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Words matter – especially in a job interview. Did you know using specific keywords will help you to stand out from the competition?  We’re not talking about personality traits or self-descriptors like “ambitious” and “committed”. We’re talking about truly powerful words that will distinguish you...

You might hear stories like these and think “no way” or “I would never”, but no one is completely immune to embarrassing gaffs. We certainly don’t walk into an interview planning to trip up like this, but it can definitely happen. Here are a few...

Whether you believe studies that show that a recruiter spends on average six seconds reviewing an individual resume or that a resume is initially screened for reasons to reject a candidate, you don’t want to make obvious mistakes that will negatively bias your resume.  Mistakes...

At the CFO Suite we have seen many good and bad resumes.  It can be tough to make an immediate impression and harder to make it a positive one that stands out from the rest for all the right reasons.  With some help from our recruiting...

Whether you believe studies that show that a recruiter spends on average six seconds reviewing an individual resume or that a resume is initially screened for reasons to reject a candidate, you don’t want to make obvious mistakes that will negatively bias your resume.  Mistakes...

Most candidates will go through at least 3-4 rounds of interviews to land a job, and you’ll need to prep for each and every one. Below, we discuss the ins and outs, the do’s and don’ts and everything in between. Continue your research.You started this process...

You’ve prepped, you’re ready. It’s showtime! What many people don’t realize is that “showtime” starts long before you sit down for the interview. It starts by leaving the house in plenty of time, arriving early, polished and poised. It’s already begun when you breeze through...

Words matter – but they’re not all that matters. What you say, the way you say it, the way you look when you say it, what you’re wearing when you say it – they all matter. Even if you’re a perfect fit on paper, projecting...

Congratulations! You’ve made it over the first obstacle and your resume did what it was designed to do – it opened the door. In most cases, the first thing you see on the other side is…a telephone.  Think of this step as a phone “screen”...

All the right verbal answers do not necessarily equal getting hired. It is often so much more important to understand the nonverbal part of the interview because even the best answer to a question can be overshadowed by body language, facial expressions, posture and eye...