Nervous Wreck? 5 Ways to Shake Off Your Job Interview Anxiety

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by Lenore Holditch, The UndercoverRecruiter Nerves—they affect the best of us. Even politicians, big-shot business professionals and other world leaders have experienced some form of anxiety and stress in their life time; so don’t beat yourself up too much if you feel extremely nervous before or during a job interview. It’s completely normal. But that… Read more »

Classic Job Interview Blunders You Must Avoid

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by Jörgen Sundberg, Undercover Recruiter To optimize your chances of getting hired, here are 10 common interview blunders that we suggest you avoid! Interviews can be nerve wracking and it’s important that you make a good impression to put yourself in good stead for being selected as the right person for the job. However, factors such… Read more »

5 signs your cover letter is too over the top

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by Jenny Foss, Mashable As a 10-year veteran recruiter and long-time resume and cover letter writer, I realize that strong, relevant, and memorable cover letters are incredibly challenging for most people to write. Because of the fact they’re so tough to write, I often receive cover letters that are incredibly vanilla, completely redundant to the… Read more »

How to Dress for Your Job Interview

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by Sophie Deering, UndercoverRecruiter Knowing what to wear for a job interview is half the battle of the interview itself. The old adage could never be so true, “You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” When you’re going to a job interview, your appearance is extremely important. Whether or not you… Read more »

What are the Essential Qualities for your First Resume?

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by Amy Klimek, UndercoverRecruiter Creating your first resume can be a challenging task. When you’re planning your first resume, chances are that you don’t have much work experience to list. How can you compensate for this deficit and convince potential employers you have a lot to offer despite this lack? Fortunately, there are quite a… Read more »

What are the Top Interview Questions to Practice?

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by Jennifer Young, UndercoverRecruiter Not every job interview will be the same or follow a set format, although there are some frequent questions that pop up time and time again. Here are our top five most asked interview questions and some tips to help you answer them appropriately. 1) Why do you want this job?… Read more »

Job Seeker? Here’s What Not to Post on Social Media

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by Jorgen Sundberg, UndercoverRecruiter Heads up, job seekers: Data from Jobvite’s Social Recruiting Survey makes it clear that recruiters are inspecting your profiles, posts, and tweets. Are you broadcasting something that turns employers off? You might need to do more than just hide those incriminating spring break photos. Why social matters for job seekers: 55%… Read more »