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Mia Jade Hamill Baccus
3 months ago
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Starting a new line of work

I have always been concerned about stepping out of my comfort zone and finally doing something I love however, you have to start somewhere....how can I convince companies to hire me? They always say someone will take chance on you and that waiting is the hardest part. Working from home has been my dream and now I'm stepping up and applying for the jobs that i already have some experience in plus Ioved doing it. #interview #workfromhome #connections

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Serenity Bones

I never had a problem stepping out of my comfort zone. Still, I have always had a problem with how some people expect me to act and be like everyone else of color but! When they see and hear how I speak, they realize I'm a totally different package altogether. So I say that to say this put your best foot forward, and take it one day at a time.

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Cheryl Chamberlain

I am with you! I prepare myself for interviews by thinking about what question the employer might ask in the interview, this gives me time to formulate an answer. The questions that throw me the most are:

1) Tell us a little bit about yourself... There are certain things that employers are not allowed to be ask in an interview, so keep this answer short and focused on your positive attributes.
2) Name your strengths &weaknesses... It is easy to list your strengths but when it comes to admitting your weaknesses it can become very hard. Just keep in mind that "Everybody" has weaknesses. I wouldn't state "I am usually late for work so I need to work on my punctuality." I would start this response with "I believe I could benefit from a refresher course in Keyboarding to increase my WPM." 3) Tell us why we should hire you over any other candidate that has applied. What makes you special. I answer this question stating, "I am looking for stability in employment for the long term. I want to be a successful and integral part of your team that will help accomplish your end goals by performing a job well done. Good luck with your employment search, I'm also looking for employment.

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