On a Non-Linear Career Path? Here’s How To Handle Your Next Interview

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Worried that you do not have a clearly defined career path for your future? You are not alone: a recent LinkedIn study showed that, even after ten years in the workforce, nearly half of all workers are not sure what their career path should look like. While it is tempting to consider your career as a ladder you should always be climbing, taking a non-linear path may actually yield better results for your career. When it comes time to interview for a job considered either a lateral move, or even a step down on the ladder, here are some tips on how to handle yourself during the interview:

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How Note-Taking Can Be the Key to Interview Success

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Job interviews move quickly, so quickly that they can sometimes feel disorienting. Doing the prep work and mock interviews can help you properly prepare for the interview, but once you are face to face with the Hiring Manager, note-taking can make a major difference in making sure you hit the right points when selling yourself as the ideal candidate.

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Visualizing Success and Other Expert Tips for Staying Positive During Your Job Interview

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It is normal to be nervous during a job interview. Even seasoned professionals feel a few butterflies before they meet with a Hiring Manager. The key to a successful interview is to keep your nerves from hurting your performance by staying positive. Luckily, there are some tips you can use to keep yourself thinking and feeling positive during the interview:

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Working With a Recruiter? These Four Things Will Help You Get Your Next Job

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Working with a recruiter is part of a smart job search strategy that gives you access to new opportunities and expert advice. Plus, in the case of AppleOne, it’s all free. Working with a recruiter does not mean you can put your search on cruise control though. There are some things you need to do to get the most from your relationship.

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Leave These Three Things Off Your Resume If You Want An Interview

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Writing a resume can be tough, but editing it down can be more challenging. There is a natural inclination to try to share our full work histories. However, just as it is hard to hear a conversation in a noisy environment, it can be hard for a hiring manager to find relevant experience in an overloaded resume. As you work towards an easily digestible resume that says “I am the right person for this job,” these items need to go:

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Job Searches Are Better with the Buddy System

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The buddy system works for more than just field trips and summer camps. Instead of making your job search a solitary affair, team up with a friend and tackle your search in tandem. Pairing with a friend will help you find more opportunities, perfect your interview style, and give you the support you need throughout the process. Getting the most from your buddy search method is easy to do if you follow these steps:

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