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Interview Like a P.R.O. Workshop

November 17, 2020 8:35 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Interview Like a P.R.O. Workshop The HBCU Career Center developed the Interview Like a P.R.O. technique over a decade ago. We have coached many people on how to use this interview technique to improve their job search outcomes. Since the interview phase is a critical part of the job search process, it makes perfect sense to focus on improving you job interview skills! Therefore, if you are thinking about finding a new job, new career or a new internship, know that your interview skills can really derail your job search.... View Article

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Talk About Projects in Job Interviews

October 30, 2020 8:00 am Published by

Projects completed are great examples of practical use of your knowledge. If you share project information on a resume, it is still a good idea to talk about projects in job interviews. Keep in mind that the recruiter’s thinking process goes something like this – “The best indicator of future behavior of an employee or an intern in my company is that person’s past behavior.”  So, when you talk about projects in job interviews you are reassuring the recruiter that you have actually used the skills before.   For example, rather... View Article

3 Tips for Successful Phone Interviews

October 30, 2016 12:18 pm Published by

Update: Originally published 12/3/2010 How important are phone interviews? Very. When I owned BullsEyeResumes, I wrote a lot about doing phone interviews especially during the technology boom.  In fact, I updated one of my articles last year – 10 Ways to ACE the phone interview (originally posted 10/1/2008) because I find many job seekers are still struggling with phone interviews. Why are phone interviews used? First, you have to understand why these phone meetings with recruiters are used. Like SKYPE interviews, the phone interview lowers the costs of recruiting. They... View Article

10 Job Search Mistakes New Grads Make

April 18, 2014 4:10 am Published by

Everybody makes job search mistakes. However, many of the job search mistakes new grads make can be avoided with a little bit of research and preparation.   The following ten job search mistakes are easy to fix.  If you believe you are not making job search progress then you need to pay immediate attention to this list of job search mistakes. Bad resumes and cover letters This is a no brainer.  Data suggests that 75% of job applicants are eliminated from their resumes alone.  There are so many resume samples and cover letter samples available... View Article



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