are some basic job interview facts and considerations you should keep in mind as you prepare for your next interview:

    1) According to Albert Mehrabian, UCLA professor emeritus of psychology, 55% of communication has to do with body language. Therefore it …

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    How to Strategize Job Searching Like Chess Playing

    Job searching is very similar to playing a game of chess. Both activities have a significant element of strategy. But first, let’s agree about the word strategy. A simple definition found in Merriam-Webster’s dictionary, which says, “the skill of making or carrying out plans to achieve a goal.” And indeed, the job seeker has a …

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    10 Interview Tips for Tech Companies

    Interviewing with a tech company such as Facebook, Hulu, Microsoft, Spotify, or Google is somewhat different from interviewing at companies in other industries, but the basics are the same.

    What is similar but with a little twist?

    Are you passionate about the company? Are you familiar with its products, and do you use them? Do…
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    Interview Politics You Did Not Know About

    The politics of the interview may not be something new, but it’s certainly an aspect most job candidates are unaware of. Every organization exhibits some level of politics. Office politics has to do with the way some people manipulate relationships for self-benefit or other causes. But is it possible that such situations exist even before …

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    Five Essential Steps to a Great Job

    There are five essential steps to a great job, provided one is willing to do some hard work; shortcuts reduce chances. The following tips are for those who want to stay in the same field. For those who want to change fields or who have no idea what they want to do in the future, …

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    7 Most Common Topics Covered in Job Interviews

    The interview reverse engineered.  So, how does a term from the field of engineering embed itself into the practice of human resources? Reverse engineering is a detailed examination of an idea or product with the aim of producing something similar. In fact, this method could also apply to the job interview because sometimes, in a …

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    The Best Way to Find and Protect Your Job

    There are many types of insurance that we are paying on a regular basis and we don’t typically reflect too much on that since it has become routine.  Some types of insurance are deducted automatically from the paycheck.  These are mandatory expenses while others are elective.  Insurance is a payment we pay to get protection …

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    7 Best Tips for Your Elevator Pitch

    Imagine you go to a job search networking meeting for the first time, and the leader at one point informs the audience that everybody will have a chance to stand in front of the group and present an elevator pitch. I vividly remember such a scenario more than 10 years ago at a meeting with …

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    3 Most Important Tactics for Job Interviews

    Every job interview has three parts. It starts with the introduction, goes on to the purpose of the interview, and ends with the closing of the interview. If you understand the objective of each part—from the interviewer’s point of view—you can increase your chances of beating your competition. After all, someone will be hired. Will …

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