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Benefits & Limitations of College Career Centers

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You’ve invested years and countless thousands of dollars supporting your child to adulthood. My husband and I did the same. Yet few graduates are prepared to face the job market even with the help from college career centers.  Graduates often lack practiced skills to build a professional network or identify jobs that establish a strategic foundation…

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Illegal Interview Questions and How to Respond

Illegal interview questions happen when you least expect it. And when it happens, the emotional shock you feel makes it harder to present your best in the interview.  Be prepared for these questions with a response that doesn’t sound defensive. Which interview questions are illegal? In the United States, it is inappropriate to be asked…

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Which Portal Has More Jobs Postings?

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I did a test to determine which job portal had the best results for full-time employee positions.  I compared Google, LinkedIn and Indeed. I found significantly more job postings on LinkedIn. And I am not surprised. Why? Because most corporations use LinkedIn’s product “LinkedIn Recruiter” to post job listings and search for candidates.  It is…

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What Questions to Ask in an Interview?

How you interview companies makes a huge impact on the impression made to interviewers. Interviews are your time to learn information not found on the internet. As a result, every conversation is an opportunity to ask your questions.  Here are examples: Questions about the Position: Who will be my direct supervisor? What are the three…

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