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Have you ever eavesdropped on a cafe conversation involving work mates from an industry you’re unfamiliar with? If you’re looking for a job or an internship, knowing your industry’s buzzwords and new trends will make you look smart, and knowing what those words actually mean will make you look even smarter.

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So, you have been invited to an interview - congratulations!  No doubt you’ve spent hours fine-tuning your resume, studying those job boards, working your networks, and crafting cover letter after cover letter just to get to this point. Now you have scored that interview it’s time for more preparation to kick in – preparation to ensure you put your best foot forward and impress at your interview.

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Scenario: You have submitted an application for a job online and before you get the chance to let out a sigh of relief the phone rings. It’s the recruiter and they are asking if you can attend an interview with the hiring manager. Brilliant! The interview is happening in 48 hours...

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Whilst attending an interview for a job or an internship you have a perfect opportunity right at the end of your interview to impress your interviewers and show them how enthusiastic and motivated you are for this role. You should prepare some questions - but what questions should you ask?

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These days, many companies are using video conferencing to interview candidates. This modern method of recruitment saves the company time, effort, and money. Although these interviews are often slightly shorter, you will need to display the same level of professionalism. Here are some helpful tips to prepare for a Skype or video interview.

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As a job seeker, it’s important to follow some crucial phone etiquette rules when speaking to a hiring manager or recruiter. A phone call could be one of the first interactions you have with a prospective employer, so it's important to leave a good impression. So... what is your phone etiquette saying to recruiters?

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