Impressing Your Interviewers During a Group Interview

Many job candidates preparing for an interview expect to sit down with a human resources person and talk one on one, since that's the traditional model. But many companies are adopting a group interview...

Coming to America: How to Get an Internship from Overseas

The Statue of Liberty's motto proclaims, "Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free." But what about the energetic, the collegiate, the ambitious masses yearning to intern in the...

How do I Explain to Employers why I Suddenly Quit my Last Job?

Question: I walked off my last job in frustration with a boss who constantly belittled me and others, never gave clear guidance and ripped apart anything that wasn't his idea. I know that not...

Sample Resume: Licensed Practical Nurse

Joe James 123, Main St Boston, MA 02109 (123)-456 7890. email@domain.com Licensed Practical Nurse Recent graduate with professional experience in healthcare settings and private duty nursing. Committed to the medical profession and to quality patient care. Nursing style blends professionalism, capability...

Leveraging Contacts Part II: The Art of the Follow-up

But what if your dream interview opportunity lives with someone in that 25 percent that has not responded?  Tough luck?  Settle with the 75 percent that got back to you, and forget about the...

Top 10 Interview Tips from an Etiquette Professional

Could there be a more difficult situation than walking into a room with one or more strangers, sitting in what feels like a criminal interrogation spotlight, knowing your every word and gesture are being...

What To Expect From Your Internship

Elizabeth Tinkler was considering a radio career until her internship at a Boston radio station turned her away from it. She was brought on staff as a "promotions intern," where she thought she would...

Etiquette For an Intern Newbie

In some ways, being an intern is like being a freshman again-you're lower than entry-level, you've never worked in a professional environment, and you'd really like to avoid committing any embarrassing blunders. Common sense...
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Say “Hmmm” to the First Salary Offer

If you say "OK" to the first offer you hear, you are essentially throwing in the towel without a fight and giving up any hope that your employer might have gone higher. Jack Chapman, author...

Is It Better to Be Yourself or Fake It in an Interview?

If you've made it to the interview stage of a job application, it means that your potential employer has already earmarked your cover letter and resume as special from their overall pool of candidates....

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