6 ways to kill your chances in the interview

From applicant tracking systems to appropriate résumés, there are more than enough hurdles to overcome before making it to the interview in a job search. However, this may feel like the greatest challenge for some job seekers, as many have come out of interviews without the slightest clue how it went. CareerBuilder surveyed hiring managers [...] Read more »

5 Time Management Tips for Better Networking in 2013

“Coffee Shopping” is how I describe loosely defined, networking meetings and business introductions — which mostly seem to take place in the neighborhood coffee shop. I like meeting new people, learning about their work and determining if we can support one another. Most of my business comes from referrals so the open approach to networking [...] Read more »

6 Steps to Achieve Career Success in 2013

This post is by Ford R. Myers, career coach, speaker and author of “Get The Job You Want, Even When No One’s Hiring.” Here’s a simple six-part “Power Plan” to help you make the most of your current career or find a new and more satisfying one in 2013. Perform an internal audit. A comprehensive [...] Read more »

13 strange interview mistakes and how you can avoid them

CareerBuilder’s annual look at the strangest interview mistakes shows how frequently job seekers say and do the wrong things during interviews. Some could have been the result of nerves, and others are just so weird there’s no way to explain them. Here are 13 outrageous and real interview mistakes that surveyed employers have experienced and [...] Read more »

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