How to Quadruple Your Chances of an Interview

woman being interviewed for a job

Job Interview

Make a follow-up telephone call to that manager, first thing in the morning, at lunch­ time, or at 5 P.M. and you will quadruple your chances of an interview.

By: Martin Yate, CPC

The more ways you approach your target companies and hiring managers, the faster you will get into conversations with the people who can and will hire you. Let’s say you respond to a job posting by uploading your resume; that gives you one chance of getting an interview.

You can quadruple your chances of an interview if you also:

* Identify a potential hiring …

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5 Professional Wardrobe Dos (and 5 Don'ts!)

Job Interview

Job Interview

Looking your best during a job search can be challenging. When the mortgage and car payment are looming, the idea of investing in an updated wardrobe can seem out of reach.

By: Roxanne Ravenel | Excelle

Image is everything. This is particularly true for job hunters. During a job search we meet others on job interviews, in networking situations, and out in the community. How we present ourselves will largely impact the first impression we make with them.

“We have approximately seven seconds in which we can make a good first impression,” says wardrobe stylist and freelance …

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Why You Aren't Getting Hired

Getting Hired

Getting Hired

Frustrated by unemployment? Get out of your job search rut and back in the game by fixing these mistakes you might be making.

By: Hamsa Ramesha | Excelle

Job hunting is tricky business. Getting hired is a subtle mix of the right qualifications, enough experience, interview chemistry, and a dash of luck. Assuming you’re making all the right moves and avoiding the really obvious job seeker mistakes, there are a few points to consider that could be your ticket out of unemployment.

1. Job Description
Read it. Do you meet every qualification listed? If you think you …

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Ten Ways To Be Liked in Your Job Interview

Job Interview

Job Interview

Never stretch your resume or embellish accomplishments.  One lie can ruin your entire interview, and the skilled interviewer will spot the lie and show you the door.

By: Jonathan Littman and Marc Hershon

The dreaded job interview.  No matter your resume and talents if you mess this up you won’t get that job. In today’s tough economy you need every possible edge.  It can be a simple equation: You want to be liked – not hated.

Here are ten simple things to do that will dramatically increase your chances: from wearing the right expression, to knowing what not …

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Making Certain Moves in an Uncertain Marketplace

Looking for Jobs During Uncertain Times

There are a few things that we, as women can keep in mind to be sure that we are equipped and protected in spite of these uncertain times.

By: Marshawn Evans

With the state of the economy and the bailout plan, everyone is concerned about the stability of jobs and 401Ks. As an entrepreneur, I understand and appreciate the concern over being able to maintain revenue. Regardless of whether you’re a business owner, entrepreneur, or recent grad, the marketplace has everyone uncertain about what tomorrow will hold, but there are a few things that we as women (this

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