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Job Searchers: How to Follow Up Like You Mean It

I was reading yet another article on USNEWS.com and I was a little shocked at how much you really have to do after the interview but also what you have to do after already you’ve applied for the position (that probably took about two hours including the questionnaire). 242 more words

Scholarship Essay

I Want It Bad; You've Got To Want It More

Next week I’ll be starting to work with a new group of job seekers. It’s a two-week intensive job hunting program where twelve people receiving social assistance get the dedicated support of an Employment Counsellor in their pursuit of tracking down job leads, coaching on interviews that hopefully lead to job offers. 857 more words

Job Search Advice

Lunch & Learn: "450 to 1 - Who is the One?"

In this Lunch & Learn discussion, Dr. Matt Wagenheim from the College of Education and Human Services will discuss what sets successful job applicants apart from the others. 97 more words

Ferris State University

Hiring Test May Be Discriminatory

By Amy E. Feldman

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - How can a test to see if you qualify for a job be discriminatory if everyone has to live up to exactly the same standards? 215 more words

Watch + Listen

Are Your Hiring Expectations Ridiculous?

by George Blomgren

Admission: the following story is absurd. So, why are these sorts of requests a typical part of a recruiter’s day?

The phone rings — a call from a client. 231 more words


10 weirdest reasons for blowing off a job interview

It’s safe to say, summer is the prime time of year for skipping out on work-related commitments and just chilling. With the silly season winding down, British recruiting firm Aspire asked its headhunters in the U.K., Singapore, and Hong Kong to recall the strangest excuses they’d heard lately from candidates who either came late to job interviews or never turned up at all. 265 more words


Are You Hiding Something About Your Past From Your Employer?

In these competitive times, it is only natural for job applicants to get tempted to hide or tamper some facts relevant to the job position. 104 more words

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