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How to answer; So tell me about yourself

How to answer; So tell me about yourself

More often these days, employers and recruiters are conducting “pre-interview” phone interviews. They don’t necessarily mean you get the job if you ace it, however, if it doesn’t go well, it could mean you’re automatically off the list for a follow up face-to-face interview. Here are a few things to consider before taking a phone interview. Many interviews begin with the interviewer asking, “So, tell me about yourself.” This question is a way of easing you into the interview so…

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Common cover letter mistakes

Common cover letter mistakes

Making the first impression is key when you are job hunting. A good cover letter can mean the difference between being called for an interview or being placed in the “nope” pile. Having an informative, professional and eye-catching cover letter is important to ensure you are seen by your potential future employer and can set the stage for a review of your resume. Below is a list of common mistakes made on cover letters and how to avoid them when…

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How to write a dope cover letter

How to write a dope cover letter

Some people might ask themselves: is a cover letter necessary? Well my friends, the answer to that question is definitely yes. A cover letter is your chance to impress the hiring manager for the job you’re applying for by showcasing your skills and your personality. Your cover letter fills in the experience gaps between your resume’s bullet points. Not sure where to start? I’ve compiled some tips to help make the process a little easier. Short and sweet The guide should be…

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