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Category Archives: Job Interviews

8 Steps to Land the Perfect Internship

The economy is pretty much booming right now with the unemployment rate close to 5%. Although that’s a good indication that there is an internship with your name on it, you won’t get it if you don’t stay “woke” (that means “aware” like … Read More…

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Why Meet Employers at the Career Center?

Most HBCU college students, just like all other college students, miss opportunities to meet employers in their college career centers during the fall on-campus recruiting season. Many college students are just not aware that the fall semester is probably the busiest time in … Read More…

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10 Ways to Ace the Phone Interview

It’s no secret – If you blow the phone interview or phone screening; your chances of going further as a job candidate are slim. Phone interviews are a really practical, low cost way for recruiters to narrow the field of candidates pretty quickly. … Read More…

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3 Benefits of Interview Coaching

I’ve been doing interview coaching for almost 16 years!!  That number surprises even me sometimes when I think about my first career center job while I lived in California.  I had returned to school to get a business and became hooked on Career … Read More…

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7 Stupid Questions We Ask in the Job Interview

So far your job search strategy has worked well.  Your hard work and networking is paying off and you have landed a job interview for in your dream company.  You think you have interviewed well so far and done a pretty good job … Read More…

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Seriously Want the Job? Show some Enthusiasm in the Job Interview

Some job seekers believe they don’t stand a chance to be hired for certain jobs because they don’t believe they are “excitable” enough.  As one job seeker shared with me. “I am not the bubbly-jumping-out-of-my-seat-type, so I might not show all that enthusiasm … Read More…

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