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Ask a Recruiter: Your Questions Answered—Part 1

Ask a Recruiter: Your Questions Answered—Part 1

Everything you wanted to know about the recruiting process. Last month, we asked readers what they wanted to hear about from recruiters. The response was huge. The same few questions kept popping up again and again, so we decided to feature them in a two-part blog series. We took your questions to our top recruiters, […]

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Poll Results: Ace Your Next Interview With These Top Tips

Poll Results: Ace Your Next Interview With These Top Tips

  Last month we drilled down on what readers want to see on Movin’ On Up. We asked one simple question: “What part of the job interview process do you need help with?” Your answers were as follows:   What’s next? The results were almost evenly split among the top four, so we’ll be sure […]

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How to Impress a Recruiter

How to Impress a Recruiter

Top tips from working recruiters Many job applicants express frustration with the post-interview process due to not receiving any follow up. They want to know what they can do to improve future interview performance. However, interviewers are unable to provide this information, often because of potential legal issues or simply not having the time to […]

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Poll: What Part of the Job Interview Process Do You Need Help With?

Poll: What Part of the Job Interview Process Do You Need Help With?

Here at Movin’ On Up, it’s our goal to help you find a job and career you’ll love. Accomplishing that means acing your interviews. Is there any part of the interview process you’d like help with? Something you’ve always wanted to know but never had an opportunity to ask? Now’s your chance! Let us know […]

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Interviews and Your Personality Type

Interviews and Your Personality Type

Are you an introvert or an extrovert? We’ve all heard it before. Be assertive and social in an interview. Show that you want the job and are easy to talk to. You want to show how great it would be to work with you, and how valuable your sense of teamwork is. However, what do […]

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5 Steps to Getting a Job Offer

From job search to interview to final offer, we’re here to help. A job search is stressful for numerous reasons. Chief among the rest—you need money to support yourself and your family. Secondary concerns include finding your professional persona, the sheer force of will and attention it takes to job search for hours every day, […]

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Age Discrimination in the Job Search

The job search involves plenty of rejection—most of us have experienced it to some degree. Unless a particular interview question stumped you, it’s usually difficult, if not impossible, to know why you didn’t get the job. However, when you’re over a certain age, there’s a chance another factor is at play. Maybe they said you […]

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What to Do When You Really Are Overqualified

Your interview felt perfect. You knew all the answers and your resume was shining with experience. But you didn’t get the job. They said you were “overqualified.” It wasn’t an excuse. They meant it. You really and truly were overqualified. Think you may be overqualified for the jobs you’re applying for? Here are our top […]

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Poll Results: What Training Style Do You Prefer?

Toward the end of March we asked our Movin’ On Up readers what their preferred training style was: Visual, Auditory, Kinesthetic, or ‘Other.’ We wanted to find out how our readers learn. We’ll start off with the results, and then review interview tips for each type of learning style. Results So, what did our readers […]

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When it’s Okay to Ask About Pay

If the world were perfect, hunger would be eradicated, chocolate wouldn’t have calories, and you could go in to every job knowing exactly how much you’re going to get offered. Unfortunately, the world is not perfect. So, how do you find out a job’s salary when you’re in an interview? Depending on the company, the […]

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