How to Handle Salary Negotiations

MAY 3, 2010 | BY MICAH
Salary Negotiations

One of the toughest parts of a job interview is negotiating salary. Salary negotiations are never pleasant. Employers are trying to get you at the lowest cost and you are trying to earn as much as possible for your work. The lower your salary, the longer it will take to earn the type of income[…]
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How to Avoid the Dreaded Salary Question

MAY 2, 2010 | BY MICAH
Dreaded Salary Question at a job interview

Few interview questions are as difficult to answer as questions about salary. Salary interview questions are important, but they are also an opportunity to completely ruin either your interview or your future earnings. Consider the risks of answering this question: Dollar Value Too High – If you ask for too much money, you risk turning[…]
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Question & Answer – Types of Interview Body Language

MAY 1, 2010 | BY MICAH

Question It is not hard to find information on the types of body language not to do at an interview. What kind of body language is actually helpful for an interview? Answer Body language can communicate more about your personality than your answers to job interview questions. Negative body language is fairly obvious: Don’t roll[…]
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Introduction to the Dress Code Debate

APRIL 30, 2010 | BY MICAH

Believe it or not, there is controversy in the interview world. Hiring managers come in all shapes and sizes, and many hiring managers disagree with one of the most important parts of job interviews – how the applicant dresses. Today’s corporate world is changing. In some corporations employees show up every day in jeans and[…]
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What Type of Jewelry is Acceptable for a Job Interview?

APRIL 29, 2010 | BY MICAH

It is important to select the right clothes for your job interview. Presenting yourself professionally is both expected and necessary to create a positive first impression with your potential employer. The basics of dressing professionally are fairly simple: Wear a suit, nice shirt, and tie. Wear a professional skirt or slacks. There are small variations[…]
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Hair Color and First Impressions at Job Interviews

APRIL 28, 2010 | BY MICAH

Job interviews have somewhat strict dress code. It is expected that you show up wearing suit or professional skirt. You should be clean and smell wonderfully. Your clothes should be pressed and without stains. Part of looking professional requires you to make some sacrifices. One of these sacrifices may be your hair color. It you[…]
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Should Your Blog Play a Part in Your Interview?

APRIL 26, 2010 | BY MICAH

These days, starting a blog is easy. Websites like BlogSpot and WordPress allow you to click a few buttons and start creating posts within a matter of minutes. Blogs are a great way to write about a topic that truly interests you, and it is not uncommon for job applicants to find ways to integrate[…]
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5 Types of Cover Letters

APRIL 25, 2010 | BY MICAH

Most college graduates have had experience writing at least one cover letter. Basic cover letters are a major part of a job application. Designed to complement your resume, cover letters are your only chance to write in a more conversational format and help convince hiring managers that you are worthy of the job. There is[…]
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