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Addressing Gaps In Your Resume While Interviewing

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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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Interview Prep Guide for Your Interview: Before, During, and After

You submitted your resume online for a job that sounded right up your alley. It could be a perfect fit. To your delight, you received a call from a recruiter and they would like to bring you in for an interview. Perfect! Prepping for an interview is slightly time-consuming, but it isn't difficult. But, have you prepped for what could happen during the interview, as well as after the interview? Take a look at our Interview Prep Guide for Your Interview: Before, During, and After.

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Samples of Behavioral Based Interview Questions

Behavioral based interview questions can be tricky. Why? Because they require a good amount of thought and detail. There is no right or wrong answer to these types of questions. However, there is certainly a good and not-so-good answer! Soft skills continue to be on the rise as Employers are looking to grow their organizations with people who possess these personality traits. Take a look below for samples of behavioral based interview questions.

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What NOT to Say on Your Interview

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. Don't ruin your interview. Here is what not to say on your interview:

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5 Ways You're Ruining Your Interview

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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What Should I Wear to a Job Interview?

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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6 Biggest Body Language Fails While Interviewing video

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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Never Tell Your Interviewer These 5 Things

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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Addressing Gaps In Your Resume

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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Interviewing During Flu Season

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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