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How to Answer the Question “What Makes You Better Than Other Candidates?”

Posted on June 14, 2018 — When you’re involved in a career search, there’s no getting around it: You’re going to be interviewing. One of the most popular, albeit awkward, interview questions to ask job candidates is “what makes you better than other

Five Best Jobs for Introverts

Posted on June 7, 2018 — If you’re looking for a job, it’s good to know where you stand on the introvert/extrovert scale. Introverts are people who tend to be shy in groups. They interact best with one or two people. Compare them with extroverts

The 6 Best Jobs for People Who Like Working with Their Hands

Posted on May 21, 2018 — If you like working with your hands, there’s no shortage of jobs. Which ones should you explore? All of these are among the best jobs for people who like to be hands-on. Carpenters work with their hands on construction sites.

Want to Be a Receptionist? Brush Up on These 6 Skills

Posted on May 10, 2018 — If your career search is focused on receptionist jobs, you’ll want to make sure you are up for the task. This can be a demanding position that requires strict attention to detail. For many businesses, you will be the face and voice of the company, so a hiring manager will look for certain traits in their top

Three Common Interview Questions — And How to Answer Them

Posted on April 12, 2018 — While there are a wide number of questions you could be asked in a job interview, there are also a smaller number of common ones. They all share one trait: the answer should always position you as well-suited to the job and able to make a strong contribution to the company. The interviewer’s

Six Best Part-Time Jobs in Behavioral Science

Posted on March 23, 2018 — If you have a degree in psychology or sociology, you’ve learned a lot about human behavior and how to influence it. People with degrees in behavioral science often work in mental health settings, including clinics and hospitals. They can also work in schools, working with students with behavioral

Do You Need a Summary Statement on Your Resume?

Posted on February 23, 2018 — A summary statement is, as its name implies, a several-sentence summary of your strengths, skills, competencies, and how you will add value at a new job. If you’ve been reading advice on how to put your resume together for a job search, you may have seen conflicting opinions about whether

6 Tips for Negotiating Your Salary

Posted on February 16, 2018 — Now that you’ve proven you’re an ideal candidate for a job through one or several interviews, it’s time to talk specifics. Many job candidates mistakenly believe that the salary a company offers them is the true and final offer. In nearly all cases, you’d be selling yourself short if you jumped at the first offer

How to Improve Your Application and Get a Job

Posted on January 10, 2018 — To get a job, you first have to make sure your application is chosen from the crowd of applications received. You need to be contacted for the interview — and that will not happen unless your application is picked. How do you make the most of your job application, stand out from the crowd of applicants

How to Avoid Common Job Scams

Posted on January 5, 2018 — Looking for a job online? While you can find great career opportunities online, it is also wise to be aware of common job scams. Some advertised jobs do not really exist or are advertised only to get you to send money or personal data to the advertisers. Unfortunately, the very same computer that