toughest interview questions

How to Answer the Toughest Interview Questions

If you want to land your dream job, you need to know how to answer the toughest interview questions. While some interviewers think up entirely new questions, most hiring managers will use fairly similar topics. The interview basically serves as a way to weed out individuals that they don’t believe will thrive in the position. With this in mind, the interviewer will include tough questions to see if you can …

Resume Format NYC

Is Your Resume Format as Important as the Content?

As you create your resume package, you have to consider what the hiring manager is looking for. On average, hiring managers only spend 8 to 10 seconds on each resume. They review a lot of resumes, so your resume has to be concise and easy to read. Otherwise, you could miss out on your dream job. Your resume format must be perfect, or the hiring manager will be distracted from …

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How Important Are Cover Letters in 2017

With some media outlets reporting that cover letters are dead, writing one may seem like a waste of time. An estimated 47 percent of applicants did not include one with a recent application, and only 26 percent of recruiters thought that they were important. With that said, there is still an importance to making a cover letter in 2017. They may be less relevant today, but applicants should still have …

Negotiate Your Salary New York City

How to Negotiate Your Salary Offer

You have finally landed your dream job, but now you have to negotiate your salary offer. Initially, you have to wait until after the employer falls in love with you and offers the job. At this point, many people are afraid that the hiring manager will remove the job offer if you try to negotiate. In reality, this rarely happens. Negotiating the salary can help you achieve a higher pay …