Creating an Effective Resume When You Lack the Required Credentials

In this age of specialization, it is highly advisable to tailor your resume to the specific position you're applying for. After all, a general resume may not indicate the specific skills and accomplishments that...

Handling Brainteasers and Logic Questions in an Interview

Tell me about yourself. Why does this job interest you? How many quarters would you have to stack to reach the top of the Empire State Building? Those were the questions Liz Kostak was asked...

Expect the Unexpected: 15 Wild Card Interview Questions

Perhaps you are one of those job seekers who has their interview outfit perfectly pressed, copies of your resume printed on thick paper tucked neatly in a fancy folder, a Montblanc pen that latches...

Interview Questions for You to Ask Employers

Interviewing is a two-way street. Obviously, the organization is using the interview process to evaluate you and your credentials to determine if you are a solid fit for the company's needs. But the interview...

4 Ways to Prepare for an Interview

I have been through some crazy interviews for jobs.  I’ve been through interviews where the employer was forced by luck of the draw to interview but was clearly not interested, I’ve been through 8-hour...
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My Post-Grad Internships at Fashion Magazines in NYC

For an entire year after I graduated from Emerson College in Boston, I did the unthinkable— I worked for free. At 21 years old, it wasn't exactly Pursuit of Happiness, but the thought nagged...

You Received A Rejection Letter—Now What?

You polish your resume, sharpen your interviewing skills and land an on-campus interview. A few weeks later, you are invited to the corporate offices for a second round of interviews, which you are sure...

Internships: A Win-Win for Employers and Students

For employers who are looking for the cream of the crop among college-educated, entry-level employees, an internship program is the best way for them to build a pipeline of talented, young professionals. "The market for...

Moving On and In: Relocating for Your Summer Internship

Landing a summer internship at UMI Publications brought Ben Sherman one step closer to his dream of working in sports journalism. Sherman, 20, was hired to assist in the development of the publisher's ACC...

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...

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