How to Answer “What Motivates You?” (Sample Answers Included)

By Mike Simpson In order to get to the bottom of what motivates you, it’s important that you get a crash course in the specifics of motivation. Motivation is a powerful tool. It’s what we use to drive ourselves forward to complete tasks. It can come in a variety of shapes and sizes, from something physical (like…

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Top 3 Career Test (or Career Quiz) Guide for 2017

By Mike Simpson If you’ve found this article, there’s a pretty good chance that you are either unhappy with your career or that you feel like you don’t know what it is that you’re supposed to be doing. Enter the career test. What is a career test? Generally speaking, a career test is a multiple-choice test…

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How To Nail An Informational Interview (Questions Included)

By Jeff Gillis Every good job seeker knows the value of research when it comes to preparing for job interviews. From looking up company websites to reading corporate articles and keeping on top of industry trends and news, it pays to stay up-to-date on everything. Of course, nothing beats networking for insider information and connecting…

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Letter of Recommendation 101 (Sample Included)

By Mike Simpson The best way to discuss your letter of recommendation is clearly by beginning with a little role playing (wink wink). Imagine you’re at a huge party. The room is filled with people you’ve never met and you’re standing awkwardly off to the side, unsure of what to do. You want to interact but…

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Best Cover Letter Format Guide For 2017

By Mike Simpson Before I give you all of my secrets for the perfect cover letter format for 2017 (and trust me, you want to keep reading because this is going to really help you), I have to ask you a question. Have you ever heard the phrase “You never get a second chance to…

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How to Quit Your Job in 2017

By Jeff Gillis There comes a time in every employees life when you have to take a good long look at what you’re doing and decide if it’s something you really really want to keep doing, or if it’s time to throw in the towel and figure out how to quit your job and move…

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How To Nail a Panel Interview (Questions and Answers Included)

By Mike Simpson Admit it, deep down inside you’ve always wanted to be a celebrity. There’s a definite allure to stardom and some people will do anything to achieve their 15 minutes of fame, and it’s easy to see why. In the right context, being the center of attention is the best feeling in the…

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How To Ace A Group Interview (Questions Included)

By Mike Simpson It’s here! It’s finally here! The day you’ve been waiting for forever – the day of your interview for your dream job with the company of your choice. Man, you’ve worked hard to get where you are right now. You spent hours perfecting your resume and tailoring your cover letter. You spent days…

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12 Great Cover Letter Examples for 2017

By Mike Simpson There comes a time in nearly every job seekers life when you plop yourself down in front of the computer and say to yourself… “Okay, it’s time to find a couple good cover letter examples I can use to help me start writing my cover letter…”  So you do a quick Google…

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Best Resume Format Guide For 2017

By Mike Simpson By now, as a seasoned job hunter and student of the Interview Guys, you should know there are a few essentials you should have in your arsenal: business cards, a solid cover letter, your elevator pitch, and your well-formatted resume. Hang on, haven’t we already gone over all this in that other…

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