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Second Chance Video Interview

Your first interview may have been a complete flop. Sometimes, opportunity knocks when you are not ready. Perhaps you were suffering with a cold, a recent death in the family or another circumstance that resulted in a failed interview. Alison Doyle of About.com suggests acknowledging the bad and Read more [...]

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The Last Laugh During an Interview

Are you a nervous giggler? Or do you just enjoy relaying stories that even make you laugh? Save these moments for outside of the interview, suggests HR professional Alison Doyle of About.com. Laughing may be completed by the interviewer and you as the candidate can join is. Avoid rambunctious laughter Read more [...]

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Deliver Your Best 60 Seconds

When competing in a market where hundreds apply for one position, you are presented with a 60 second opportunity to make a splash. Certainly, your video resume will be longer, but the first 60 seconds are the most imperative. Over 54 percent of employers have adopted video resume technology reports US Read more [...]

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Hello Interviewer, What’s Your Company About?

You have finally aced an interview date, congratulations! Your potentially new employer has scheduled the video interview and you are so excited. As the video turns on, your mind clears. Almost too completely…you may have missed a very important step. The interviewer probes for a seemingly simple Read more [...]

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The Downward Spiral of The Video Smile

Smiling is an impression, a delivery of art nuanced on how one simply lifts each corner of their mouth. In stunning review, it appears smiling to much can turn off an interviewer and have them state: next! The University of Kent stated a neutral expression was highly regarded by employers, over the Read more [...]

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Top 5 Tips On How To Be More Productive at Work

“Managers and executives these days are totally focused on productivity—getting the most from the employees they have,” says Kate Wendleton, president of career coaching firm The Five O’Clock Club. “… they need people who are productive.” Getting the most out of your work day is an important aspect Read more [...]

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Should I Enroll In MOOCs to Help With My Job Search? Pros and Cons

First of all, what are MOOCs? “MOOCs” is short for massive open online courses.  It’s a trending educational tool that many top universities, such as MIT and Stanford, are offering for free to anyone in the world.  It’s a great resource for learning for free, but it is fairly new and the question Read more [...]

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How to Network Your Way to Your Next Job

Networking is a great way for you to find your first or next job.  In fact, according to an article by Mike Profita on About.com’s Job Search blog, at least 60% of jobs are acquired through networking. If you’ve been working for the last couple of years and you are still searching job boards for Read more [...]

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