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Make no mistake. Everyone knows how to interview but only the cream of the crop know how to interview ingeniously. You need to be ingenious to get an offer instead of your competition.  Read weekly tips on how you can stand out from the crowd, conquer your fears about interviewing and approach them with newfound confidence.

Are you Unemployed or Unemployable? Print
Written by Abby Kohut   

At a quick glance, you might mistake one word for the other – but I'm sure you'll agree that while being "unemployed", you never want to be perceived as "unemployable". Yet, I've read a growing number of articles that attach the stigma of being "unemployable" to the currently "unemployed".

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Asking Tough Questions Print
Written by Abby Kohut   

On my last Career Wake Up Call, a job seeker asked this question, "How can I ask difficult questions during an interview about a company's business model and performance, especially when the employer is receiving mediocre reviews from industry analysts?" This answer to this question is not necessarily straightforward.

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Interviewing Your Next Boss Print
Written by Abby Kohut   

Many of you probably think that the tile of my blog is bizarre. You probably believe that the sole purpose of an interview is to help a company decide whether or not to hire you. While that may be true, the more important thing happening during an interview is your decision about whether or not to go work for the prospective boss.

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Interviewing Boo-Boos Print
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In my career, I have had the pleasure of interviewing many people at different levels for all kinds of positions. Even those who climb to the highest rungs on the corporate ladder still need to be sure they are aware of the interviewing pitfalls and then avoid them at all costs.

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Would You Hire Yourself? Print
Written by Abby Kohut   

You'll never know exactly why interviewers ask you the questions that they choose, but it's typically not for the reasons you think. Even interviewers who ask the exact same questions may do it for different reasons. Usually, the questions chosen help determine how you are going to react in certain situations.

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Drawn from my 18 years of experience and research in recruiting and Human Resources, my blog posts are intended to provide insight into what corporate recruiters and Human Resource professionals look for when they are evaluating your qualifications. Simply reading these blogs will not guarantee you success. However, consistently applying the strategies mentioned, as well as developing your own personal interview style, will greatly enhance your chances of victory amidst the competition. I wish you the best of luck with your search as you begin to take charge of your career!