The Perils Of Employment: Are You About To Be Let Go?

Written by David Richter

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When you begin to see signs that you are onrepparttar cutting block, rather than begin an emotional reaction that doesn’t serve you, see it for what it is. It is time to move on. Your next step awaits you. Begin to explore your career options. Don’t wait untilrepparttar 135090 axe comes down. Be proactive and determine your best next steps. Then, when you are let go, it can be cause for celebration. You have successfully completed this phase of your career, and now it’s on torepparttar 135091 next. It is a natural progression. It is purposeful. You are exactly where you need to be. You are on your way torepparttar 135092 next successful phase of your career, and life.

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Preparing For An Interview

Written by Michelle Roebuck

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If you give example after example of how your skills and experiences will help their company,repparttar more appealing you will become as a potential employee.

There is a danger of over-preparing for an interview. There are hundreds of books and websites that will give yourepparttar 135064 “most commonly asked interview questions and answers”. You try to memorizerepparttar 135065 answers to these questions and when it’s time forrepparttar 135066 interview, you sound like you’re giving some canned response. You don’t sound like yourself.

The best advice I can give you when it comes to answering interview questions (especially difficult ones), is know your skills, experiences and achievements and be yourself. This way, you don’t go intorepparttar 135067 interview sounding like someone who memorized a canned answer out of some book. Just relax and be natural.

Trust yourself enough to answer questions in a natural and honest way. Keep your answers inrepparttar 135068 positive. When you’re relaxed and answer questions in an honest way, you’ll be able to think on your feet and provide answers thatrepparttar 135069 interviewer wants to hear.

Ask yourself, “What skills, experiences and achievements do I have that will make me an asset to this company?” If you can answer that question while going throughrepparttar 135070 interview process, you will be one step closer to landingrepparttar 135071 job you want.

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