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Here are the top ten articles for the Job Search Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. How to Respond to the Difficult Customer Question
Tell us about a difficult customer service experience and how you handled it. This question stumps many candidates. It’s not a difficult question; learn how to tell your story.
2. What to Include in an Email Cover Letter
With so many companies converting to electronic recruitment, it adds a whole new spin to the traditional cover letter. Ditch the emoticons! Learn how to prepare an email cover letter that will get you noticed – the right way!
3. Prepare a Cover Letter for an Out of State Job
Are you searching for an out-of-state job? With so much local talent, your resume has to outshine all of the local applicants. The best place to start is with your cover letter. Here is the information you need to share in your cover letter for an out-of-state job.
4. How to Handle Being Fired
Your performance has been below standards – or worse, you violated a company policy resulting in immediate termination. How you handle the situation will have a huge impact on future interviews.
5. How to Spot a Fake Job Ad
It sounds like the perfect job and offers a really high salary, but no real job information. Is it a job or a scam? Don’t get taken by job scams. Learn what to look for.
6. Behavioral Based Interviewing – Prepare and Ace
Behavioral-based interviewing allows the interviewer to determine if you are the best fit for the job based on how you handled similar situations in the past. Find out how to ace the behavioral-based interview.
7. What 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 five things you should keep out of your cover letter.
8. How to Handle an Uninterested Interviewer
Have you ever sat after an interview wondering when it started to go downhill? If you have interviewed enough you probably recognize the moment you lost the interviewer's attention. Discover how to handle an uninterested interviewer.
9. How to Discuss Salary in an Interview
The “salary” topic can be uncomfortable during the interview process. How much should you ask for? How much is too much? Can you live on what they offer? What factors should you consider when it comes to the salary negotiation?
10. How to Explain a Spotty Work History
Have you held a lot of jobs in a short period of time? Now when it comes time to look for a new job, you’re not sure how to explain hopping from job to job. The worst thing you can do is to try to trick employers. Here are statements to offer when you get stuck.
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