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Asked by Tanya on March 11, 2018

What are the key things to avoid saying or doing in an interview?

Mutual of Omaha have responded.

Great question and agree with my fellow Hiring Experts’ advice. I would also like to add an addition resource once can use in preparing for an interview and that would be Jobipedia.org’s very own…

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Asked by Nicholas on April 9, 2018

How to not get nervous during an interview? Also, how can I present confidently during an interview?

Mutual of Omaha have responded.

Great question and congratulations on your upcoming interview!

Interviewing can be a nerve-wracking experience but the more prepared you are, the more calm and confident you’ll be. If you have…

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Asked by Tanya on March 26, 2018

Do you recommend taking an unpaid position to gain experience?

Mutual of Omaha have responded.

Good Question! With taking an unpaid position to gain experience there is definitely pros and cons with doing so, I recommend you doing your research before accepting an unpaid position. After doing your research…

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Asked by Emma on September 13, 2017

What are the most important things to include on a resume?

Mutual of Omaha have responded.

Most important things to include in one's resume would have to be: Education, List of skills (transferable skills and ones that relate to that specific job), and Experience (Past jobs, Internships, and volunteer…

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Asked by Alex on August 24, 2017

What's an appropriate way to ask someone if you can use them as a reference on your resume?

Mutual of Omaha have responded.

100% agree with my fellow Hiring Experts, check in with your potential references prior to putting their name and contact information out there. No sure where to begin, here are a few suggestions. First, I…

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Asked by Rebecca on March 6, 2018

How do I write an objective statement on resume? Should I even include one on my resume?

Mutual of Omaha have responded.

Depends on the industry and the employer, but objective statements at times get overlooked as in the past they didn’t include any interesting or helpful information. Traditionally contained information…

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Asked by Tanya on March 18, 2018

Is it really necessary to send a thank you note after the interview?

Mutual of Omaha have responded.

I agree with my fellow Hiring Experts on this one. Sending a thank you note is always a great way to set yourself apart and will certainly not hurt your chances of getting the job. Feel free to take this opportunity…

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Asked by Tanya on March 24, 2018

I am having trouble finding a job directly related to my major in college. Are there resources you would recommend I look at to figure out what other industries my skills may apply to?

Mutual of Omaha have responded.

 Great question and do not panic you are not alone, a lot of college students and young professionals run into this issue as they are gearing to find that ideal job. So to answer this question short and…

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Asked by Tanya on March 12, 2017

What type of personal information should I include on my resume?

Mutual of Omaha have responded.

Great questions! When is comes to personal information, one should not overwhelm their resume and just keep it simple and straight to the point. The routine route one goes with is Full Name, Address, City,…

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Asked by Tanya on March 15, 2017

Should I connect with recruiters on Facebook or LinkedIn?

Mutual of Omaha have responded.

When connecting with recruiters, I would suggest one to connect via LinkedIn due to it being a professional social media network whereas, Facebook is more personal. This way the recruiter can view all your…

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