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How To Ace Your Next Phone Interview

Phone interviews are becoming more common as companies use that as a way to screen candidates without having to spend the time or money having a face-to-face meeting. Because of that, job candidates have to ace the phone interview if they want to get to the next level of the hiring process...

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How To Use Layoffs To Find a Job

What do you think of layoffs? Let me guess, you don’t like them. Who can blame you? Layoffs are an embarrassment to a company and represent a very bad day for the people who suddenly find themselves unemployed. What good could come of layoffs? I suppose one could argue a benefit to share...

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How To Decode Job Opening Jargon

Job opening jargon can be confusing. Would you ever apply for this? "Dynamic, quality-focused, results-driven team player needed to capture and park ideas, run them up the flagpole to see which way they fly then grab them by the scruff of the neck and run off with them. This is a senior...

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7 Things to Research Before Any Job Interview

Do you have a job interview coming up in the next few days? Then you better keep reading to learn about a secret weapon that will give you a huge advantage during your interview. Researching employers is one of the best ways to become a stand-out candidate during the hiring process. By ...

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5 Job Search Tips for Baby Boomers

By the time many of us turn 50, there is a good chance we have been working for 35 or more years. Of course, this is taking into account those teen summer and college jobs that helped pay for books, clothes and parties. That is an awful lot of work experience regardless of what those jobs ...

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Six Ways to Turn your Summer Internship Into a Full-Time Job

The long summer vacation is now coming to a close. In fact, in the UK, it already feels as if soggy, rain-swept autumn is well and truly here. That also means your summer internship is likely to be winding down. So how do you move on from what (hopefully) has been a valuable and enriching ...

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How to Answer Tough Job Interview Questions

Employers like to ask interview questions that challenge employees to think outside of their comfort zone and get creative. While this might seem like a smart tactic, these questions can quickly turn into bad questions that create a distraction during the interview process. As you prepa...

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College Students: How To Find A Job With Glassdoor (VIDEO)

Are you a college student already thinking about your post-graduation career plans? Not sure how to start your job search? We can help. As the largest jobs and career community, college students can use Glassdoor for free to find the latest jobs, and research companies, salaries, interv...

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Glassdoor Integrated Into Required University Curriculum

For college students embarking on their first job search, the process can be confusing and intimidating. That’s why we are excited to announce we are partnering with one of the largest undergraduate business schools in the United States to bring Glassdoor into the classroom and help more...

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Glassdoor’s Top 25 Companies for Culture & Values (2014)

Company culture is one of the top five most important factors job seekers consider before accepting a new job, according to a Glassdoor survey. To help job seekers identify employers with the highest rated company cultures, Glassdoor has revealed its inaugural list of the Top 25 Companies ...