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How To Give Original Answers To 7 Cliché Interview Questions

Throughout your career, you will participate in many, many job interviews. In all of these interviews, there are a few questions you will hear time and time again. What are your strengths? What are your weaknesses? Why should we hire you? Even though these questions are incredibly cliché,...

How Recent Grads Can Build A Professional Network

Recent college graduates have the advantage of growing up with technology but that same reliance on the Internet, mobile phones and tablet computers can hurt them when it comes to building their professional network. Yes, being on social networks like LinkedIn is extremely important for...

3 Resume Tips For New Grads

Most new graduates undersell their value. University career services, friends and family cite staid resume rules that stifle their message. Moreover, old-school traditionalist formats and content strategies still pervade the Internet, school halls and libraries. As such, students on the...

VIDEO: How To Use Your Mobile Device To Find Jobs

You use your mobile device to email co-workers and friends, get directions, look up restaurant reviews, and research homes you want to buy, so why not use that same device to research companies and find jobs? See a brief video on how the Glassdoor app can help in your career and how to ...

Glassdoor Adds Job Feed Feature To iPhone App, A Time-Saving Job Search Tool

Three in five (61%) believe that they have a better chance of being considered for a job if they apply as soon as the listing is posted, according to Glassdoor research. Now, to help job seekers ensure they never miss the latest jobs whenever and wherever they are, Glassdoor is rolling out...

How To Conquer 11 Common Job Search Fears

Study after study is released with statistics about the job search to make you cringe. First, job seekers don’t know how to behave in interviews, then they don’t know how to write resumes; are you doing all these things wrong, too? While there are many reasons the job search should sca...

How You Know It’s Time To Find A New Job

Everyone should be happy if they have a job and if they’re smart, they should hold on to it at all costs, right? Think again. Even in a lackluster job market, there are instances when you should start looking for other opportunities. Here's when and how you know it may be time to look fo...

Top 10 Spookiest Jobs

Are you dressing up for Halloween as your favorite rock star (think Lady Gaga in the meat ensemble she wore at the MTV Video Music Awards) or TV personality (think Dr. Oz or Charlie Sheen)? While it can be fun to step into their shoes for just a few hours and imagine how cool it is to have...

Why Personal Connections Matter & Can Get You Hired

Personal connections land jobs. Everybody knows that. Hence, “It’s not what you know, but who you know.” Indeed, in surveys, it’s typical for roughly half of employees to say that they found their job through a friend, family member, or other type of social network contact. But not...

How To Use Facebook To Get A Job: Part 2

In part one of this series, I discussed how one can promote themselves on Facebook to recruiters who patrol Facebook for hidden talent. In this post, I want to go more on the offensive and suggest ways that job seekers can turn the tables and engage recruiters who happen to be on Facebook....