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How To Answer Interview Question – “What’s Your Greatest Strength?”


During job interviews, there are certain types of questions that employers tend to ask, regardless of the position and company. One of the most common interview questions is, "What is...

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New Year, New Career! 5 Tips To Kick-Start Your New Career In 2018!


You've been thinking about a new career for a while, but you were busy at the end of the year with holiday plans and family commitments. Now's the time to...

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4 Tips for An Effective Holiday Job Search!


Christmas is approaching, are you thinking about putting your job search on hold? If so, think again! There is a myth amongst job seekers that year-end or fourth quarter is...

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How To Write A Good Cover Letter? Secret Reveals Now!


A  good cover letter is your key to a job interview. The cover letter is often the first element of your job application that the recruiters and employers read, even...

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Could Event Planning Be the Perfect Career For You?


What is Event Planning? Meetings, events, and conventions are one of the fastest growing segments of the economy and embrace multiple aspects of all industries. Event planners are the professionals who...

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5 Tips On Finding The Perfect Job For You!


Find a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life. It is easy to love your job when the job aligns with your...

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5 Essential Tips to Boost Your Productivity at Work


Prioritize Your Daily & Weekly Tasks It's important to view each day of the workweek as an individual unique journey. At the end of each day, you want to see...

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Everything You Need to Know About A Marketing Career!


A career in marketing can take you in several different directions. Marketing can be defined as being the intermediary function between product development and sales. It is comprised of many sectors...

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How to Answer “What’s your greatest weakness?” 


"What's your greatest weakness?" is the question that no one ever quite knows how to answer. This is probably the most awkward and dreaded part of a job interview. Everyone has...

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“Tell me about yourself” — Ways to answer this common interview question


Some job interview questions that are guaranteed to come up in all of your interviews — regardless of your industry, experience level, and job type. At the top of this...

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6 Types of Questions You Should Ask During Your Job Interview


It's important to remember that every interview is a two-way street. An interview isn't just a chance for a hiring manager to grill you with questions —it's also your opportunity to learn...

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What Colors You Should—And Shouldn’t—Wear To a Job Interview


Making a good first impression on your interviewer is vital. Yes, prepping to answer tough questions is the hardest part of an interview, but trying to figure out what clothing and color...

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