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Interview Questions You May Not Expect

Happy Friday Career Talk!

If you’re looking for some conversation fodder for tonight’s dinner date, take a look at these alternately nebulous and exacting questions culled from real-life job interviews across several industries. While it makes sense for a Data Scientist to test your ability to estimate numbers on sight, I would personally find it more intimidating (but interesting) to answer a Brand Manager’s query as to what brand best represents me as a person. Deep stuff, no?

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Interview Prep

Happy Friday, Career Talk!

Our CEO, Jill Herrin,  recently shared an article on twitter that is pretty informative.

This student  has offers her 7 tips for nailing interviews. Jessica is a  Computer Science major at Harvard, and was offered internships across a wide breadth of industries, from finance to IT to trading.

What I find most interesting about her interview prep strategy is just that–the strategy of it. It does’t matter who the interview is with or what position it’s for–there are ways to successfully prepare and interview for any job.

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Happy Holidays from JDR!

Happy Holidays from all of us at JDR! With team members working out of Memphis, Clearwater, New York City and now Pittsburg, it’s a special occasion when we’re all in the same place at the same time. We came together to celebrate the accomplishments of this year, bid farewell to Steve, who has accepted an awesome new position as COO at one of our long-time clients, and to welcome John to the team as our newest IT Recruiter.

 

All of us, about to eat cheesecake before we return to our office full of cookies. Woe are we.

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Hello Career Talk readers!

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Cutting Expenses in Hard Times

The recent economy has resulted in a nationwide “tightening” of budgets for people of all financial levels.  We all understand that elimination of unnecessary expenses, like going to the movies or out-to-eat, is essential to many during these tough times.  But what if you are unemployed or are struggling beyond cutting out the “extras”?  Here are some other tips on how you can cut down on your fixed expenses to save money each month.  Some of the saving might not be much, but if you add them together, it can amount to a significant reduction in your monthly bills.

 

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