CAREER HACK #8 – LESS IS MORE

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In preparation for writing this article about being over qualified for a job vs. being just plain qualified, I was just doing some research to make sure I wasn’t way off base. So, I went to Monster.com and searched out some jobs. Using the advanced search tool I selected some industries that I know require…

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CAREER HACK #7 – HOW CAN JIM CARREY HELP YOU DEFEAT THE ONLINE APPLICATION SYSTEM?

Jim Carrey

3 Things you can learn about your Job Search and the online application system from “Bob Jackson.” Man I love this video, if you have ever done karate you will too.  For full impact replace “self-defence” with “job search” while you watch it.  There are a lot of “Bob Jackson’s” out there… claiming to be…

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CAREER HACK #6 – 5 COMMON RESUME WRITING MISTAKES (YOU’RE PROBABLY MAKING)

resume mistakes

I look at resume’s all day – every day and I am always amazed at how many resume writing mistakes people include that they think make them look great but are actually getting them thrown directly in the NO pile. I have a very simple philosophy about the hiring process… If it helps you get…

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CAREER HACK #5 – HOW TO BEAT THE ONLINE APPLICATION PROCESS

Cattle

You should never apply to a job through a job board or company website! “What is this guy crazy? That is the exact opposite of what everyone else is saying about how to handle an online application.” There is something you need to know about the hiring process that no one else is telling you. …

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CAREER HACK #4 – HOW NOT TO CREATE MORE QUESTIONS WITH YOUR INTERVIEW ANSWERS

Questions

Career Hack #4 – Don’t Create More Questions with your Answers to Job Interview Questions. Now we all know that the goal of a resume is to get us interviews and the goal of the interview is to get job offers – that’s it, that is the magic formula. There are things that you are…

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CAREER HACK #3 – NEGOTIATING (DON’T INTERVIEW) FOR YOUR NEW JOB!

Negotiate

Negotiating vs. Interviewing. Too many people are just happy to get a job interview.  I hear it all the time “I am so lucky they called me” or I am so fortunate to be able to interview for a position with your company.” I say, “You are not lucky to be there, you deserve to…

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CAREER HACK #2 – HOW TO ANSWER SCARY INTERVIEW QUESTIONS

Interview

If you are getting interviews but no job offers – you are blowing the interview with your answers to tough interview questions! So many people I interview crash and burn when it comes to dealing with the one thing that can sink them and get them eliminated or their tough question.  Don’t leave it to…

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CAREER HACK #1 – HOW TO LEVERAGE YOUR EDUCATION (ON YOUR RESUME) TO GET INTERVIEWS

resume tips

Here are Some More Resume Tips About How Your Education Can Crush Your Chances of Landing Interviews! Here is another great example of common wisdom helping you get eliminated and not hired.  The common belief out there is that you should put everything you have ever done in regard to education on your resume.  Every…

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