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Landing interviews but not job offers? This topic offers valuable insight to help you rock your next interview. Ask questions and start a conversation to see what has been going wrong.
Elyssa Duncan
Community Specialist
about 8 hours ago

DO NOT do these 3 things while job searching...

If you are looking for a job and want to get hired fast, make sure you aren't making these three mistakes:

  1. Using one resume for every job. You should have a tailored resume for each position you are applying for. (You can learn more in our Getting Hired Resource Center.

  2. Applying to fake jobs. Unfortunately, there are a lot of job scams out there, make sure you know the signs of a phony job listing!

  3. Not preparing for the interview. Ask a family member or friend to conduct a mock interview with you and review some top interview questions!

What are some other common job search mistakes people should avoid?? Comment below!

#interview #jobsearch #jobcasetips #improveyoursearch #gethired

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Enoch Johnston
1 day ago

So, I just finished an interview with Target. Is Target a good-ish company(better than Walmart anyway)? #target #interview

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Ford Simpson

I might frame that and hang it on my wall! Ford

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Alicia Padilla

Yes it is!!

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Jason Roberson
about 10 hours ago

Is it the right job for you?

Hi community, I noticed quite a few questions around the area of “is this a good job or good opportunity?”. If you have potential jobs to look at, first off congrats! I want to provide a job filter system to empower you in choosing what's right for "you".

Truth is no matter what the community says about the pros and cons of a company or role, 2 factors determine if it will work out for you. In brief I’ll share both then I’ll add details for those who want a longer read.

In short - 1. Fit a job into your life goals don’t shrink your life dreams for a job. 2. Persevere and recommit often to that decision and path as long as you are still reaching your goals.

— To being The hero of your story

Long version below.

  1. The job should get you closer to your goals. Not your generic goals(bills), your detailed life goals. If you just want to make ends meet any job will do but it likely won’t last long or won’t be gratifying because it's standing on 1 leg. If you have a clear goal like making an exact amount to get the bills paid while paying for furthering your education or while paying the education of a your kids school or maybe starting a business, that life goal gives you a meaningful and more concrete number, and time commitment to filter jobs through.

When we have life filters it's easy to determine if a job is good for our life. 2. Dan Gilbert's Harvard studies on the keys to happiness found aligning with a decision after its made is a huge factor in staying happy with a choice. When others make a decision for us, and later we face adversity on that path, it's easy to say “I didn’t really want to do this” and blame others for the choice and want to quit. Make a firm job decision you have to live through it!

#jobsearch #interview #advice #application #hiring #hiringevents #hiringnews #wordsofadvice #inspiration #motivation

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Cheryl Stewart

Working on a 1099 leaves you paying the taxes each year and they can really be high. A regular job offers benefits and some offer retirement benefits. You get taxes taken out and a W2 at the end of the year. Unless you have significant expenses you can write off, the 1099 could really cost you. Also $8.00 an hour is really a low wage compared to $20 an hour.

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Phyllis Duncan

Most often when an individual works for a 1099 they don't pay the necessary taxes into social security. While working and younger one might think they benefit from not putting money into SS. One might think they need every penny to survive now. At $8.00/hr you probably do however when you retire and your SS benefits are figured you will be at a disadvantage. When you retire you need as much from SS as you can get. That little bit might be all you have to live on especially if you are working without putting money into a retirement fund. How would you in $8.00/hr? Look for jobs that you can invest in your future as well as survive now.

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Deborah Burnett

My mamma always told me life's like a box of chocolates , were all mixed up and sweet in some way. lol she told me dont look at people , higher ups as different than us. we are all humans with different titles no one is better than the next person. So when people try to act like they are better (pride) remember being humble always wins. and imagine them naked. reminds us that we are all human. lol strips them of everything so you are on the same level and takes away the nervousness.

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Heath Alva

I have found breathing exercises help calm my nerves. Also, I like to review the job description for any keywords that I can use in my responses about my skills, experience or ideas. It gives me extra confidence seeing how my experience and skills match the role. Good luck!

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benjamin brooks

take a deep breath/remember you r as good as the people u work for.

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Jason Roberson

Its been mention a few times, but to add more detail a breathing exercise is an excellent way to calm your nerves by centering yourself within your body. Shallow breathing is always associated with shallow thinking and thus anxiety. A 10 second breathing cycle 4 times is an excellent exercise. Breath for 10 secs in each of the 4 breathing cycles

10 seconds breathing in 10 seconds holding that air in 10 seconds breathing out 10 seconds holding empty lungs It may be challenging depending on personal health and ability to focus but its a great way to stay calm and increase cognitive ability in the moment.

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Cheryl Finn

I'm very interested . Worked 23 years in customer service

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Cherie Roy

It's a scam.

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Pamela Dobos
2 days ago

Unemployed

As a senior I would like some advise as to how I can improve my #jobsearch and interview questions without the old age discrimination it happens more frequently than anyone can imagine how can I improve my faith in the work force? I haven't worked for A long time Yet I emphasize my skills?

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