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These resources, including interview questions and answers, interview attire, types of job interviews, interview tips, thank you letters, following up, references, background checks, and salary negotiations, will help you get hired and assist you with employment, unemployment, and workplace issues.
  1. Interview Questions / Answers
  2. How to Prepare for an Interview
  3. What to Wear to an Interview
  4. Interview Follow Up
  5. Interview Mistakes to Avoid
  6. Interview Thank You Letters
  7. Job Interview Tips
  8. Phone Interviews
  9. Types of Interviews
  10. Background Checks
  1. References / Recommendations
  2. Job Offers
  3. Negotiating Salary
  4. Fired / Termination From Employment
  5. Resignation
  6. Unemployment
  7. Employee Benefits
  8. Employment Information
  9. Employment Law
  10. Wage and Salary Information

Interview Questions / Answers

Job Interview

Questions you'll be asked during an interview, along with recommended answers, behavioral interview questions, illegal interview questions, and sample questions to ask the interviewer.

How to Prepare for an Interview

Successful interviewing is essential to getting a job offer. That means practicing interview questions and answers, dressing in appropriate interview attire, and, being able to present your skills and experience to a prospective employer.

What to Wear to an Interview

How to dress for an interview including advice on what, and what not, to wear on a job interview, appropriate interview attire, how to impress a prospective employer, and tips on dressing for success.

Interview Follow Up

Following up after a job interview can help you get a second interview or even a job offer. Here's how to follow up after an interview, including who to contact and what to write or say.

Interview Mistakes to Avoid

What shouldn't you do when interviewing? Here are the top interview mistakes, blunders, and errors a candidate for employment can make. Spend time preparing to interview so these don't happen to you!

Interview Thank You Letters

Writing a thank you letter, or thank you email, after an employment interview is a must. In fact, some employers think less of those interviewees who fail to follow-up promptly.

Job Interview Tips

Job interviewing never seems to get any easier - even when you have gone on more interviews than you can count. Review these interview tips and suggestions so you can dazzle your potential employer and ace the interview.

Phone Interviews

Phone interview etiquette is just as important as in-person job interview etiquette when it comes to getting hired. That's because, regardless of how you interview, a successful interview will get you to the next stage of the hiring process.

Types of Interviews

It's important to be aware of the various types of job interviews, so you're prepared to effectively interview. Here are all the details on behavioral interviews, exit interviews, group interviews, phone and video interviews, second interviews, and dining interviews.

Background Checks

Many companies check the backgrounds of prospective employees. Review what employers need to know, who they check with and what background and employment verification information can be released or is required.

References / Recommendations

References are more important to a job search than you might realize. Find out who you should ask for a reference or a recommendation, and how to best ask for their help.

Job Offers

How to evaluate a job offer, comparing salary and benefits, and a job offer checklist.

Negotiating Salary

It is important for job seekers to be well prepared to negotiate a salary that will pay you what you are worth. Here's how to evaluate what you should be earning and advice on how to negotiate a compensation package.

Fired / Termination From Employment

What to do when you are fired or laid-off, how to move on, what to include in your resume, and how to handle job interviews.

Resignation

How to resign from your job gracefully, how to write a resignation letter, resignation letter samples, and tips on how to move on.

Unemployment

Where to file for unemployment, how to file, what you need, eligibility requirements, disqualifications, extended benefits and more unemployment insurance information.

Employee Benefits

There are some employee benefits that are mandated by law and there are other types of employee benefits that employers choose to provide to their employees. It's important to know which employee benefits you are eligible to receive - from your past, present, and future employers.

Employment Information

What you need to know about starting a new job, including employment forms, employee benefits, and how to start a job successfully.

Employment Law

What you need to know about employment law when you're job searching or when you lose your job - wages, background checks, required employment forms, unemployment law, workers' compensation, disability, and related information.

Wage and Salary Information

Salary and paycheck calculators, tools for comparing salaries, and wage and salary information to use to evaluate job offers, calculate your pay, and to make sure you're getting paid according to the law.

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