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Here are the Editor's Picks articles for the Job Search Site! These are the top ten articles that your Job Search Editor feels are most important for you to read. Enjoy!
1. Why Didn't I Get the Job?
Have you ever walked out of an interview full of confidence that you got the job? Afterwards you waited for weeks for a call that never came? What happened? Do you often ask yourself, “Why didn’t I get hired?"
2. How to Make Sure Your Resume Arrives
You spent hours perfecting a resume. Don't let something as simple as a wrong e-mail address or wrong zip code, keep it from reaching its destination. Here are a few things to check to make sure your resume gets to the right destination.
3. Details Not To Include In Your Cover Letter
Think of your cover letter as your 30 second elevator speech. How much information do you want to get across to the recruiter? What should you hold back? Here are 5 things you should keep out of your cover letter.
4. What is a Resume?
A resume is more than just a list of jobs. It's your personal brochure to get a job or find a career. A resume is a powerful instrument about you and the company you hope to work for. Here is the definition of a resume.
5. Preparing for a Telephone Interview
Have you ever went on an in-person interview and drew a blank when the interviewer asked a question? Telephone interviews have a definite advantage. They allow you to have a world of reference right in front of you. Bring these documents to the phone with you to help ace the interview.
6. Networking – How to get started
A successful job search will require that you step out of your comfort zone and network. If networking makes you uncomfortable, start small and with the familiar. Here is how to get started getting comfortable with networking.
7. How to Take Notes During an Interview
Why is it important to take notes during an interview? It's all about remembering the pertinent information. Wondering how to take notes during an interview? Here is what you need to know.
8. How to Organize a Job Search
Effectively competing in today’s job market demands, not only determination, but organizational skills as well. Learn how to organize your job search to increase your chances of employment success.
9. How to Keep Desperation Out of the Interview
Endless applications and unsuccessful interviews can make even the strongest job seeker desperate for a job. Before you start sharing your troubles with your interviewer, think again! Don't let desparation cost you a job!
10. Why Should I Hire You
Have you ever drawn a blank when asked a question during an interview? The question "Why should I hire you," does not have to throw you into a panic if you begin preparing your answer ahead of time. Here is how to prepare your response.
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