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"Tell me about something that's not on your resume." 

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Tips and advice for responding to interview questions about information that is not on your resume, with examples of the best answers.
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5 Signs That It's Time to Fire a Client

One of the hardest decisions you'll ever have to make as a freelancer is when to let a client go ... 
5 signs that it's time to fire a freelance client, including when to know that it's time to quit and tips and advice for quitting a freelance job.
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Sometimes we are our own toughest challenge...
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Need to say thank you for a job interview? Here's how to send a email thank you message, plus examples to review:
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Unemployed? Having a difficult time job searching? Here are some strategies to help you move your job search in the right direction:
Unemployed? Having a difficult time job searching? Here are ten tips for unemployed job seekers.
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Doing the wrong things while you are job searching can jeopardize your chances of landing your dream job. Review these tips for how to conduct your job search in a way that will help you get hired without impacting your current job:
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Job Search Tips and Advice for College Grads and Students
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Don't forget to smile - every single day #MidweekMotivation
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12 Tips for Selecting the Right Candidate for the Job:
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When you're leaving a job it's important to take the time to say farewell to your co-workers so you can stay in touch. Here's the best way to say goodbye:
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If you don’t want to wind up the subject of your colleagues’ furtive Facebook posts and ill-advised tweets, observe these 10 rules for what NOT to do in the workplace bathroom:
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Tagline Job search and employment expert:

Alison Doyle is a job search and employment expert with many years of experience in human resources, career development, and job searching, with a focus on online job searching, social media, professional networking, and employment trends and technologies. She has covered job searching for since 1998.

Alison is the author of Alison Doyle's Job Search Guidebook, Internet Your Way to a New Job: How to Really Find a Job Online and the Guide to Job Searching

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Forbes: The Top 75 Websites For Your Career, Mashable: 14 Career Experts to Follow on Twitter
Job Search Expert and Writer
    Job Search Guide, 1998 - present
  • Skidmore College
    Associate Director, Career Services, 1991 - 2010
  • Tri-State Retail Systems
    Executive Administrative Manager, 1984 - 1991
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