Updated Dec 21, 2010 7:39 PM EST
Recently, I rounded up the year's best tips for honing your resume and portfolio
. There's a lot more to getting a job than just a good curriculum vitae
, though -- eventually, you'll need to interview with someone, for example. Here are my favorite tips of the year to help you through that arduous process.
Real interviews don't play out the way the book experts sometimes claim. Check out this post for the skinny on what to expect in real world job hunts.
A corporate recruiter named Brian Krueger has a YouTube channel with 68 short video clips on basic job search and interview skills. There's a ton of advice here broken up into bite-sized chunks.
Kids say the darndest things. So do job hunters, it turns out. They're not dumb, they're just stressed out and unprepared. Thankfully, I've now armed you with the ability to avoid making these job-killing gaffes.
Having a great resume might get you in the door, but eventually, you're going to have to pass an interview in order to get offered a job. Do you know how to "work a room" on the interview circuit? Here are 4 tips to get you there.
No matter how qualified you are, or how snazzy your resume looks, you absolutely should be calm, cool, and collected in the interview. Here's a tool you can use to actually take a practice interview and evaluate your performance.
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