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A Brighter Job Market, for Some

New college graduates looking for their first full-time job have reason to be optimistic. After a string of dismal to lackluster years, the job outlook brightened considerably for the class of 2015. And despite uncertainty about the strength of the economy, recruiters, on-campus career specialists and economists remain generally upbeat about prospects for this year’s […]

20 questions you should never ask at the end of a job interview

We’ve posted articles about questions you should ask during an interview but here’s a great list of questions to avoid compiled by Business Insider. “When you’re in the hot seat, there’s a good chance that your interviewer will turn the tables at some point and ask, “Do you have any questions for me?” When you have […]

7 Ways To Jump-Start A Stalled Job Search

Check out this great article from Forbes about how to change up your job search: When clients with stalled searches first contact me, they often see the cause as something beyond their control. They tell me “I’m too old (or young),” “I’m overqualified (or underqualified),” “there are no jobs,” “I’ve sent in countless applications with no […]

7 Interview Questions You Must Ask

Check out this article by Forbes giving great questions you should ask in an interview. Throughout the interview process we’re usually so focused on being the ideal candidate we neglect to do our due diligence on our prospective employers. I don’t mean the basic reconnaissance required for interview preparation. I’m referring to asking the right questions about the […]

Job Interview Etiquette

Whether you are a new college graduate or seasoned executive changing fields after a successful career, job interview etiquette is a major factor when it comes to landing the position. No matter how impressive your resume, the first impression is extremely crucial in the hiring process. Here are my suggestions on how to stay cool, […]

10 Job Interview Questions You Should Ask

Many job seekers focus so hard on answering interview questions well that they forget something very important: You are there to ask questions, too.  Asking the right questions at an interview is important for two reasons: First, when done correctly, the questions you ask confirm your qualifications as a candidate for the position. Second, you are interviewing the employer […]

Five Tips to Ace Your IT Interview

As organizations have become more IT-friendly, clients are expecting the same in return. Because IT providers now rely heavily on providing quality service, they need a staff who can accommodate these evolving — and demanding — needs. To prepare for an upcoming IT interview, be sure to keep these five IT interview tips in mind.

Tips to get ahead: 10 experts speak up

Workers seeking to get ahead in their careers need to rely less on their talent and their experience and more on personal brand and relationship with their boss, career experts say. Ten leading career advisers and human resources consultants have provided tips to workers who wants to further develop their career.