Ask a Real Recruiter: How Do I Answer Interview Questions With the Right Amount of Detail?

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Dear Recruiter,

How do I know if I’m providing enough detail when answering interview questions?

Signed,
Wary of Being Wordy

Dear Wary of Being Wordy,

An ideal interview answer gives enough information to convey your accomplishments without overloading the interviewer …

By The Muse
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Figuring Out the Missing Puzzle in Your Job Search

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If you’re job searching, but not getting interviews, it might be time to take another look at how you’re marketing yourself and where you’re spending your time.

Think about:

What kinds of jobs are you applying for? If you can’t …

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Ghosting an Employer Will Backfire—Send This Email Instead

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Ghosts are real. They look less like Casper or Moaning Myrtle and more like romantic interests who disappear without so much as a call or a text. Or, in the context of this being an article on a career platform, …

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Here’s Everything You Need To Know About Being An ‘Intrepreneur’

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When we hear “innovation,” it’s hard not to think about the classic success stories and the images of people tinkering with old-timey motherboards in the pursuit of scientific progress. That’s where so many key tech companies like Dell started, after …

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The Answer to: What’s the Right Way to Include Links on Your Resume?

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When I was applying for editorial jobs, I desperately wanted to show off all the stuff I’d written. Of course, some applications asked for writing samples. But many didn’t, and I had to wonder—was not sharing my work holding …

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I’m a Showrunner’s Assistant—Here’s How I Broke Into the TV Industry

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Ian Olympio is a showrunner’s assistant on a new untitled STARZ drama from playwright Katori Hall. A showrunner, for those of you who aren’t as addicted to TV as me, is the driving force behind the entire journey of a …

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5 Painful But Important Things to Do When You Lose Your Job

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When I lost my job in 2014, I naturally slipped into a self-pity funk for a bit.

What did I do first? I promptly made an enormous bowl of tiramisu and attempted to soothe my bruised ego with dessert. But—as …

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4 Tips to Turn Your Side Hustle Into Your Main Hustle (According to 4 People Who Did It)

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Very few of us are able to start our careers doing exactly what we always wanted to do.

But the good news is many professionals are able to fit passion projects that fulfill and challenge them into their free time. …

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Ask an Honest HR Professional: How Do I Re-apply for a Position I Didn’t Get the First Time?

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Dear HR Professional,

Am I allowed to re-apply for a position I didn’t get the first time? If so, how do I go about doing this?

Signed,
Still Interested

Dear Still Interested,

This is a great question!

I’d encourage you …

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Zappala Family Scholarship For the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counseling Certificate – Applications Due July 2nd!

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THE ZAPPALA FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP For the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counseling Certificate

Application Information

Open to New Students Registering for Fall Quarter 2018

Applications are due by July 2, 2018

The Zappala Family Scholarship, established in 2013, supports students enrolled …

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