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1. 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.

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. 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.

4. How to Prepare for an Interview
Why are so many failing to prepare for interviews for entry level positions? Don’t be the one that makes the interviewer wonder why you applied. Learn to prepare for the interview and be the one they choose.

5. How a Bad Attitude Hurts the Job Search
Are you being an assertive, go-getter or pushy and rude? It’s important to realize that your attitude can affect your success. Learn how a bad attitude can be your downfall during your job search.

6. How to Interview for an Internal Job
Applying for an internal job? Don’t assume that you’re a shoe-in for the position. Learn how to successfully apply for an internal position.

7. How to Tell if You Got the Job
Does a smile from the interviewer mean you got the job? What if they say "we will contact you in a couple of days." Is there a way to determine whether or not you snagged the job?

8. 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?

9. How Often Should You Update Your Resume?
Organizing your job search material? While most employers are using on-line applications, it’s always a good idea to have a master resume on hand to organize your career. Find out how often you should be updating your resume.

10. When is a Good Time to Job Search?
Did you know there are good and bad times to look for a job? Learn about the peak season for finding employment.



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