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Chick-fil-A Interview Questions: How to Get The Job

I’ve reviewed hundreds of Chick-fil-A interview questions from dozens of people who’ve applied to work at Chick-fil-A. In this piece, we’ll cover: 🔬 What interviewers are looking for 🤔 40+ Real interview questions Chick-fil-A 📄 Sample responses to the most important questions 🏋️ How to prepare for your interview 🧰 Other interview resources After this, […]

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Complete Guide To Ace Your Informal Interview

Informal interviews are increasingly common at the start of an interview process. I’ve hired multiple people after they made great first impressions in casual interviews. Sometimes, these interviews happen because you come strongly recommended but aren’t a perfect fit for a specific role. Or because the company hasn’t decided what role to hire for yet. […]

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How long do internships last?

How long do internships last? A typical full-time summer internship lasts 2-3 months. But, depending on the role and context, an internship could last as little as four weeks or as long as a year. Internship Duration FAQ What factors determine how long internships last? From the employer’s perspective, there are five main factors that […]

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Does internship count as employment?

Applying for a job that requires prior work experience? Are you asking yourself, “Does an internship count as employment?” You’re not alone! The short answer is – yes. An internship is work, so it does count as employment / work experience. Why internships count as employment As someone who’s written dozens of job descriptions, I can […]

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How To List Cum Laude On Resume – 4 Foolproof Examples

Congratulations! You’ve worked hard, received cum laude (or other Latin honors like magna or summa cum laude) and are applying for jobs. But how do you list cum laude on your resume? Don’t worry too much: as long as you include cum laude (or other academic honors), you can’t really go wrong. How to put […]

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How to ask if an internship is paid – with templates

If you’re in a hurry, use this template to ask if an internship is paid: Hi [INSERT NAME], I’m really excited about your [INSERT TYPE] internship. I have relevant experience from [INSERT PROJECT], that resulted in [INSERT IMPRESSIVE ACCOMPLISHMENT]. Since I’m going to graduate with student loans, I’m prioritizing paid internships. Could you let me […]

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How to Quit a Job You Just Started

Sometimes you need to quit a job within the first week – or even before starting. Maybe you got a better offer. Maybe you realized it’s the wrong role. Or maybe the culture is horrible. In any case, sometimes you realize too late that accepting a job offer was a big mistake. Template email to quit […]

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How to Quit A Job – Guide & 7 Templates

OK. You’re ready to leave (if you’re on the fence, here’s a quiz to make sure). Here’s how to quit your job. Checklist to quit a job And, if you need to quit a job you just started, here’s how. How to check for bonuses before you quit your job Once you know you want […]

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How to Reschedule a Job Interview: Use This Email Template

Email templates to reschedule your job interview Template email to reschedule interview Hi [INSERT NAME], I’m really looking forward to speaking with you about the [INSERT THE ROLE] role. [INSERT NOTE ON PREVIOUS CONVERSATION]. Unfortunately, I need to reschedule our conversation. [INSERT THE REASON WHY.] I’m available [INSERT A FEW TIMES THAT WORK FOR YOU], […]

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How to Find the Right Career Coach or Counselor

We can all use a little help with our careers – especially when starting out, approaching a big decision, or feeling stuck. Wouldn’t it be great to have a career coach (or career counselor) in your corner, helping you learn faster and and avoid mistakes? There’s good news: increasingly, you can find coaches with experience in […]