Tell Me about Yourself

By |September 28th, 2015|

What do you say when the employer asks you, “Tell me about yourself.” Do you talk about how you practice Pooktre tree art? Do you divulge your vegetarian dietary habits then talk about the moral issues you have with eating meat? Or, do you tell your whole life story? Believe it or not, we have […]

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Interview Etiquette

By |September 21st, 2015|

The Merriam-Webster Dictionary describes etiquette as “the rules indicating the proper and polite way to behave.” However, etiquette can be subjective; a behaviour that one person perceives as rude may be acceptable to another. So what is the proper way to behave during an interview? Well, luckily there are some very common rules–that are not […]

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What to Expect at the Interview

By |September 14th, 2015|

When you arrive for your interview, you can expect to walk up to the receptionist—who will smile madly at you with a Cheshire Cat grin—and order you to take a seat. Then, an abnormally tall gentleman draped in black will appear and direct you by pointing a skeletal finger down the hall. You will enter […]

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Hard Skills vs Soft Skills

By |September 7th, 2015|

You may have heard people talking about soft skills and hard skills and wondered what exactly they were talking about. Some people assume that soft skills are easy and hard skills are challenging; however, that assumption—while a good guess—is not quite true. The difference between soft skills and hard skills is that soft skills are […]

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