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Archive for the ‘Interview Advice’ Category

December 19th, 2016

The Infographic Resume

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The internet is periodically abuzz with news of the impending death of the resume. A professional resume writer now in my 11th year of full time service, I am quite certain that the resume is still the basis of perhaps 98% of today’s recruitment process. I’ve watched a few such trends come and go. The […]

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October 12th, 2016

10 Expert Tips on Interviewing for a Law Firm

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A lot of people find job interviews to be unnerving. Interviews are most often spontaneous, there is a lot of uncertainty involved and is highly subjective. The average interviewee never quite knows what is considered to be a “right answer”. Law interviews are intended to be such. It is a way determining if a candidate’s […]

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September 8th, 2016

How to Explain Long-Term Travel During a Job Interview

How to Explain Long-Term Travel During a Job Interview

Travelling the world is one of the most fulfilling experiences any person can have and is often filled with unforgettable memories that are life-changing. And it’s not easy; it can also be one of the most challenging things that you can do, and that includes returning home and getting back to day-to-day life. When you […]

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August 11th, 2016

Job Interview Advice for New Attorneys

Job Interview Advice for New Attorneys

Passing law school with flying colors was in and of itself challenging, but now you are looking to take that next big step as a consummate professional. However, the thought of interviewing for a law firm position is concerning you. All the years of education and practice will become obvious in your expertise and knowledge […]

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June 24th, 2016

How To Answer Unexpected Interview Questions

How To Answer Unexpected Interview Questions

Job interviews are not an easy nut to crack, but they can surely become your pass to an outstanding career. While most of the time you will be faced with the same interview questions you have already been asked countless times before, some companies like to step up their recruiting game and surprise their candidates […]

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October 13th, 2015

4 Methods of Effective Interview Preparation

4 Methods of Effective Interview Preparation

As a job seeker in today’s information age, there are numerous resources and articles that can be foundon tips and tricks associated with effectively interviewing for a position. In order for candidates to best equip themselves for an interview, they need to first assess their current interviewing skills and then determine what tools are needed […]

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June 18th, 2015

Interview Basics

Interview Basics

Despite the etiquette, formality, and inevitable fear factor, job interviews can actually be enjoyable as well as extremely informative.

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February 25th, 2015

Cold Calling Your Way to a New Job

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Next to public speaking, cold calling might be the scariest thing people try to avoid doing at all costs.
It can also be a very effective and underutilized method for career-minded individuals like yourself to separate yourself from other job searchers who don’t think about doing it.

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July 29th, 2014

How To Say “No” In a Job Interview

How to say no in a job interview

During a job interview, it is important to create an atmosphere of positivity and to avoid saying things that are negative. Due to human nature, we don’t like to hear negative things or to hear the word “No”. The Japanese, who are obsessed with maintaining social harmony, are known to never utter the word “No” […]

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May 16th, 2014

How to Ace a Skype Interview!

How to Ace a Skype Interview!

Skype, and other forms of online video interviews are becoming more and more common. This Infographic by NeoMam Studios will teach you how to prep for, and impress during, a Skype interview!

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