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Here’s What “You’re Interviewing Them as Much as They’re Interviewing You” Actually Means

By Sara McCord on The Muse As you prepare for an upcoming interview, your loved ones are wishing you good luck, and at least one says: “Remember, you’re interviewing them just as much as they’re interviewing you.” You nod and smile, because you’re pretty sure you’re supposed to know what this means—but in reality, you... read more

Your Brand: The Personal and The Public

By Dawn Gildenmeister on PeopleCorner – Powered by PeopleScout Social media is inescapable and it’s hard to not participate in some form of it, as we are tied to technology from personal shopping trips to how we conduct business meetings. However, when you’re a candidate or an employee your personal brand is as important as your public... read more

How to Update Your LinkedIn Profile Based on What You’ve Done and Where You Want to Go

By Erica Bruer on The Muse You know you’re supposed to keep your LinkedIn profile updated, but beyond tweaking your summary and adding new achievements and keywords, what’s there to change? Plenty—if you’re ready to tell an intentional, deliberate story about your value in a way that other candidates won’t. Or to put that more... read more

5 Things Everyone Who Gets Recruited Has in Common

By Jenny Fuss on The Muse We all know this person. That friend, colleague, or family member who seems to get hit up by recruiters for really cool jobs every other month or so—without so much as trying. Seriously, what is up with that? How is this person pulling it off? (And, is it OK... read more

12 Great Resources if Writing a Cover Letter Fills You With Dread

By Nina Semczuk on The Muse When you think about writing cover letters, what emotions come to mind? Joy? Excitement? I’m going to hazard a guess and say those probably aren’t the feelings you experience when you face that blank computer screen. The essential job-searching task is more likely to make you feel dread than... read more