Interview and Search Tips

If You Were Fired, Don’t Lie About It in a Job Interview - Do This Instead

Leah Fessler

Getting fired is awkward. Sometimes you deserve it, and sometimes you don’t. Either way, it can be a difficult thing to explain at a future job interview. In fact it’s hard to think of a less tasteful way of selling yourself for gainful employment than admitting that you were forcibly removed from a previous post.

But getting fired doesn’t make you a bad person, nor does it mean ...

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Thu April 21, 2016 

An interview is actually about how you can help your future boss and future employer succeed. It's about finding out what their requirements and hopes are and matching up your background and experience with what they need. 

Overlooking these basic facts about the interview is easy. There's so much ...

Here's How You Can Fake a Professional Headshot Photo Shoot for Free
Mon Feb 19, 2016 

You know you need a photo for your LinkedIn profile. And you’ve probably done enough stalking to see pictures that reflect contacts in great—and, er, less than great—lights.

But if you’re tight on money, doling out cash on a professional headshot may seem like a classic “chicken and egg” problem: ...

Job Search Advice in the Digital Age
Mon Feb 15, 2016 

This the presentation, Michael Vogel, Director of Sales, Agency Relations, Indeed.com, gave to the Interfaith Career Network on February 4, 2016.  

Mike shared his ideas on utilizing LinkedIn, Indeed, Glassdoor, and other sites to improve your chances in the ever-evolving job market. Click thlink above for more information.

What To Write In A Thank You Email After Your Interview

Sun Feb 14, 2016 

What’s one of the biggest mistakes job seekers make when sending thank you notes after the interview (besides not sending one at all)? It’s not using this opportunity for the job-winning advantage that it is.  Click the link above for more information.

HOW TO: What is Your Greatest Weakness Interview Question
Wed Jan 13, 2016 

As a job seeker, how do you respond to , “Answering that Dreaded Question: What is Your Greatest Weakness.”  Click the link above for more information.