Can I Lie on My Resume?

by webmaster on June 10, 2013 · 0 comments

If you’re lacking experience in something listed as a requirement in a job posting, then it may be tempting to fib or lie on a job application or resume. If it’s tempting to you, you’re probably not overly concerned with the ethics of lying on a resume and more concerned with whether it’s possible to get away with it. The answer, in some cases, is yes.

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Where Can I Find a Job?!

by webmaster on May 26, 2013 · 0 comments

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If you find yourself asking this question over and over and you’re only looking for jobs locally, then you may have to branch out and begin looking at other cities. Some places just don’t have (many) good jobs. Since you’re searching outside your locality, you’ll have to put down the newspaper and look for jobs online. (And in a previous article we did take a look at the best job search websites.)

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Questions You Should Ask in an Interview

by webmaster on March 17, 2013 · 0 comments

In a previous post we looked at the Most Common Job Interview Questions that you can expect a hiring manager to ask you; in this post, we will look at the reverse: what questions should you ask the interviewer? Obviously, the questions that you ask are highly position-dependent and situation-dependent; the list below provides many general ones from which to pick and choose.

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Most Common Job Interview Questions

by webmaster on March 5, 2013 · 0 comments

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In-person interviews (and in-person performance assessments) are the most nerve-wracking part of the job application process. It is therefore useful to familiarize yourself with the most frequently asked questions in job interviews. The list below is by no means exhaustive, but it should prepare candidates well for most interviews.

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Go to What is a Guarantor (or Co-Signer)? Do I Need One for an Apartment Lease?

What is a guarantor? A guarantor (also known as a co-signer) is someone who signs an agreement to compensate a landlord for rent in the event that you are unable to. Landlords want to guard against financial risk; many therefore require prospective tenants to furnish proof of minimum income and even personal references—so if you’re a student or unpaid intern, or if you’re working and your salary is beneath the minimum income threshold established by the apartment’s owner, you will probably need to have a guarantor co-sign a lease with you.

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