Have you ever had a bad interview? Maybe you were too nervous, you couldn’t think of the right answers, or you didn’t prepare as much as you should have. Well, take comfort in knowing that regardless of how bad your interview was, it couldn’t possibly be as bad as these experiences below. In a recent…

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Have a phone interview coming up? Try these 10 tips!  Take it Seriously  While phone interviews can seem like less pressure, you should still take them just as seriously as in-person interviews. The method may be different, but the intended outcome is the same — to land that perfect new job.  Be Prepared In the…

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Need a little help with your job hunt or career? Get advice from the (best-selling) pros. These four best-selling career books have topped the charts for their practical, insightful and sometimes unconventional advice. What Color is Your Parachute?  By Richard N. Bolles Richard Bolles offers practical job-hunting advice for all career levels in this best-selling…

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As the saying goes – there’s more than one way to skin a cat. The same can be said for resumes. Different circumstances call for different resume types. So which is the best for you?  Chronological Functional or Skills-based Combination What’s the Difference?  Simply put – focus area. Each resume type focuses on a different…

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How do you explain how you lost your job. This article does a good job of helping you find the best way to explain. If you’ve lost your job – or are going to lose your job – the last thing that you want to talk about is “why” you lost your job. In fact,…

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When writing a resume, it’s sometimes easy to get carried away and overlook the basics. With 2020 only three months away, now’s a great time to review your resume to ensure a solid foundation for the new year.  Update the Basics Make sure your address and personal information are up-to-date and accurate. While you’re at…

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Let’s face it – in today’s age, there’s little reason for any candidate to walk into an interview unprepared. The internet is filled with countless articles detailing the best answers to common interview questions (like this one, this one, and this one). While no two candidates’ responses will ever be the same, typical interview questions…

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There is no dearth of jobs in the U.S. insurance industry for those with relevant educational qualifications and some professional experience in the field. Insurance underwriting is a segment of the industry that calls for a lot of analytical skills and the ability to judge the financial background of people applying for insurance.

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Phone interviews are frequently used by companies to save time by pre-qualifying your interest and expertise. The following are some recommendations to ensure your next phone interview is successful for you.

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