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So your job sucks. You could resign yourself to a life of dull (or even miserable) days in the office or you could set aside some time and get a better job. Here are ten great tips to help you put together a great application, ace the interview, and ultimately work for a company you'll love rather than hate.
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The point at which your interviewer asks you to share your greatest weakness is the portion of a job interview that you dread most, and for good reason: Lame answers like "I'm a perfectionist" or "I care too much" are well-worn clichés, but how can you intelligently answer that question? Developer and blogger Ash Moran offers this thoughtful approach.
As you know, preparation is the key to doing well on a job interview and hirers tend to ask the same kinds of questions . This job interview one-sheeter is like a CliffsNotes for getting your strategic answers together.
When you're being interviewed for a job, the person interviewing you isn't always clear with their objectives for their questions. They will often hide their intent behind a simple question to see how you respond.
When you're applying for a new job, you often have to write a cover letter to accompany your resume and serve as an introduction to who you are. These letters must be brief yet compelling so you don't require much of the reader but still appear unique. This can be pretty tough, but if you utilize the principles of good storytelling and concise writing you can put together a letter that won't get lost in the pile.