Can Your Outfit Affect the Outcome of Your Interview?

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Whether you want to believe it or not, your choice of outfits can affect the outcome of your job interview. How? What you wear says a lot about you as a person and as an employee, because people make a lasting impression of you based on appearance. Your interview attire can be part of the… Read more »

Are You Sabotaging Your Career Chances?

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It has been weeks since you’ve heard from any of the companies that you’ve interviewed for. What’s going wrong? Could it be that you’re sabotaging your career chances through your own behaviors? Many job seekers unintentionally make it more difficult on themselves. They may not even realize it. You may find yourself in the same… Read more »

5 Interviews Questions to NEVER Ask!

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Preparing for a job interview can help you impress the interviewer and increase your chances of being brought back for a second round – or even offered the job. It is important that you know the difference between what is ok to ask an interviewer and what questions you should never ask. We will present… Read more »

Administrative Interview Questions You NEED to Ask

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Every single job at a company is important, especially those in the administrative sector. These positions help keep the office running smoothly on a daily basis. They also help executives and other management professionals with their schedules, with welcoming potential clients to the campus and helping with the onboarding of new employees. The next time… Read more »

Background Check? Here’s What You Need to Know Beforehand

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Have you been asked to submit to a pre-employment background check? It’s important to know that you have a right to know what the employer will be checking for, and must sign a consent form in advance. There is a laundry list of items included in every background check performed on a job seeker, but… Read more »

Why Creativity Should Be on Your Resume

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Writing a resume has become a bit of an acquired skill over the last decade or so, with all of the changes made to how they can look.  But, when it comes to creativity, the sky is the limit! For some professions, creative resumes are not only welcomed, they are encouraged. For other professions, only… Read more »

Do Hiring Managers Care How You Look?

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Preparing for an interview comes in different stages. You must first do a little research about the company so you can impress the interviewer with your answers. Then, you need to prepare yourself physically for the interview. There are some common misconceptions about physical appearance for job interviews that we will address here. A Few Common Misconceptions… Read more »

Is Now the Right Time for a Job Hunt?

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Have you been pondering if now is the best time to hunt for a new job? If so, this post is for you. Fighting through unemployment, or dreading going to your current job, can be very difficult to deal with daily. You need to have a plan in place, an updated resume, answers to common questions prepared… Read more »

Is the Job More Important Than the Company?

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As you search for a new job in Mississippi, have you ever wondered if the actual job is more important than the company itself? This is a very valid question to ask, especially in such a competitive job market. You might want to simply accept a job because it is the first offer that has… Read more »

Easily Avoidable Networking Mistakes for the Job Seeker

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Whether you are currently employed and looking for a job, or are actively hunting for employment while out of work, you need to avoid certain networking mistakes that can kill your job search. The good news is that all of the networking mistakes discussed here are easily avoidable, which means that there is no reason you… Read more »