Part III: What I Learned From Applying for (and Turning Down) a Job Offer to be a Contract Resume Writer for a Large Job Search Website

  Part III:  Evaluating the Company and Job Offer Recently I stumbled upon a job posting for a Contract Resume Writer position with a large online job search services website that shall remain nameless.  Find out how I came to find this opportunity and why I went ahead and applied for it  by requesting the cover letter (as a sample with strategy commentary just for you!) I sent in for this position. This experience was really just a strong, first-hand rerun of things I already knew but just hadn’t had happen directly TO me in awhile.  I’m so glad I did this because it Read More

Part II: What I Learned From Applying for (and Turning Down) a Job Offer to be a Contract Resume Writer for a Large Job Search Website

  Part II:  Interviewing and the Interview-er Recently I stumbled upon a job posting for a Contract Resume Writer position with a large online job search services website that shall remain nameless.  Find out how I came to find this opportunity and why I went ahead and applied for it  by requesting the cover letter (as a sample with strategy commentary just for you!) I sent in for this position. This experience was really just a strong, first-hand rerun of things I already knew but just hadn’t had happen directly TO me in awhile.  I’m so glad I did this because it turned out Read More

Popular Interview Questions

  NOTE: (many of these may be worded as “Tell me about a time that you . . .”—have an example story ready to tell!) Tell me about yourself. Why do you want to work here? Why did you leave your last job (or how did you like your last job)? What are your greatest strengths/weaknesses? What would your former boss/co-workers say about you? How would you deal with a conflict between yourself and a co-worker? What are your salary requirements? What are your short-term/long-term goals? Can you explain any gaps in your employment history? Do you have any questions? Read More