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5 Signs You Need Resume Writing Services

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that the median unemployment duration in August 2021 is 14.7 weeks or almost four months. While the time it takes to land a job may differ based on various factors, it’s no doubt that job search can be a time-consuming and...

6 Resume Writing Tips to Land Your Dream Role

A good resume is key to landing your dream job. It is the foundation of your professional brand and an essential marketing tool for your job search journey. How you market your qualifications on your resume, in combination with smart job search strategies, will...

Best Fonts to Use in a Resume

There are more than 700 font styles in Microsoft Word. With hundreds of choices available, deciding the perfect one to use for your resume can be difficult. But does font choice really matter? It absolutely does! The way words are presented on your document can...

Resume Examples That Will Get You Hired in 2021

A strong resume is a critical aspect of a job search. It serves as a key to your target employer’s door. This means your resume needs to be compelling enough to convince decision-makers that you are the right person for the job. However, for some candidates, that’s...

Resume Writing Tips for Graduates

A resume provides employers an overview of a candidate’s qualifications. It typically showcases relevant work experience, skills, education, and accomplishments. But if you’re just about to set foot on your first job, what qualifications can you put on your resume?...

How to Create a Video Resume

A video resume is a short introduction of a candidate’s relevant background, skills, and accomplishments for prospective employers in a video format. In most cases, it serves as a complement rather than a substitute to a traditional resume, bringing a candidate’s...

How to Create an Infographic Resume

An infographic resume portrays a candidate’s relevant experience, skills, and accomplishments in a visual manner. Rather than simple texts, this type of resume contains images such as graphs, charts, and icons that convey an applicant’s distinctive professional story....

80 Action Verbs to Boost Your Resume

Action verbs elevate the quality of your resume by highlighting your roles and responsibilities in a succinct yet effective manner. These are added to avoid repetition of common words like managed, led or resulted, maintaining recruiters’ interest in your resume. In...

All you need to know about how to prepare for your upcoming job interview

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12 Dos and Don’ts in Job Interviews

Job interviews can become overly stressful for candidates. As a job applicant, there are many interviewing aspects to take into account to succeed and convince the hiring team that you’re the perfect fit for the role. And the more you want the job, the more anxious...

All About the Screening Interview

It is time to move to the next step of your life and pursue your dream job. Whether you are a veteran or not, it is time to sharpen your interview skills and make the best out of your upcoming screening interview. In this blog post, we are going to talk about the...

Best Video Interview Tips for Candidates

“An email notification pops up on your screen and as you click through, you see an invitation for a virtual interview for a position you had applied for in your target company.”   You would have noticed or heard that due to COVID-19 most of the hiring process has...

6 Things You Need to Know Before a Job Interview

One of the most valuable interview preparation tips is to thoroughly scan both the company and the hiring manager before your live interview. You probably have already checked the company before applying and this gives you a strong heads up of what is coming. The...

Interview Body Language and Tone of Voice: Prepare for Success

According to research, body language and tone of voice play a key role in communication. More specifically, when we interact with other people, 55% of the cues we receive are non-verbal, 38% relate with the tone of voice, and only 7% connect with the exact words we...

Interview Tips to Land Your Dream Role

You have just received an email invitation for a job interview. Congratulations! You have drawn the recruiter’s attention with your well-written resume and cover letter. Now, it is time for you to prepare and outshine the competition in the interview.   Preparing for...

How to Prepare for an Interview in 2021

After a 2020 full of world-changing events, 2021 is introducing a fair number of changes, which have already affected the way companies operate. With the COVID-19 pandemic restricting social contact, it’s unsurprising that businesses have sought alternative solutions...

How to Rock Your Final Interview

Pursuing your dream job as a candidate can be an effort-intensive, time-consuming, and stressful process. The amount of energy required to identify your dream job, submit your application, and go through the selection process till you reach the final interview stage...

Tips & tricks to use when being interviewed for your dream job

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How To Establish Rapport With Your Interviewer

What makes a candidate stand out during a job interview? One quick and safe answer is their job skills and previous experience. However, communication between the interviewee and the interviewer plays an essential role, as well. Moreover, it can affect the hiring...

Best Job Interview Etiquette Tips

Jenny is an experienced web developer and has received an interview invitation for her dream job. She turns to her friend with big excitement to seek advice on how to structure her interview prep. “Well, don’t forget about the interview etiquette,” her friend replies....

The Ultimate Guide on How to Dress for a Job Interview

A job interview you want to succeed in is coming up soon. You have completed the phone interview and you are now invited for a face-to-face conversation at the company’s headquarters. You have finished your interview preparation but something is still missing. What...

Job Interview Day: Tips for Candidates

You recently applied for a promising position that could elevate your career, and your desired future employer invited you for an interview. You completed all the necessary work to stand out during the screening. You researched the company online, found common...

A library of all common interview questions and guidance on how to answer them successfully

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How to Prepare for a FAANG Job Interview

Are you planning to pursue a job in one of the FAANG companies? Do you know someone who is planning to pursue a job in the tech industry? Yes? Then, this article is for you!  To give some context, FAANG is an acronym that refers to five American tech giants: Facebook...

Typical Interview Questions For Designers

An Adobe whitepaper states that, in 2018, 73% of companies invested in designers in order to differentiate their online branding. Since COVID-19 arose, more and more companies digitized their processes, resulting in increased demand for graphic designers. If you read...

Typical Interview Questions For C-Level Executives

It is time to advance your career and claim a position in the C-suite team. This might be your first time — or not — but in any case, getting ready for any upcoming interview is crucial at any job level. In this blog post, together, we will explore the most typical...

How to Answer Behavioral Interview Questions

How would you respond if a third-party company asked for intel about your company? This is an example of a behavioral interview question. Just like competency-based questions, behavioral questions can be addressed best with the S.T.A.R. technique. In this blog post,...

How to Answer Competency-Based Interview Questions

The best way to answer competency-based interview questions is to structure your answers using the S.T.A.R. technique (Situation, Task, Action, Result). As you go through, you will discover what competency-based questions are and why recruiters ask them. You will also...

Reverse Interviewing: 10 Questions to Ask an Interviewer

“Do you have any questions for me?”. When you hear this question from an interviewer, don’t even think of going with a “no” for an answer - it is a part of your evaluation. Recruiters often raise a red flag for candidates who have no or few questions to ask. And why...

Illegal Interview Questions and How to Handle Them

You are preparing for your upcoming interview. You have already practiced answers for potential interview questions, but do you know which interview questions are illegal? In this blog post, we will walk you through some interview questions that employers should not...

How to negotiate your compensation

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How to Evaluate a Job Offer

Receiving an offer after a challenging job search can feel like hitting the jackpot in a lottery for the chosen candidate. While it can be tempting to say yes on the spot, you need to take a deep breath and contain your excitement. Remember that the decision you’ll...

Communicating Your Value to Your Prospective Employer

“No one will ever pay you what you’re worth. They’ll only ever pay you what they think you’re worth.” This is what Casey Brown,  a workplace consultant, said in her TEDx presentation. Intriguing, isn’t it? No wonder why the video has generated a great deal of...

Should You Accept Your Employer’s Counteroffer?

A counteroffer is an offer typically made by companies to retain a resigning talent. As an employee, receiving a counteroffer from your current employer can be flattering and make you feel valuable. It’s as if you hear your boss tell you, “Don’t leave. We value you...

How to Get the Salary You Deserve During the Pandemic

When the pandemic hit in 2020, many professionals lost their jobs. Although the light at the end of the tunnel is slightly visible now, finding a job remains a challenge for some professionals. According to BBC News, about one in 20 people remain jobless, as of the...

How to Mitigate Stress at the Negotiation Table

Stress during salary negotiation can be triggered by various factors. Some of these include lack of negotiation skills and fear of conflict and losing the job opportunity. While these are valid reasons for distress, these can make you a less effective negotiator,...

Salary Negotiation Tips for Remote Roles

COVID-19 has caused an abrupt shift to the way companies operate. Remote work that used to be a perk for some companies has now become the norm. In fact, remote job postings have doubled during the pandemic and continue to rise. With the pandemic and profound changes...

How to Avoid Common Salary Negotiation Mistakes

Salary negotiations are a part of an effective, high-quality interview. Despite this, a CNBC report stated that only 39% of Americans engaged in salary negotiations during their job search. Furthermore, another research by CNBC reveals that by not shying away from...

8 Things You Should Negotiate Other than Salary

When it comes to job offer negotiation, a competitive salary is usually on top of the list for most job seekers. While a hike in your salary is great, there are other equally important benefits you can negotiate. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics stated that...

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