Phrases You Should Never Say During An Interview

Job interviews are tough business. It’s all about showing why you’re right for the position— that you have a great personality, a solid skill set, and that you would be a great addition to the team. To avoid blowing your chance at landing a new gig, there are some phrases you should never say during an interview.

Phrases You Should Never Say During An Interview

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Key Factors To Improve Your Odds of Landing An Interview

The competition is high in the job market so standing out from the crowd can take some skill. Luckily, recruiters have revealed some key factors that can improve your odds of landing an interview.

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How To Answer “Why Are You Leaving Your Current Job?”

Being prepared for a job interview is key to success. That’s why it is important to practice answering difficult interview questions, like, “Why are you leaving your current job?” This is a typical question asked during interviews, so preparing beforehand will ensure a proper, professional answer, even if you have already moved on.

Ways to answer why are you leaving your current job?

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Key Hiring Trends To Watch For In 2017

The future is looking bright for job seekers as 40% of companies surveyed by CareerBuilder plan to hire full-time employees during 2017. With that growth, there are some key hiring trends to watch for this year.

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Artificial Intelligence: The Future of Jobs

Over the next few decades, automation and artificial intelligence (AI) will change the job market and replace jobs often held by millennials. According to the Gallup study, millennials will be most in danger of being replaced because they are going to be working for many years before they retire. Other positions at risk are entry-level routine jobs such as accounting and financial services. What could be done to beat the trend? How is AI changing the workforce?

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The Internet of Things: The Next Revolution Has Arrived

What do cars, traffic lights, phones, watches, coffee machines, printers, and TVs have in common? They are all objects increasingly connected to the internet and could potentially communicate with each other. It allows them to get updates, collect, or utilize data like never before, and communicate on a “machine-to-machine” basis. This so-called Internet of Things (IoT) is not limited to only every day wireless items. IoT is also used in manufacturing, transportation, healthcare, energy, education – the list only keeps growing. IoT is clearly the next big thing in technology. What impact does it have on businesses and our every-day life?

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Challenges in the Tech Industry

Both major employment search engines – Indeed and Glassdoor  – list technology jobs among the most lucrative jobs. In 2017, 7 out of the top 10 best jobs were from the tech industry, software engineering and development in particular. This is based on salary comparisons, growth prospects from 2013 to 2016, and job postings. Additionally, computer and IT jobs are expected to grow 12 % from 2014 – 2024 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. And by 2020 there are predicted to be 1.4 million new unfilled software development positions. However, there might not be enough experts to fill these positions. Why is this so? What other problems is the tech industry facing?

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STEM Careers That Only Require An Associate’s Degree

A STEM career doesn’t always mean a lot of schooling is involved. There are many positions that are integral pieces of the STEM field that require more experience than schooling.

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