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Interviewing for a new job can be a nerve-wracking experience, even without a slow job market adding additional layers of stress to your mental state. With unemployment hovering around 8% according to the Department of Labor, competition remains fierce for each job opening. As an interviewee, you want to make sure that everything you say is professional and informative, interesting enough to set you apart yet not so unusual that you are turned down. By following these key tips, you'll be able to present yourself in the best possible light and improve your interview process. 5 Tips for Interview Preparation Whether applying for a marketing position in Spokane, WA or IT jobs in Philadelphia, PA , you will want to give yourself the best possible chances.
Are you using the internet to try and recruit staff? Or perhaps you are simply looking to research the competition? In today’s economy everyone is clamouring for recognition online be it through a Twitter account, using Facebook, LinkedIn, or through search databases. It is much easier for you as an employer to get the dirt on your potential future employees and your competitors if they are using these accounts – even if they don’t realise it. There are many out there who have lost that crucial job because of a flippant comment on a social media site. More on this at How Employers Screen Candidates on Social Media (Infographic) .
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C-level suite influencer who has successfully introduced and led change in large and complex organisations. Globally recognised as a thought leader and strategic innovator in Customer and Employee Communication, Business Transformation & Culture, and technology adoption and and trend-integration. Career milestones and achievements • Founded and grew the internationally recognised Amplify Innovation Festival into Australia’s most innovation corporate learning platform attracting more than 3000 people and reaching 400 000 online impressions per annum.