Category: Interviewing Tips

Top 8 Soft Skills Employers Look For

Soft Skills

Imagine that you applied for an administrative assistant position and your resume made it to a short stack of two that are deemed worthy of an interview. You and your competitor have the same job history, the same education, and the same computer skills. The position requires a person with a calming personality who can […]

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Should I Tell the Boss that I’m Interviewing?

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That’s it! For one reason or another, you’ve decided that you’re done with your current job,  you’re moving on and beginning the interviewing process. You updated your resume, sent it out to your favorite staffing firm, and have two interviews scheduled for the following week. Next step? Deciding whether or not you should tell your […]

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Top 10 Skills of a Great Executive Assistant

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You might think that executive assistants only need to be able to use a computer, answer a phone, and manage a schedule to succeed. On the contrary; executive assistants are often looked upon as an extension of an executive, acting on his or her behalf, and as such need to bring a whole host of […]

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10 Tips for Improving Interpersonal Communication Skills

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“Must have excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.” As a staffing firm, we weave this terminology into nearly every job description that we create for our clients, and with good reason—communication is critical in business. How would customer orders get filled properly or new company policies be shared if it weren’t for good communication? […]

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The Most Feared Interview Question: Do you have any questions?

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We’ve all been there—our interviewer runs through their list of questions and turns the tables by asking, “Do you have any questions for me?” We know the right answer is always, “Yes,” but what if the interviewer answered everything when he or she told you about the position of the company, and you don’t have […]

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