Leave Your Parents Out of Your Job Search

Leave Your Parents Out of Your Job Search

You've probably heard the term "helicopter parent". The phrase used to describe over eager moms and dads who like to but into everything their kid is doing without letting learn on their own. Well that phenomena has seeped into the job hunt too. A recent thread of recruiters I saw on Facebook the other day tells the story of several times a parent called a recruiter or interrupted an interview on behalf of their kid.

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How to Leave a Strong Lasting Impression in Your Job Interview

How to Leave a Strong Lasting Impression in Your Job Interview

After you’ve applied for a job and submitted your resume and cover letter for resume, it’s time to prepare for an interview. If you don’t have any prior experience with interviews it can be a bit scary, but there’s nothing to worry about if your resume and cover letter were good enough to warrant an interview. Besides professional resume writing, you need to make sure that you are well prepared for this next stage of your application, because it’s a make-it-or-break-it deal.

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