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There Are 4 Types of Bosses: Which Type Are You?

by Nancy Richardson & Rochelle Davidson, CPCC, ACC | November 12, 2019

Research suggests that people often quit their bosses, not their companies. There are four main types of bosses. Read on to discover what kind of boss you are.

6 Resume Trends to Follow If You Want to Land an Interview

by Jane Hurst | November 12, 2019

In order for your resume to stand out, it needs to be flawless as well as current. Here are six resume trends to follow that will increase your chances of getting an interview.

How to Be Small Talk Savvy During the Job Search

by David Solloway | November 11, 2019

To be successful in the job search, you need to be ready to engage in small talk at a moment’s notice. Here are several tips to help you become small talk savvy in interviews and while networking.

21 Interview Questions You Need to Nail to Work for Elon Musk

by Derek Loosvelt | November 06, 2019

Here are 21 interview questions that insiders at SpaceX told us they were recently asked when interviewing with the Elon Musk-led spacecraft and space-launch services giant.

How to Make a Perfect Pre-Interview Playlist

by Derek Loosvelt | October 28, 2019

Listening to music can lessen your pre-interview anxiety and get you into a proper interview mood. Here are six tips for creating a perfect pre-interview playlist.

The Magic Words to Use in Interviews

by Kaitlin McManus | October 28, 2019

Oftentimes, there's no right answer to interview questions. And relying on stock phrases can be a recipe for disaster. But there are certain notes that it can be really useful to hit on when interviewing for a position, and we've gathered up five to keep in mind.

The Complexities of Ageism in Executive Hiring—and What to Do About It

by Howard Seidel | October 25, 2019

Ageism in senior-level hiring is real and complex. Bias exists, but how it manifests depends on the specifics of the people and circumstances. Learn more.

How Much Do “Soft Skills” Matter for Technical Hires?

by Dean Madison | October 22, 2019

Companies seeking tech professionals are wise to get people with the best skills. But soft skills are just as important. Here are the skills companies look for.

11 Tips for Video Interview Success

by Lisa Rangel | October 17, 2019

Video interviewing is not the wave of the future; it's already here. So we all have to embrace video interviews and work at recording them successfully. Here are 11 key video interviewing tips that will give you an edge on your competition.

Find an Internship You’ll Love

by Radio Flyer | October 15, 2019

Finding an internship you love can be daunting. Here, Radio Flyer offers expert advice on finding an internship that fits your personal and professional needs.

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