How to customize your resume for a job

How to customize your resume for a job

In order to have a really compelling resume for a specific company or job, it’s necessary to tailor your resume to that company or job. There are…

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Do companies post all of their jobs online?

Do companies post all of their jobs online?

If you’re out there looking for a job, and you have a list of your absolute dream companies, your number 1 priority is probably finding out how to get your foot in the door at one of them. The first step to doing that is naturally applying for jobs and then interviewing for them. But one tricky part of the job search process is actually finding out about these opportunities. People often wonder “Do companies post all of their jobs online?” and tend to have a suspicion that they’re missing out.

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Q&A: Does it look bad if I quit my job before a year?

Q&A: Does it look bad if I quit my job before a year?

A very common question I get is about how long someone “has to” stay in a job before moving on to something new. Specifically, “Does it look bad if I quit my job before a year?”

Let me start by saying this. There is definitely a perception out there that if you leave a job before a year, it reflects negatively on you. The reason this perception is out there is because leaving a job quickly can lead people to believe a few things (many times incorrectly)… Read on to learn more about how this may be perceived and how you can avoid this.

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Common interview questions: Why are you interested in this job?

Common interview questions: Why are you interested in this job?

Common interview question: Why are you interested in this job? / Why did you apply to this job/role?

Why your interviewer is asking this question: In addition to figuring out why you want to work at the company, they want to know why you want to take on this particular job. Basically, how excited are you about it? And what’s motivating you to want to do it?

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Common Interview Questions: Why do you want to work here?

Common Interview Questions: Why do you want to work here?

There are a few good reasons why you may genuinely want to work somewhere. Take a look at the four reasons below and each time you interview with a different company, be prepared to speak at least one of them (or combine a few).

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What people lie about in interviews (and why you shouldn't)

What people lie about in interviews (and why you shouldn’t)

A post about what people lie about interviews – and why I think it’s always a bad idea.

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Why you need to be on LinkedIn

Why you need to be on LinkedIn

LinkedIn is something you are going to hear a lot about on The Prepary. It is one of the most important tools (for both job seekers and recruiters) on the job search front these days… and is positioned to stay that way for years to come.

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Ways to say thank you at the end of your summer internship

Ways to say thank you at the end of your summer internship

3 great ways to say thank you at the end of your summer internship. Saying thanks will help you leave your summer experience on a great note.

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