Using Horoscope and MBTI to Find Your Strengths and Weaknesses || #SaturdaySpecials

I realized I ingest way too much information without really unpacking it or sharing it with others, so, to remedy that, enter #SaturdaySpecials! A weekly video series from me on some tip, trick, tool, trade secret, or text (usually a book, sometimes an article) that taught me something vital and that I’m now sharing with you! I’m doing this to reflect and absorb all the stuff I’m reading, and I read somewhere that the best way to do so is to teach it to others. Ergo, here we are! Continue reading “Using Horoscope and MBTI to Find Your Strengths and Weaknesses || #SaturdaySpecials”

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4 Ways Joining a Competition Benefits You and Your Resume

So, we reposted the 14.5 Things You Didn’t Know Had Resume Value on Facebook the other day, with no edits at all, and it got more than 2000 hits in the last 48 hours. And because it’s out there floating around, we got a question on our ask.fm, that I found very interesting. It goes,

“Hi guys! Just curious, where can I find solid experience to talk about in interviews??? :((( I don’t feel like just talking about my orgs or acads all the time since I think i look boring to the recruiters.”

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What to do before an interview?

Any tips on how to answer in interviews impressively? I’m not ready for my first interview and I don’t know where to start.

[UPDATED IN MARCH 2019] : The easy answer everyone will say is practice, practice, practice. But I think habit forming is also an integral part of being at ease before you talk in front of people.

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9 Tips To Ace Your Next Phone Interview

How does a phone interview usually go? Any tips on how to answer impressively?

For Unilever Business Week 2016 (yes, that long ago, I’m updating this blog post in May 2018), I had to do a phone interview as part of the screening test. I posted about it on ask.fm before, and since then, a lot of you sent in questions about how to go through the whole phone interview process.  

So, in the spirit of giving, which is what this blog’s all about, I decided to write some specific tips down for phone interviews! Continue reading “9 Tips To Ace Your Next Phone Interview”

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What Should I Keep in Mind Before My Next Interview?

“Hey, how do you prepare for a job interview well so that you can get any job you want?”

Lately, I’ve been focusing a lot on resume questions, and I realized that I haven’t really talked much about what happens during the rest of the job hunting process. So today, I’ll tackle something that 90% of the people I know fear: interviews.

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