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Wednesday, January 21st, 2009

The 25 most difficult questions you’ll be asked on a job interview

Being prepared is half the battle. If you have just been made redundant or are unhappy at your present job and embarking on job search to find a new one, here’s a helping hand. The job interview is considered to be the most critical aspect of every expedition that brings you face-to-face with the future

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

Getting Hired and Keeping the Job

Once you’ve made the big transition through job searching and landed the job, the next goal is job success. There are specific skills you need to know and use to be successful at your job. It’s important...

Monday, January 19th, 2009

66 Free Cover Letter Samples and Formats

Everyone who sends out a CV has to send out a cover letter even if it’s not mentioned in the job advertisement.  It’s expected that you will write and send a cover letter to accompany your CV....

Sunday, January 18th, 2009

13 Steps to CV Success

“Only a piece of paper” is what some people say about a CV, but your CV is the single most important document you will ever be involved with in getting all jobs in your life. This piece...

Saturday, January 17th, 2009

Experts Offer Their No. 1 Cover Letter Tip

A cover letter containing a typo may cost you a chance of an interview. As it is important to send out a CV with a cover letter, having an effective cover letter will add to your chance...

Friday, January 16th, 2009

60 Popular Interview Questions For a Job Seeker

Below is a list of 60 interview questions for a graduate/job seeker, you will absolutely be ready for any job interview if you know the right answers to these questions: How would you describe yourself? What specific...

Wednesday, January 14th, 2009

25 Do’s and Don’ts of Dealing With a Bad Boss

Explore 25 do’s and don’ts of dealing with a bad boss. When you are dealing with a bad boss, work is unbearable. Stress creeps in and productivity declines. Knowing the ways of dealing with a bad boss...

Tuesday, January 13th, 2009

Making and Keeping Your New Year’s Career and 11 Job-Search Resolutions

Are you planning to find a new job? Make a career change? Obtain a better education? Start your own business? Volunteer your time to help others? Retire? Or perhaps have some other major career goal?   It...

Monday, January 12th, 2009

Key Questions to Ask the Interviewer

You’ve sailed through the interview and you breathe a huge sigh of relief. And then comes the killer bite, “Do you have any questions?” This could make all the difference between being a job seeker and a...

Sunday, January 11th, 2009

30 Job-Seeker’s Glossary of Key Job-Hunting, and Career Terms

Explore this 30 Job-Seeker’s Glossary (A-D) of Key Job-Hunting, Career, and Employment Terms.   Quintessential’s glossary of job, career, and employment terms is designed to give job-seekers a quick definition — and then provide links where you...

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