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Template Toolbox | Post-Interview Thank-You Email

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If you just wrapped up an interview, and you’re wondering if, in this day and age of impersonal communication, you really need to send a thank-you email to your interview, the answer is a resounding yes! Now that we got that out of the way, use these helpful tips and the template below to draft […]

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How Being Likeable Can Get You Hired

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A generation ago, it wasn’t uncommon for a well-written resume, relevant job experience, and some basic skills to be enough to land an interview. And while those things may still get you past an HR screening, being likeable in real life is just as important as being marketable on paper. Hiring managers aren’t just looking […]

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What to Do if You’re “Overqualified” for a Job

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There are few things more frustrating than being turned down for a position you want because you’re overqualified. Not only did your perfect resume not land you the job—it may have been your undoing! The sting of rejection is never fun. But being told you’re “overqualified” can still offer a better understanding of how hiring […]

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Interview Q&A | “What Has Been Your Biggest Challenge?”

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Your goal in answering this question shouldn’t be to elicit the empathy of your interviewer. Although the question clearly asks for your biggest challenge, the interviewer doesn’t want to know about all of the professional obstacles you have encountered over the years. They want to know how you met and overcame those obstacles. Many interviewers […]

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