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2022 May 26th

Informal Interviews: Questions & How to ace them

more relaxing. What Is an Informal Interview? Informal interviews are often conducted in a casual context, such as over lunch, at a coffee place, or an online chat. It also allows, if not encourages, open discussions. Still, formal and informal interviews share the same goal: to assess whether you are suitable for a company. Benefits of accepting an informal interview invitation: ✨ A chance to practice your interviewing skills Perhaps you have several more interviews coming up. An informal interview
Interview Skills
2022 Apr 8th

Informational Interview: What It Is and How It Can Help You

learn firsthand about the position, company, or industry you’re interested in. Informational interview—its definition easy to understand—is a conversation with someone about their experiences in the company or field that interests you. Some like to call it coffee chat, informational meeting, or in a broader term, networking (it’s a great way to establish connections in a field). An informational interview is not a job interview. Although it might bring on opportunities for you, it is not
Job Search Channels
2021 May 6th

How to Work Remotely? 13 Efficient Ways to Find Remote Jobs Online

that allow you to work remotely. If you’ve freelanced before, then you know what it means to work remotely. You can wake up at 5:00 am, prepare breakfast, take a quick shower, go back for another cup of coffee then head out to your home office to start working. There is no morning rush hour to contend with. Unless you head downtown and have your morning brew at your favorite coffee shop. And while you’re there, you

12 Phrases That Don’t Belong On Your Resume

history and your achievements. 8. Effective communicator If you think that saying ‘I’m an effective communicator’ effectively communicates that you’re an effective communicator, you’re not an effective communicator. 9. Assisted This makes it sound like you made coffee for someone else while they did the real work. Don’t say what you helped someone else to do – explain what it was that you did yourself. 10. Exceptional Like describing yourself as a visionary or a thought-leader
Career Development
2022 Jul 8th

How to Ask for a Job Referral: Guide, Tips and Examples

message When sending a LinkedIn message for a job referral request, you can use a similar format as your email. Start by introducing yourself and explain how you know the person. If you have a mutual connection, you can mention that as well. If you don't know the person well, start by reading their LinkedIn profile and establishing a relationship before directly asking for a job referral. This could involve meeting for coffee, sending them an article you think

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