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5 Ways You're Ruining Your Interview

Posted by Kelli McCallion on Mar 21, 2017 1:21:46 PM

Your resume is great and you are landing interviews left and right. But why is nothing materializing after the initial meeting?  There are five potential mistakes you may be making.  These mistakes are usually not intentional, but nonetheless, may be off putting to the interviewer.  Have you committed any of these five faux-pas?

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Topics: Land That Job, Interviewing

What Should I Wear to a Job Interview?

Posted by Kelli McCallion on Jan 2, 2017 9:54:36 PM

The holidays are over, and it is a New Year. Perhaps this will be the year that you land your dream job! Before starting a new job, you need to successfully complete the interview process. Interview attire is just one part of the process, but it can make or break your chances - so be prepared! Not sure what is or isn't appropriate to wear to a job interview? No need to worry, check out our Business Casual vs. Professional Attire diagram. When in doubt, overdress. Good luck!

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Topics: Land That Job, Interviewing, jobs in pennsylvania, interview attire

6 Biggest Body Language Fails While Interviewing video

Posted by Kelli McCallion on Jul 25, 2016 9:28:31 PM

Ever wonder how long to look your interviewer in the eye? Should you sit forward to look interested, or lean back to look comfortable while you are interviewing? Your body language plays a huge role throughout the job searching process. Watch our video to find out what you should (and shouldn't) do!

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Topics: Interviewing Mistakes, Body Language, Interviewing

Never Tell Your Interviewer These 5 Things

Posted by Kelli McCallion on Dec 9, 2015 11:00:00 AM

Honesty is always the best policy. However, some things are better off left unsaid, if possible, when you are trying to land that new job. Avoid these 5 statements during your interview:

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Topics: Interviewing Mistakes, Job Seekers, Interviewing

Addressing Gaps In Your Resume

Posted by Kelli McCallion on Nov 30, 2015 3:33:25 PM

If you are like many job seekers out there, you may have one, two, or several employment gaps in your resume, especially after the job market crashed a few years ago.  Don't fret yet -- this will not always count against you in your endeavor for a new job.

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Topics: Interviewing Mistakes, Land That Job, Advice & Support, Interviewing

Interviewing During Flu Season

Posted by Kelli McCallion on Nov 20, 2015 11:26:20 AM

Well, it's that time of the year to keep the Purell handy.  Flu season!  As if interviewing isn't stressful enough, the thought of having to cancel and reschedule the interview that you've been anticipating seems absolutely dreadful. However, make the best decision for everyone.....and stay at home!  

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Topics: Interviewing

Tattoos, Piercings, and Your Dream Job

Posted by Nick Defabis on Aug 12, 2015 11:00:00 AM

Are tattoos and piercings keeping you from your dream job?  With the job market growing as competitive as ever, recruiters are following very strict guidelines to help them find the ideal candidate for their organization, and anything from a poorly laid out resume to a weak handshake could lead you all the way back to the unemployment line.  Whether it was an idea you’ve been kicking around for years or a 3 a.m. spur of the moment decision you made after a night of bar hopping, that piece of metal or ink in your skin could easily hold you back from what could be a very lucrative career.

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Topics: dream job, Body art, Interviewing

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