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  • Employers Tell The Weirdest Interview Mistakes They've Seen

    Employers Tell The Weirdest Interview Mistakes They've Seen

    If you're job hunting, presumably you know not to stuff into your pocket the candy sitting on the interviewer's desk. And you know that the proper way to greet the president of the company is with a handshake, rather than a hug. Continue Reading

  • 11 Of The Oddest Interview Questions Of 2011

    11 Of The Oddest Interview Questions Of 2011

    Perhaps the most anxiety-producing part of any job application process is the interview. In part, that's because job seekers have little way of knowing just what kinds of questions interviewers will be asking. Further, today's savvy employers have moved beyond the archetypal "Tell me where you see yourself... Continue Reading

  • Might Employers Start Asking Job Applicants For Facebook Passwords?

    Might Employers Start Asking Job Applicants For Facebook Passwords?

    The growing use of social media allows people to share all manner of experiences, no matter how mundane or ridiculous. But the ease with which individuals' adventures can be shared also raises myriad privacy concerns, not the least of which is how much information potential employers have access... Continue Reading

  • Open Letter to Recruiters

    Open Letter to Recruiters

    Dear recruiter (or hiring manager or HR), I see you have some job openings that you are making decisions on. I'm sure you are getting hundreds of résumés and are overwhelmed by the amount of information you have to go over, just to narrow it down to a few good candidates. I wish you well as you go... Continue Reading