Interview Training

Do You Have “Dirty Little Secrets” You Would Like To Avoid In The Job Interview?

Maybe you were fired or laid off - under “not-to-pleasant” circumstances, or maybe you quit un-expectantly? Whatever the reason - ...
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Job Search

Take Charge and Sell Yourself

No job offers in sight? If you are not getting interviews, you should look at your resume: it may need...
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Career Interview Training

Q&A – Resume Military & Civilian

Q&A Question: Carole, What is the best way to portray my extensive experience in both the military and civilian sectors? ...
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Interview Training

What Strategies to you use to deal with conflict?

Question: I consider myself a fair job hunter.  But during an interview the other day the question was "what strategies...
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Interview Training

Technical/Computer Interview Questions to Ask

Question: In a Technical/Computer interview, what are the best questions to ask? I know salary and benefits are taboo. Answer:...
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Interview Training

Q&A for The Interview Coach How To Get Better Interview Skills

Question: I am currently in a GS4 position and will obtain GS5 in January. I have interviewed for several positions...
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Interview Training

Why Has It Taken You So Long To Find a Job?

It’s difficult to believe that employers are still asking this type of question. Don’t they read the newspapers or listen...
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Interview Training

Top 8 Word Mistakes Made in Job Interviews

1. Using informal language Too much familiarity can hurt your chances by making you look unprofessional. It is important to...
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Interview Training

Five rules to encourage Optimism and to discourage Negativity Don’t Bring Your Baggage Into The Job Interview

The truth is that you may have very good reason to have baggage regarding the interview. You may feel frustrated...
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Interview Training

There’s More Than One-way To “Sell Yourself” In A Job Interview

There is a "hard sell" approach - the hard-core sales person - and there is a "consultant" approach - letting...
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Interview Training

INTERVIEWER QUESTION & ANSWER

Question: How do you stay current and informed about industry trends and technology?” Possible answers - which one do you...
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Interview Training

NO TIME TO PREPARE FOR THE JOB INTERVIEW? A Three-Day Countdown to Interview Success

You didn’t see it coming – at least not this fast. The call came in last night and you have...
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Interview Training

How to Answer “Bad” Interview Questions With “Good” Answers

If you’ve prepared for the interview you more than likely spent all of your time preparing to answer “positive questions”...
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Interview Training

Interview Answers from The Interview Coach, Carole Martin

Q. In 2010, after getting laid off, I made the decision to put my career on hold so that I...
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Interview Training

Job Interviewing – We Are What We Say

Your vocabulary and the use of appropriate words say more about you than the message you are trying communicate. The...
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Job Search

So You Muffed a Good Opportunity in Your Job Interview?

10 Interview Bloopers and How to Correct Them Carole Martin, The Interview Coach www.interviewcoach.com I’m sure you’ve sat through movie...
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Interview Training

Tongue-tied at the Job Interview? Eight Essential Job Interview Tips

You are not alone if you find yourself caught off guard and tongue-tied when asked those difficult interview questions. Most...
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Interview Training

The Skype Job Interview Experience

The Camcorder/Skype job interview was bound to happen – and it’s been happening faster and faster as the world becomes...
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Career

Unemployment Statistics – are they real?

The statistics seem to move around very fast – some are good – some are not good – most are...
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Job Search

Have you been fired and don’t know how to talk about it in the job interview?

1. Script Your Thoughts. Whether you were fired under unfair circumstances or for something you did that you regret, write...
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