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Can a Job Change Your Life??

"I'll just go on the interview to get some practice." That's what I told myself when a company I randomly sent my cover letter and resume to after a miserable week at my job called me to set an interview. They were a privately owned temporary staffing agency called, Office Specialists. (FYI - they were eventually bought by one of the largest staffing companies in the world, Randstad.) They had posted for a training specialist for their HR department.

How to Get the Job When You Don't Have the Experience

"The Permission Paradox" - You can’t get the job without the experience but you can’t get the experience without the job - is one of the great career Catch-22s. This challenge will confront you over the lifetime of your career, whether you’re trying to break into the work force or you're to become a CEO for the first time. While the phenomenon can be frustrating no matter what your level, the Permission Paradox is especially challenging for today's aspiring young professional and recent graduates.

12 Tips on How to Do Your Homework Before the Big Job Interview

After growing roughly 30 percent in 2013 and being on track for 20+ percent growth this year, we’re interviewing job candidates on a weekly basis.

I don’t know if this is a Silicon Valley phenomenon — demand outstrips supply causing candidates to get lackadaisical — or if this trend holds across the country, but I’m often surprised by the lack of preparation on the part of job candidates.

Even if the demand-supply equation works in your favor, it still seems like common sense to put your best foot forward.

Interviews: 5 Signs the Candidate Really Wants the Job

Last week we covered the key signs that a job interview went well from a candidate perspective – so today I thought I’d flip things around and look at it from an employer point of view.

You see, when it comes to job interviews, it can be pretty difficult to work out how much the candidate actually wants the job and how serious they actually are about working for your business...

By Amy @BubbleJobs

How Successful People Stay Calm

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with more than a million people, and we’ve found that 90% of top performers are skilled at managing their emotions in times of stress in order to remain calm and in control.

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