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“All the genius I may have is merely the fruit of thought and labor.”
/ Interviewing Articles
Articles were originally published in California Job Journal print edition.
Be the One Who Stands Out at Your Next Job Interview
The Only Five Interview Topics
CAREER PROS: Your Next Boss Needs to Hear THIS in the Job Interview
Mistakes Jobseeker Make
And How to Avoid Them
You've Got to Get to First Base
before you can score a job,
CAREER PROS: It's OK That You're Out of Work
Gear Up for a Better Job Search
Six ways to retool your efforts to find a new job or fix the one you have
How to undercut an employer's inclination to exclude you from serious consideration
How to Stand Out from the Rest of the Flock
QUICK FIX: Ten Interview Questions You Should Ask
Warm Up for the Hot Seat
Build confidence by knowing the key points you want to make and practicing your pitch.
An Interviewer's Intuition
First Impressions Last
Start Dressing for Success
Don't wait until just before an interview to update your wardrobe
Today's Job Interview
New Game. New Rules.
CAREER PROS: Don't Diminish Limited Experience
QUICK FIX: Notable Thank-You Notes
Are You Really Prepared for the Job Interview?
CAREER PROS: Experienced Jobseekers Often Lose Their Edge in Interviews
Ten Commandments for Jobseekers
QUICK FIX: A Date with the Interviewer
Artful bragging may be just the boast you need
Negotiating a Job Offer
How to Close the Deal from a Position of Strength
Don't Let Desperation Destroy Your Chances
for a Job Offer
Overcoming the Overqualified Label
Effective Countermeasures for a Successful Job Search
Ask Questions Early in Interview
Checklist for a Better Interview
QUICK FIX: Stop Those Annoying Mannerisms
Dress Your Best for Interviews
The Etiquette of Getting Hired
Manners matter – before, during and after an interview
Three Phases of an Interview
QUICK FIX: Thanks Worth Noting
An Inside Track on Interviews
Clothes Can Close the Deal
Look sharp and you'll leave a lasting impression
CAREER PROS: Prepare to Tout Accomplishments
Are You Ready for a Phone Interview?
The Art of Silence in Interviews
Why Don't Interviewers Call Back?
CAREER PROS: Interviews Take Many Forms
BRAZEN CAREERIST: Five Interviewing Fundamentals
"Tell Us About Yourself"
Your answer could land you the job . . . or lose it
When the Interview is Imminent
Keys to cramming for a job interview
Forget What You Know About Interviewing
Your Next Blind Date
New Job Hunting Insights
Top Ten Mistakes in the Initial Interview
BRAZEN CAREERIST: The Toughest Interview Question
How to Be More Interesting
CAREER PROS: 5 Major Mistakes in the Interview
For Young Interviewees:
4 Gaffes to Avoid
Finding the Right Words
Are You Prepared to Talk About Yourself?
Informational interviews can provide illuminating insights
The best stories from 25 years of CJJ
Five Ways to Flub an Interview
The Story of Your Life
Things I Shouldn't Have Said
Turn Your Interview into a Job
The Write Way to Interview
Boost your confidence with a prepared list of pertinent details
Tap Dancing to Get Your Foot in the Door
Oh, what some do for a job interview
BRAZEN CAREERIST: New Answers to Old Questions
QUICK FIX: Annoying Mannerisms
You Gotta Believe
A positive attitude will get you hired
CAREER PROS: Talking Trash
Don't let loose language devalue your worth
CAREER PROS: Act the Part, Get Hired
QUICK FIX: So You're Not Perfect
You may be qualified, but
WHAT'S YOUR PERCEIVED VALUE?
CAREER PROS: A Humble Guide to Bragging
CAREER PROS: Capable But Clueless
CAREER PROS: Job Fair Success in 5 Minutes or Less
The Job Interview is a Two-Way Street
Applicants should ask as many questions as possible in the course of the discussion.
CAREER PROS: Negatives are a No-No
CAREER PROS: Personalize Your Interview
CAREER PROS: Adapt to Each Interview
CAREER PROS: FIRST IMPRESSIONS are INDELIBLE
TEAM PLAYERS ARE A STEP AHEAD
A FOOT in the DOOR
How to be in the right place at the right time
TEN THINGS YOU DON'T WANT to HEAR in a JOB INTERVIEW
JOBSEEKERS FACE RUDE REALITY
SCORING POINTS WITH THE NBA DRESS CODE
ARE YOU READY TO PLAY JOB-SEARCH JEOPARDY?
IF YOU WANT the JOB...
Just ask for it!
QUICK FIX: Show Strength by Revealing Weakness
INTERVIEWERS IRKED by AWOL APPLICANTS
SLAM DUNK YOUR NEXT INTERVIEW
Do's & Don'ts to Win the Big Game
THE 'GOAL' STANDARD
Employers value job candidates with a history of achieving their objectives
When the Interview is Imminent
The Intangible Traits That Spell Success
Make a Winning Impression
Honesty and a Good Attitude Can Turn Interviews into Jobs
Looking for an Interview Edge? Try Turning up the Pressure
The Job Interview: Errant Attitudes Doom Clueless Candidates
Don't Break These Interview Taboos
Toot Your Own Horn
Striking a Winning Note at Job Interviews
The New Interview Game
Recruiters Agree, Preparation Is Critical
Verbal Vices Could Jeopardize Job Offers
Pay attention to your diction, dude!
What you do in an interview can be as important as what you say
Ready for the Hardball Questions?
CAREER PROS: Interviews I'd Rather Forget
CAREER PROS: Tout Your Teamwork Skills
CAREER PROS: Testing Your Interview Skills
' I Used to Be a Man'
And other true confessions you're better off not revealing in a job interview.
Best Sellers: Dramatizing Your Success Stories Can Help Get You Hired
Can They Ask? Should You Answer?
Walking the interview tightrope
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