How non-networkers can work the room

Attending a professional networking event can be like going to a party at a stranger’s house. You scan the crowd, searching for friendly faces, hoping you know at least one other person. When you realize you have to work the event solo, you suddenly feel shy and jittery — especially if working the room doesn’t [...] Read more »

How to ace the 10-minute interview

By Robert Half International Every job seeker knows there isn’t much time to make a positive impression during an interview. But have you ever stopped to consider how short your window of opportunity actually is? According to a survey from Robert Half, it may be 10 minutes or less. Sixty percent of human-resources managers polled [...] Read more »

Practice Makes Perfect: How to Rehearse for Your Next Job Interview

By Caroline M.L. Potter There are a lot of steps that usually happen before you get to the interview portion of your job search: writing a resume, networking, compiling your references. Most folks are able to put a lot of effort into getting the interview, but many fall apart during the actual interview. Why? Poor [...] Read more »

Resume Critique Checklist

By Kim Isaacs, Resume Expert Resumes normally get less than a 15-second glance at the first screening. If someone has asked you to review his resume and you want to help him ensure it gets read — or want to know if your own is up to par — be sure you can answer [...] Read more »

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