The Wrong Approach to Job Interviews
The Wrong Approach to Job Interviews

Headhunters and hiring managers say that many candidates think interviews are about deciding whether they want the job, and that

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How to Rebuild After Getting Fired
How to Rebuild After Getting Fired

Getting fired is one of the most difficult things that can happen in your career.  For whatever reason, (and there

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Will Your General Resume Work?
Will Your General Resume Work?

If you’re not getting interviews, chances are, the problem is your resume. If you’re using an outdated, general resume, that

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The Truth About Industry Bias
The Truth About Industry Bias

So you are one of two candidates vying for an accounting position at a publishing house. You both have the

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30 Ways to Offend an Interviewer
30 Ways to Offend an Interviewer

When it comes to job search, not everyone is a natural at the interviewing part for a job. Even with

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Six Tips for a Resume Makeover
Six Tips for a Resume Makeover

Have you written a resume that just doesn’t seem to be working? Hint. If you aren’t getting interviews, it’s not

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Tough interview question: “What is your greatest weakness?”
Tough interview question: “What is your greatest weakness?”

“What is your greatest weakness?” is one of the toughest and most common of all interview questions, and often comes

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Run Your Job Search Like a Sales and Marketing Campaign
Run Your Job Search Like a Sales and Marketing Campaign

You think you’re doing all the right things … but is it enough?  You’ve got a great resume that you’ve

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Coping with Job Search Rejection
Coping with Job Search Rejection

Have you experienced job search rejection?  Disappointment and rejection are realities every job seeker faces at some point. How do

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Should the Dog Days of Summer Stall Your Job Search?
Should the Dog Days of Summer Stall Your Job Search?

Who doesn’t love the Dog Days of Summer? We still carry the same workload here at Knock Em Dead, but

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What Should Professional Resume Writing Services Cost?
What Should Professional Resume Writing Services Cost?

(Updated 12-3-2018) When you realize that your personal stability and professional future are at stake and you’ve admitted to yourself

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When and How to Address Age Discrimination on an Interview
When and How to Address Age Discrimination on an Interview

You don’t often face overtly illegal questions about age at job interviews anymore, but the question of age is always

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Successfully Navigate Age Discrimination on the Interview
Successfully Navigate Age Discrimination on the Interview

Concerned about age discrimination? No matter how young you feel inside, it is self-defeating to believe that no one is

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College Seniors: Don’t Stay Too Long at the Party
College Seniors: Don’t Stay Too Long at the Party

A while ago, a 30-something began hanging out with our twenty-somethings. To them, he was cool and worldy-wise. This was

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Win Job Offers With Quality References
Win Job Offers With Quality References

Resumes win interviews, so like most people your job search has probably focused on writing and tweaking your resume and

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