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Welcome to our career blog! You''ll find great career advice, real-world questions and answers from interviews, and resume writing tips to ace your interviews.

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Q & A
Restaurant Manager Interview Questions and Answers
Katarina Irizarry

Restaurant managers have a host of responsibilities to which they must tend, so an interviewer will likely ask a variety of questions to ensure that candidates are prepared for the job. The following restaurant manager interview questions and answers can help you convince your interviewer that you are both qualified and capable. How Would You […]

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Resume Help
Resume for MBA Admission
Katarina Irizarry

Even though an MBA program is designed to teach you the ins and outs of the business world, the admissions committees, faculty, and administrators who run these programs still want their applicants to demonstrate some knowledge of the basic principles of business and accounting prior to entry. They also want to see evidence of motivation […]

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Q & A
Security Guard Interview Questions and Answers
Katarina Irizarry

Security guards have jobs that fluctuate wildly. While some days or nights may pass without incident, others may put the guard’s life in danger. The following security guard interview questions and answers will help your potential employer determine whether or not you can handle the excitement of the job—or the lack thereof. How Would You […]

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Resume Help
Should I Include References in my Cover Letter?
Katarina Irizarry

When it comes to creating a cover letter that is efficient at introducing your skills, education, and why you are the best match for a job position or company, a lot of questions can come up. You, as an applicant, want to make sure that each aspect of the cover letter is addressed because if […]

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Resume Help
Should I staple a 2 Page Resume?
Katarina Irizarry

There is a lot of confusion today as to the correct format of a professional resume-as to what is acceptable and what is not-and what is most effective at getting an employer’s attention to the get the interview. One of the most compelling areas of grief is how to format a paper resume as opposed […]

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Resume Help
Should I use Bold and Italics?
Katarina Irizarry

One of the most common questions that come up in relation to writing resume that are effective at getting interviews or callbacks-have to do with the actual stylistic elements involved in the formatting of a resume. What do we mean by this? Simply, whether or not bolding should be used? Italics? How much of each […]

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Resume Help
Social Worker Resume Objective Statement Examples
Katarina Irizarry

Social worker resume objectives can tell an employer a lot about the person applying for a job. In one sentence, the applicant describes their long-term goals, their strongest skills, and what they expect to achieve if offered the job. If you want to craft the best resume objective statement possible, you should think about what […]

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Career Help
Software Engineer Working Conditions
Katarina Irizarry

If you are considering becoming a software engineer, you may have a good idea of what a software engineer does, the income you could expect, and what experience and training you need; but do you know what the working conditions and environment will be like? Most people-until they’ve actually begun a career-know what that particular […]

Woman special education teacher teaching young school girl
Q & A
Special Education Teacher Interview Questions and Answers
Katarina Irizarry

A position as a special education teacher can be hard to come by, so being able to win over an interviewer with honesty, knowledge and credentials is very important. Listed here are some of the special education teacher interview questions and answers that may apply in an interview for such a position as well as […]

Woman store manager working on laptop in a flower shop
Q & A
Store Manager Interview Questions and Answers
Katarina Irizarry

A store manager’s job is one that is filled with much responsibility, so store manager employers are often very meticulous during interviews. The following store manager interview questions and answers are those that your potential employer may ask in order to determine whether or not you are right for the position. How Have You Sold […]

Woman substitute teacher writing a cover letter
Resume Help
Strong Cover Letter to Land a Great Job – Substitute Teacher
Katarina Irizarry

Substitute teachers come from many different backgrounds and have huge variances in their level of experience. Because of this, a strong substitute teacher cover letter is absolutely essential. If you have little experience in the field, a good cover letter will help convey your strengths and mask your weaknesses. If you have a lot of […]

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System Administrator Resume Objectives
Katarina Irizarry

A system administrator is an IT administration practitioner responsible for the construction, development and maintenance of computer networks and systems. Many types and levels of system administrators are available, but they all work in maintaining computer systems, upgrading servers, securing server data and programming for a company’s day-to-day operations. As such, make sure to identify […]