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  • by Scot Herrick - February 12, 2010
    In the job search process, your resume provides the key link between applying for a job and getting that first interview. There is a whole world of resume tips, including tips on formatting, rules to live by and many others. In the end, all the rules can drive you crazy because they are all about rules (should your resume be one page — or two? Show all your jobs — or just the last ten — or fifteen — or twenty years worth?)...
  • by Scot Herrick - January 21, 2010
    Most people think that if the unthinkable happens -- they get laid off or their company goes belly up -- that they are immediately ready to look for another job. I know this because Robert Half published a survey that asked -- and 82% of the respondents said they were ready right now. Next, they asked this question: "When did you last update your resume?" That's when things got interesting: ...if they lost their jobs to...
  • by Scot Herrick - December 15, 2009
    Every person hired works on a team so teamwork interview questions are logical and expected. Candidates often answer teamwork interview questions with "willing to work long hours" or "willing to help a person on my team" answers -- and fail. Instead of answering with what you are willing to do for the team, answer with how you make the team better. You deliver quality work so your team can count on you What's the wors...
  • by Scot Herrick - November 30, 2009
    Most people think that if the unthinkable happens -- they get laid off or their company goes belly up -- that they are immediately ready to look for another job. I know this because Robert Half published a survey that asked -- and 82% of the respondents said they were ready right now. Next, they asked this question: "When did you last update your resume?" That's when things got interesting: ...if they lost their jobs...