You got the job! Oh, but you don't want or need it any more. What do you do? What should you say?
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A one-on-one job interview is stressful enough. Add three to five other people all sitting across from you and firing questions your way and you have some people's worst nightmare. It's no one's idea of a good time, but with a little preparation and practice, you come across as a confident, excellent candidate despite the intimidating format.
The internet is full of advice on improving your resume. But what if you're just starting out in the workforce? Creating a resume from scratch can be a daunting task. What should you include? What should you leave out? What order does everything go in? If you're staring at a blank page with no idea what to do, this comprehensive checklist has the answers.
As the traditional career advice goes, you usually shouldn’t include your hobbies on your résumé because they take up valuable space and waste the precious few seconds a recruiter spends skimming your résumé.
But in some situations, they can actually add value to your résumé and help you stand out in a good way.
How much effort do you go to in order to sanitise your online presence and reputation? We've all seen stories about how celebrities and politicians have been put under intense scrutiny when some activity or preference is considered salacious enough to hit the headlines. But what about the rest of us? What does our online profile mean for job prospects?
If you're looking for a career in technology and you're contemplating moving to the US for it, where you live matters, but you don't have to try to survive in Silicon Valley to find a great gig. U.S. News put together this report that highlights ten cities around the USA that are great for tech workers, if you're thinking about a change.
Following up after a job interview isn't a bad idea, but you don't want to be annoying about it. You also don't want your email to look like everybody else's. Here's a way to politely follow up while making yourself stand above the rest of the applicants.
When leaving one job for another -- and leaving on good terms -- you might not be thinking about needing a reference letter. After all, you already landed the other job. This is, however, the best time to ask your manager for a reference letter.