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How to answer 23 of the most common interview questions

How to answer 23 of the most common interview questions
Wise Bread Picks Let's face it; no one likes the interview process. Well, certainly not the people being interviewed anyway. You have to be on your best behavior, you only get one chance to get it right, and it's like taking your driving test all over again. Over the years I've been to countless interviews. To get my first job out of college I attended some 15-20 interviews a week. 1. I'd be very surprised if you haven't been asked this one at every interview. 2. This should be a straightforward question to answer, but it can trip you up. 3. Do your homework before you go to any interview. 4. This should be directly related to the last question. 5. Hopefully if you're applying for this position you have bags of related experience, and if that's the case you should mention it all. 6. Ok, this is not the time for full disclosure. 7. This could include anything from night classes to hobbies and sports. 8. 9. Once again, there are a few ways to answer this but they should all be positive.

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Using a Digital Signature to Spruce Up Your Cover Letters Home > Cover Letters > Using a Digital Signature to Spruce Up Your Cover Letters Most job applications are submitted through the Internet today, either through an online application system or by e-mailing cover letters and resumes as attachments. Sending electronic cover letters is very convenient, but it precludes the applicant’s ability to sign the letter. Unless you want to print out, sign, scan, and then e-mail every single cover letter you write, it’s easier to just send them without a signature.

E-Government Meets Web 2.0: Goodbye Portals, Hello Web Services Gartner recently released a couple of reports on how web 2.0 technologies are being used in e-Government. The reports are entitled The E-Government Hype Cycle Meets Web 2.0 and Government and Web 2.0: The Emerging Midoffice. Both are about how modern e-government efforts are moving away from the 'one stop shop' portal approach that characterized early efforts, and are turning more towards mashups and (to quote the first Gartner report) "a number of mostly adventurous initiatives with blogs, wikis or islands in Second Life." But it's the ecosystem of Web Services - and the reusability of content and services that Web Services enable - that really excites Gartner about web 2.0 in e-government. Control

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