Interviewing 101 – 3 Tips for Better Interviewing

Interviewing 101 – 3 Tips for Better Interviewing

Interviewing 101

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If you have a job, you no doubt had to interview for the position. Sure, you might have networked your way into the job, but you still needed to have some sort of conversation with regards to the position. As an interviewer, I'm amazed at how unprepared people are for interviews or how casual they seem to treat the process. Having been both an interviewee and an interviewer I have a great idea of how to do well when interviewing.

If you're offered an interview, you obviously did something right. You were one of the first ten people to submit your tailored resume. You provided a thoughtful cover letter. So if you took the time to prepare a great resume or cover letter, shouldn't you also do the same preparation for the interview?

Here are my three tips for better interviewing:

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5 Tools for the Independent Contractor

5 Tools for the Independent Contractor

Independent Contractor needs Tools

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If you're an independent contractor you're an entrepreneur running your own business. As a result, you have a lot of things that you need to manage, keep track of, maintain, etc.Working as an independent contractor, you're responsible for paying your own benefits and taxes. With so many things to account for, below are some tools to help you maintain your sanity as an independent contractor.

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Discussing the Many Roles of the Marketing Manager

Discussing the Many Roles of the Marketing Manager

The Marketing Manager wears many different hats

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Earlier this week, I talked about the many different hats employees now wear in their jobs. The economy has forced employees to learn a variety of other jobs that may not be part of what they were hired to do.

One occupation, the Marketing Manager, has a variety of duties they perform as part of their day-to-day activities. In today's post, I'm going to discuss in a little more detail what they do and why.

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The Many Roles of a Marketing Manager

The Many Roles of a Marketing Manager

Marketing Managers Wear Many Different Hats

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Gone are the days of the specialist. The new economy has forced people into wearing many different hats in their jobs given it's better to be employed than unemployed. Coupled with the fact that companies are downsizing, employees are forced to adapt and take on tasks that weren't necessarily defined in their job descriptions. Don't you remember the ever popular “Other duties as assigned” part of the job you took?

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