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  • 4 Interview Questions You Have To Ask

    By The NonProfit Times — October 22, 2013

    All job seekers should know that the way they present themselves in a job interview can go a long way to determining whether or not they get the job. What might not be as obvious is that asking the right questions is a big part of making a good impression.

  • Is Getting Rehired An Option?

    By The NonProfit Times — October 15, 2013

    At some point during your job search, this thought will have at least crossed your mind: “Can I get rehired by an organization I left?” The answer to this question is probably yes, though there are some serious points to consider before you go back to the past.

  • 4 Ways To Ace The First Impression

    By The NonProfit Times — October 11, 2013

    Whether you are on a face-to-face interview or a Skype interview, it’s important to make a strong first impression on the employer. As if this wasn’t challenging enough here’s another thing to consider: It can take less than 30 seconds for the interviewer to form an opinion about you.

  • 5 Tips For A Skype Interview

    By The NonProfit Times — October 1, 2013

    Video interviews using programs like Skype are becoming increasingly popular among both employers and job seekers. It allows both parties to save valuable time and, aside from occasional technical issues, is pretty easy to learn. While the programs themselves might be user-friendly, conducting a Skype interview can pose some visual challenges, especially for those who are not used to the technology.

  • 4 Ways To Research An Employer

    By The NonProfit Times — September 24, 2013

    It’s standard practice for an organization to conduct a background check on potential employees. Employee screens allow employers to ensure that everything they have been told by the candidate is correct, and will give them peace of mind that they are not hiring someone with a checkered past. Job seekers aren’t the only ones who should undergo a lengthy background check; candidates should also do their own research on the employer.

  • 4 Bad Job Search Attitudes

    By The NonProfit Times — September 17, 2013

    There are a lot of factors that can affect your job search. Most job seekers tend to blame the lagging job market and the highly competitive environment it breeds. But did you know that your attitude can play a role in how successful your job hunt goes?

  • 3 Signs Of A Bad Work Environment

    By The NonProfit Times — September 10, 2013

    You want that job. You really want that job. But before you accept an employer’s job offer, you should make sure you aren’t getting yourself into a situation where every day you are dreading heading into the office.

  • Are You Overqualified?

    By The NonProfit Times — September 4, 2013

    Your goal as a job seeker is to mold yourself into the perfect candidate for the job. If this means adjusting the way you describe your skills and qualifications to match the employer’s needs, so be it. What happens, though, if you do such a good job that you find you have been deemed to be overqualified?

  • 4 Questions To Ask About Your Job Qualifications

    By The NonProfit Times — August 30, 2013

    Entry-level job seekers and recent college graduates are two groups that arguably have it the hardest in the job search. While an influx of youthful energy is something that nonprofits want, they also need qualified workers who will help the organization grow. If you are really going to impress hiring managers, you are going to have to show a lot more than a college degree on your resume.

  • The Job Interview Juggling Act

    By The NonProfit Times — August 23, 2013

    The most common issue that job seekers have in regards to job interviews is not getting any. The nature of the current job market is such that, while there are many jobs available, the competition is very high for those jobs. But what if you are one of the lucky ones that gets multiple interview requests in a short period of time? How do you find time to fit them all into your schedule?

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