Tag: Employment Guide

A Closer Look At Two Interview Questions

A job interview is stressful. The person who hasn’t made a lot of changes isn’t practiced at what is involved (nor should they want to be), and the person who has made a lot of changes doesn’t have any idea as to what’s involved either, or they wouldn’t be making so many changes! Preparing for […]

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Advice for Writing a Resume

If you ever plan on getting a job or starting a career of some kind, you will have to have a resume. Not just a piece of paper that gives the employer some information about yourself, but rather something that will set you apart from the others applying for the same position. One would like […]

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13 Resume Blunders That Can Cost You The Interview

Submitting your resume isn’t about sweating out an all-purpose document in job speak. Nor is it about submitting it to every place you can find – especially on a “what the heck” basis. Your resume is your personal marketing piece. It’s what gets you in the door. If you want the interview, make sure your […]

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If Your Resume is the Cake, Your Cover Letter is the Icing

Cover letter writing is almost as important a skill for a job seeker to learn as resume writing. The cover letter accompanies the resume at all times as the primary support document. Whether you use traditional mail, email, faxing, or another type of electronic submission, this should always be sent with the resume. There are, […]

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The Different Types Of Job Interviews

Job interviews are all about finding the right fit between the employer and potential employee. Job hunters going on interviews can expect one of two primary styles of interviewing. The following interview styles were techniques used by Hiring Managers, hiring for Houston Jobs: Screening Interview Screening Interview: A member of the human resources department usually […]

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The Toughest Interview Questions

Today’s interview questions are becoming increasingly more difficult. I have compiled a list of questions that interviwers regard as the toughest to answer. There are no right or wrong answers to the questions, but be prepared to for them to be asked. Talk about yourself? (Prepare for 2 minutes) If you were a Leader of […]

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5 Tips On How To Handle a Difficult Boss

You love your job, but not necessarily your boss?  If you have a difficult boss, your first impulse may be to quit your job.  Of course, the decision to quit your job because of your boss is your decision to make, but you shouldn’t put your future or your finances in jeopardy because of someone […]

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The Most Powerful Self-Employment Options Ever

By Ford R. Myers President, Career Potential, LLC In considering the self-employment option, there are two main questions to ask yourself: Is self-employment potentially right for you? If so, which of the four paths to business ownership would be best for you? You have two main career paths: Self Employment vs. “Getting a Job” Is […]

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Networking: Your Most Important Career Activity

So, you’ve gotten totally clear on your career goals, prepared your complete “executive portfolio” of self-marketing documents, and developed a detailed strategy for your search. Now it’s time for “your feet to meet the street” – and that means NETWORKING! You’ll be spending most of your job search time networking with people who can help […]

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