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  • Answering Behavioral Interview Questions: Tell Me About a Time When You Had to Motivate Someone (Plus Sample Answer!)

    4 Techniques to Build Rapport with the Interviewer to Ace Your Next Job InterviewBehavioral questions are used to understand how you work -- your style and your effectivness plus your ability to handle tough questions. Being able to motivate others can be critical for many jobs and organizations. When an interviewer asks this question, s/he wants to know: Can you keep a project moving, and successfully lead coworkers and colleagues? Job Interviewing Expert Bob McIntosh shares how to prepare for this question, including a sample answer, in this article from Job-Hunt's Guide to Successful Interviews.
  • How to Navigate Career Change at a Crossroads

    How to Use Your New Degree to Make a Career ChangeWe all experience "crossroads" in our lives when a career change is the best idea. Career Change Expert Virginia Franco shares the 4 parts of the career change roadmap, sharing her own transition as an example. Since the "great recession" Virginia navigated a complex path from corporate communications and training to running her own business as a career coach and professional resume writer. This article is from Job-Hunt's Guide to Career Change.
  • Interview Success Secret: Smart Listening!

    Interview Success Secret: Smart Listening! During your job interviews, you must demonstrate that you are a good listener, an essential part of the "good communicator" skills we all claim. Working with Recruiters Expert Jeff Lipschultz shares tips for showing you are listening well and engaged in the discussion plus 2 critical times in every interview when you must listen very carefully in this article from Job-Hunt's Guide to Successful Interviews.
  • 10 Keys to a Rewarding Second Act Career

    10 Keys to a Rewarding Second Act CareerYou have retired, and you're supposed to be relaxing and enjoying life. But, perhaps your finances are getting too tight, or you don't know what to do with all of this "spare time" you have now. Time has arrived for your Second Act Career. What are some of the key things you should think about when creating your Second Act Career? Lifestyle-Friendly Careers Expert Nancy Collamer provides a framework for determining your Second Act Career in this article from Job-Hunt's Guide to Career Change.
  • Answering Behavioral Interview Questions: Tell Me About a Time When You Convinced Your Boss to Agree with Your Proposal (with Sample Answer!)

    Essential Tools for Today's Advanced Job SearchBehavioral questions require a job candidate to recall a time when they performed a skill successfully, or unsuccessfully, and then tell a story about performing that skill. With your answer to this question, demonstrate your knowledge and skills, your judgement, and your ability to negotiate successfully with someone senior to you. Job Interviews Expert Contributor Bob McIntosh shares how to successfully answer this question, one of the many job interview questions covered in Job-Hunt's Guide to Smart Answers to Interview Questions.
  • Are Your Resumes Ignored? Here's Why, and How to Recover

    Your Resumes Ignored? Here's Why, and How to Recover

    Many job seekers have described to me that submitting a resume in today’s job market is mostly a banging-their-head-against-a-brick-wall, extremely frustrating waste of time. You search for the right jobs and submit your resumes as quickly as possible. But you never hear from the employer. This article by Job-Hunt's Editor Susan P. Joyce is from Job-Hunt's Guide to Personal Online Reputation Management.


  • LinkedIn for Career Changers

    LinkedIn for New Graduate Career Changers

    It is never too late to pursue a new career. Many have a dream role in mind but struggle with how to position themselves, and their new degree, on LinkedIn. Career Change Expert Virginia Franco steps you through your LinkedIn Profile from top to bottom to make your career change effectively visible, the newest article in Job-Hunt's Guide to Career Change.


  • 5 Reasons LinkedIn Is Indispensable for Personal Branding with LinkedIn

    5 Reasons LinkedIn Is Indispensable for Personal Branding with LinkedInLinkedIn is an essential element of personal branding for most professionals today. It is popular, powerful, and unavoidable for most of us. Use it to connect all of the elements of your personal brand in one place where most recruiters are looking for people like you. LinkedIn Personal Branding Expert, Meg Guiseppi, shares why LinkedIn is the core of personal branding in this article from Job-Hunt's Guide to Personal Branding with LinkedIn.
  • Answering Behavioral Interview Questions: Tell Me About a Time When You Failed (with Sample Answer!)

    Answering Behavioral Interview Questions: Tell Me About a Time When Your Boss Criticized You with Sample AnswerTough interview questions can raise the hair on the back of your neck, and behavioral-based job questions usually fall into that category. One behavioral-based question my clients say catches them off guard is, "Tell me about a time when you failed in your job." Job-Hunt's Job Interviews Expert Contributor, Bob McIntosh, describes how to respond well to this question part of Job-Hunt's Guide to Smart Answers to Interview Questions.
  • Smart Strategies to Answer to Behavioral Interview Questions

    Answer When Can You StartTop recruiter/head hunter Jeff Lipschultz explains how to succeed when answering behavioral interview questions, the challenging questions that typically start with the interviewer asking "Tell us about a time when you..." Jeff helps you understand why these questions are asked and how to provide smart answers, with sample answers as examples. This article is from Job-Hunt's Guide to Successful Interviews.

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