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How To Answer Interview Questions, Part 2

Written by on March 3, 2014 in Blog, Inferno Publishing, Interviews with 0 Comments
How To Answer Interview Questions, Part 2

How To Answer Interview Questions Tell Me About Yourself This is an almost universal question, but the problem is that you never know why they’re asking it or what they expect to hear. Many people think the interviewer just wants to hear your answer. Unfortunately, a lot of times this question is asked because the […]

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Top Ten Interview Mistakes

Written by on February 24, 2014 in Blog, Careers, Inferno Publishing, Interviews with 0 Comments
Top Ten Interview Mistakes

Interview Mistakes I took a poll of several hundred human resource and hiring managers and asked their opinion on what the ten worst interview mistakes were. The following were the answers. I was surprised by a few of them, and some of the ones I would have included didn’t make it to this list, but […]

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Resume Advice

Written by on February 9, 2014 in Blog, Careers, resume tips, Resumes with 0 Comments
Resume Advice

Resume Advice I’m often asked for advice regarding resumes, cover letters, interview techniques, references…just about anything related to careers, but most of the questions deal with resumes. The questions are usually simple ones: • How do I cut it down to two pages? • Is this a good resume? • How can I improve it? […]

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How To Answer Interview Questions—Part 1

Written by on January 31, 2014 in Blog, Inferno Publishing, Interviews with 0 Comments
How To Answer Interview Questions—Part 1

How To Answer Interview Questions—Part 1 You never know what questions an interview team might ask you, but some questions seem to consistently pop up, regardless of the job or the company. I thought in this series of posts we’d cover them one by one. The key to answering interview questions is all about understanding […]

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Be Wary of Interview Warts

Written by on January 20, 2014 in Blog, Interviews with 2 Comments
Be Wary of Interview Warts

It’s Not All About Them Anymore Much of the advice you’ll find in books and on the Internet warns candidates that the interview process is all about the company. I disagree. The resume process is about the company, and everything else is until you get the interview. Once you have an interview arranged, the process […]

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3 Reasons Not to Negotiate Your Own Job Offer

Written by on January 13, 2014 in Blog, Careers, Interviews, jobs with 8 Comments
3 Reasons Not to Negotiate Your Own Job Offer

How To Negotiate A Job Offer Getting a job offer is no easy task. Assuming that you’re selective about the kind of work you do, the first order of business is to find a company with a job opening that suits you. Once that feat is accomplished, you have to write a resume—preferably one that’s […]

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Does Your Resume Make You Look Guilty?

Written by on December 16, 2013 in Blog, Resumes with 0 Comments
Does Your Resume Make You Look Guilty?

Does Your Resume Make You Look Guilty? If you’re using a functional resume, you might be starting out the job search process with two strikes against you. Most recruiters and gatekeepers despise functional resumes. The consensus is that if a person uses a functional resume they are hiding something. Using a functional resume is like […]

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No Mistakes Interviews

Written by on November 30, 2013 with 0 Comments
No Mistakes Interviews

The best person doesn’t always get the job—the person who interviews best does. No Mistakes Interviews  This book will teach you how to: Prepare for the interview. Identify the company’s primary need. Assess your skills as they relate to that need. Sell yourself as the solution. No Mistakes Interviews will help you get the job […]

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7 Steps To A Winning Phone Interview

Written by on November 4, 2013 in Blog, Careers, Interviews with 0 Comments
7 Steps To A Winning Phone Interview

7 Steps To A Winning Phone Interview Many interviews are preceded by a phone screen, which seems friendly, but don’t be lulled into complacency. A phone interview is not a friendly chat; it’s a process to eliminate you. You need to prepare for it just like you would an onsite interview. If the company is […]

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No Mistakes Resumes Checklist

Written by on September 24, 2013 with 0 Comments

No Mistakes Resumes Checklist: Looking for a job? Don’t do this: • Don’t send a resume without a cover letter. • Don’t include an objective. • Don’t include a summary. • Don’t send a resume with mistakes. But definitely do this: ■ Do research on the company and the job. ■ Tailor your resume specifically for the job description. ■ Show them—don’t tell them—why you’re the person they should consider. Before […]

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When Should You Write A Resume?

Written by on September 16, 2013 in Blog, resume tips, Resumes with 0 Comments
When Should You Write A Resume?

When Should You Write A Resume? The technical answer is you should write a resume when you have a position to apply for; however, you should keep a document that resembles a resume updated at all times. Anytime that something occurs in your work history that you might want to put on a resume, update […]

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Should I Work With A Headhunter Exclusively?

Written by on August 18, 2013 in Blog, Headhunters with 2 Comments
Should I Work With A Headhunter Exclusively?

Exclusive or Not? I often have candidates ask me this question: “If you can’t help me to locate a new position, can you recommend someone?” My answer is always the same. “I might be able to help you, but your best bet is to find half a dozen or more headhunters you trust and see […]

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How To Deal With A Headhunter

Written by on July 5, 2013 in Blog, Headhunters with 0 Comments
How To Deal With A Headhunter

Dealing With Headhunters I’ve been doing this headhunting business for more than 30 years. I’ve even managed to pick up a few bits of wisdom that I can pass on to you. Most of it is common sense, but for some reason many people forget about common sense when it comes to their careers. If […]

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What Is A Resume?

Written by on June 7, 2013 in Blog, Resumes with 2 Comments
What Is A Resume?

What Is a Resume? By definition it is: a brief account of one’s professional or work experience and qualifications. a set of accomplishments. a brief written account of personal, educational, and professional qualifications. But That Doesn’t Begin To Explain It. A resume might take you from a job where you feel unwanted and unappreciated to […]

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No Mistakes Resumes

Written by on June 7, 2013 with 1 Comment
No Mistakes Resumes

Warning: Reading this book could get you a new job.   Keep your resume out of the trash! Discover the secrets to a perfect resume. Learn the 3 most important parts of a resume. Find out how to get the hiring manager’s attention. Learn which sections of your resume can send it to the trash. Uncover […]

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The Myth of the One-Page Resume

Written by on June 7, 2013 with 0 Comments
The Myth of the One-Page Resume

Hi, My Name’s Dennis. You might be wondering why I’m writing this post instead of Giacomo. Whenever the subject deals with shit in any form or fashion, Giacomo gives me the assignment. And today’s post falls squarely into that category. It’s about common advice given regarding resumes—in other words, bullshit. What advice, you ask? Your Resume Must Be One […]

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Articles

Written by on April 30, 2013 with 0 Comments

A Resume For Each Job We all know you should tailor a resume to the specific job you’re applying for. At least I hope you do that. If not, it might be the reason you don’t get more calls for interviews. I know it’s a pain to write a resume for each position, and I […]

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Books

Written by on April 30, 2013 with 0 Comments

Buy the eBook here: | Amazon | Apple | Barnes & Noble | Google | Kobo | Smashwords | Scribd | Xin Xii | StreetLib | Buy the Print Version here: | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Books-A-Million | Non-Fiction Books:  No Mistakes Resumes The perfect resume isn’t complicated, and it doesn’t take long to learn. You can read this book in one night and be on your way to an interview. So what are […]

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