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The Non-Boring Way To Show Off Your Soft Skills In Your Job Search

Have you ever described yourself on your resume or in your cover letter as a "hard worker" with a "positive attitude" who is able to "learn quickly?" Let guess - did your job application seem to disappear into the HR black hole? Here's why. While the prevalence of applicant tracking systems, which match up job applications with the skills listed in the job description, has grown, in the end there's still a human doing the final screening. And humans don't connect with a series of keywords - they connect with good stories. In other words, don't sell yourself short by just throwing in flat, overused words to describe your soft skills.



6 Interview Tips and Tricks for 2014

Is 2014 going to be the year you finally land your dream job? With budgets evaluated and annual goals set, many employers are ready to welcome a crop of new team members to start the year off right. If you want to get a jump on the competition and wow the hiring managers at your next job interview, follow these six resume and interviewing tips from career experts.



8 Tips to Navigate the Interview Day with the Least Amount of Stress

While you might have done everything right preparing for that interview, don't forget to make sure things go right the day of your interview. Here are 8 tips to help you navigate the interview day with the least amount of stress.



14 Tips for Staying Calm During a Job Interview

Plenty of job candidates get nervous in the hot seat during an interview - but you'll want to try your hardest to remain cool, calm and collected. Read 14 tips to help you stay calm.



Multiple Websites to Give You Tips on Interviews

Various websites to you best tips before, during and after an interview. Tips range from behavior-based interviews to are you overqualified?



How to Interview Well and Get That Job

Obviously the marketplace is tight, which is why it's even more important to say and do the right things in an interview. Companies are more selective now and less likely to overlook a stumble. If you're taking the time to interview, make a good impression. Even if this may not be the job for you, a connection can be made during the interview that will serve you at some point in the future. Read how to have a great interview.



How to Improve Your Interview Skills

Interviewing is an acquired skill. You can learn how to anticipate and prepare for certain questions, and you can learn how to present yourself in the best way possible. But as with any other skill, the more you practice and the more completely you prepare for each interview, the better you will perform and the more comfortable you will be.



5 Classic Interview Questions Updated for Today's Job Search

Many employers are updating their customary questions to include ones that refer to new trends, address the current economic situation or gauge a candidate's commitment to the company and position in question. Read five questions that job seekers may be asked in today's job hunt and what they should address when responding.



Negotiating Your Salary in a Bad Economy

Though the unemployment picture is still dim, with the July jobless rate ticking up to 8.3%, some people are nevertheless finding work. That means job seekers are getting new positions every day and confronting one of the toughest parts of the job search, the salary negotiation. Learn how to negotiate a great salary in tough times.



10 Body Language Tips to Help You Land That First Job

As a new graduate, you've spent hours crafting the perfect resume. The format is eye-catching and the wording is practically perfect. But you'll need much more than a well-crafted resume if you want to land that all-important first job! You have only seven seconds to make a first impression, and once the interviewer has labeled you as submissive or confident, credible or uncertain, likable or arrogant, it is very difficult to change that opinion. To make the most of those crucial few seconds follow 10 body language strategies.



Another kind of GPS: Great Professional Skills

A GPS helps you to navigate on the road and find the way. The workplace GPS helps you to navigate in both your job search and successful, long term employment: Great Professional Skills.



3 Real-Life Successful Salary Negotiations

Read 3 examples of real people negotiating for better salaries. It's inspirational to see people's accomplishments. It's also instructive to see what other people have done that has worked. The names and companies are disguised, but the details are accurate.



Top Tips for Interviewing via Skype

Read this article about common-sense rules of engagement that apply to recruiters and candidates when using Skype to interview.



Acing the job interview

So all the pavement pounding and job hunting has finally gained an interview, now the question is how to stand out from the competition. Human resources experts who are involved with job interviews for a living say it really comes down to two words - be prepared.



Interview Tips for the 40+ Crowd

Looking for a job can be stressful. While 15 to 20 years of work experience are valuable, sometimes they can work against you. Being aware of perceptions that recruiters might have of you can help you tackle them better ahead of your job interview.

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