The Job Interview Will Soon Be Dead. Here’s What the Top Companies Are Replacing It With.

This article is written by Marcel Schwantes, Principal and founder, Leadership From the Core and is first published in Inc.com. View the original article here

Most companies rely on the traditional in-person job interview to make hiring decisions. But I’m here to tell you, it doesn’t work. In fact, it’s a terrible tool.

Here’s why: 81 percent of people lie during the interview. No joke, 81 freaking percent!

That’s according to Ron Friedman. He is an award-winning social psychologist and the author of The Best Place to Work, which should get on your Amazon wish list.

Friedman says we are creating a condition where people are being dishonest because, well, plain and simple, it’s the only way for them to get a job.

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What’s wrong with my resume?

This article is written by Jerrell Niu, Career Coach, and a Career Money Life Certified Supplier. You can view the original article on Jerrell’s website.

What’s wrong with my resume, you say. I keep on filling out application forms, sending out my CV to every opportunity I see but I never hear back from anyone except for those automatic emails that say “Thank you for your application but on this occasion your application was unsuccessful…“.

You probably feel like giving up. But your problem is something that you can fix. So how can find out what’s wrong with your resume?

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How to find a job when you’re still unemployed

This article is originally published in the Executive Style.

Between jobs for longer than you expected? Seeing the weeks stretch into months can be disconcerting and depressing – and in a less-than-buoyant employment market, it’s an experience more Australians are becoming familiar with.

So what are the secrets to keeping despondency and desperation at bay while you get yourself back in the game?

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5 Things You Should Know When Looking for a Job Abroad

Leaving your home, as well as your friends and family behind to move to another country, where everything that surrounds you is completely different from that to which you are used to seeing is really not an easy task: different people, different cultures, different food and sometimes even a different language. However, some people think leaving their country of origin and traveling to settle down for a while on the other side of the planet to be a personal goal or even a milestone they need to achieve.

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