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Job Interview – Best Prep Questions

By ciqmanager / September 9, 2010

By Mark Baber As professional recruiters, we have learned over the years there one question we can ask of almost any job candidate prospect to determine their level of willingness to cooperate with the hiring process, and their ability to adapt their preconceptions of the hiring process to the practical aspects of a professional job […]

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Job Interview Tips for Second Interviews

By ciqmanager / September 9, 2010

Tips for the Second Interview By Belinda Sinclair You did it! You followed all the job interview tips you know and impressed that manager job interviewer the first time around and so now you’re invited for a second round of ‘talks’. Now what? You read everything you could about job interviews (e.g., resume writing tips, […]

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How to Answer Common Job Interview Questions

By ciqmanager / September 9, 2010

By Camilla Patten So you have been invited to a Job Interview? Well done! You are halfway to finding your dream job. The next step in the job hunting process is preparing for the interview itself. After being invited to a job interview candidates need to knuckle down and practice ahead of time to knock […]

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Ultimate Resume Writing Dos and Don’ts

By ciqmanager / September 9, 2010

By JR Hindman After years of working in the executive staffing and recruiting industry, collaborating with countless hiring managers and human resource administrators across various industries, I acquired a thorough understanding of what these individuals were looking for in potential job candidates. I began to see patterns, consistencies, universal tendencies, and I began to see […]

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Professional Resume Writers – Where’s the Beef?

By ciqmanager / September 9, 2010

By John J. Peter Are professional resume writing services, and professional resume writers, worth the money? The phrase “where’s the beef” was first introduced in a Wendy’s television commercial in early 1984. It referred to the amount of beef that was between the two sides of the competition’s hamburger bun, and it has become a […]

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The 10-Step Resume Critique

By ciqmanager / September 9, 2010

By Peter Hill Your resume will generally receive a 15- to 30-second scan upon first review by an employer. With that in mind, it is critical that your resume — your “paper handshake” — makes a positive first impression and compels the reader to put your resume in the “yes” pile and possibly call you […]

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The Science of Highly Effective Job and Career Searches

By ciqmanager / September 8, 2010

By James C. Tanner Today’s job market is highly competitive market place for locating jobs and careers. It’s not uncommon, in some regions, to hear of a ratio of available job openings to actively seeking workers being in the range of 1:10. From Alabama to California, thousands of Americans are lining up in hopes of […]

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Personality Testing and Job Interviews

By ciqmanager / September 8, 2010

By Martin Gibbons It is very common for companies to ask candidates to finish a psychometric test. This might be a battery of tests that encompass, verbal reasoning, numeracy, problem solving, which can be legitimately called tests. Unusually however you cannot fail or pass a personality test.

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Job Interview – How Your Body Language Can Affect Your Interview

By ciqmanager / September 8, 2010

By Gordon Petten After re-structuring your resume, spending hours on employment search engines, sending out dozens of applications and speaking to several potential employers in a telephone interview – you have finally scored the ultimate – a job interview! All you have to do is to walk in there and wow them with your impressive […]