Activate Your Career with an Informational Interview!

Activate Your Career with an Informational Interview!

If there is a company you’d like to work for, use this script to ask for an informational interview. This can alsobe a script if you identify a contact who can give you information or help you network to a job. Preparation: Try to find someone you already know at the...
Jobseeker’s Guide to Virtual Interviews


Jobseeker’s Guide to Virtual Interviews


Traditionally, virtual interviews were used to conduct a pre-screening for an in-person interview and to answer any questions not addressed in the résumé. But, today, phone interviews and video interviews are replacing in-person interviews as we have transitioned to...
Salary Negotiations – More Than Money!

Salary Negotiations – More Than Money!

Benefits can make a huge difference in your compensation package, so don’t overlook them in your salary negotiations! Non-cash benefits can add 30 – 40% to your total compensation package. Know what is most important to you. When asked if they’d like more money...

Activate Your Interview: Create a Brag Book

If it’s true that a picture is worth 1,000 words, why don’t jobseekers come to job interviews prepared to show and tell? One of the best ways to do this is with a “brag book,” otherwise known as a portfolio, leave-behind, or interview presentation binder. While...

Activate Your Interviews: How to do a Virtual Interview

There are two types of video interviews — live interviews (using Skype or FaceTime) and recorded Question-and-Answer interviews, also called “time-shifted” video interviews. In a recorded interview, the jobseeker is directed to a website to answer questions on video,...

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