How Do I Explain My Large Unemployment Gap?

Plenty of people have an unemployment gap on their resume; it happens. Whether you were taking time in between jobs or you got laid off, it’s unavoidable in many cases. But it’s important that you don’t let your unemployment gap throw you off your game when it comes to getting a new job. Here are […]

What You Should Really Say During “Tell Me About Yourself”

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“So, tell me a little bit about yourself.” In most interviews, this or some variation of it is the very first question you’ll be asked. And how you answer is quite literally the first impression you’ll be giving the interviewer, and the company as a whole. It’s important to make it a good one. Here […]

8 Things You Should Never Say In a Job Interview

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Job interviews are extremely nerve-racking, and at times, we can say the wrong thing. Here are eight things to prepare to never say in your next job interview.   1. “I’ve never worked in this type of position before.” You may not have a ton of experience. But you certainly don’t want to bring attention […]

Is There a Gap in Your Work History? How to Effectively Explain Resume Gaps

We all know that resume gaps aren’t ideal and can hurt your chances of landing a job. But they don’t have to be a deal-breaker and damage your resume. Follow this advice when talking to interviewers. Prepare for the Conversation You can pretty much bet that a hiring manager will ask about resume gaps during […]

Don’t Be Fooled by These Tricky Interview Questions

Hiring managers may throw a lot at you to assess your skills and see how good of a fit you would be for their job. Some of their questions may seem out of left field. Don’t let the season of April Fools mess your interview up! Prepare for any interview questions that may be thrown […]