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Internal Interview Questions to Ask the Hiring Manager

I’ve interviewed for tons of jobs over the years. One thing that always tripped me up was the simplest of questions:

“Do you have any questions for me?”

Hiring Manager

Oftentimes, they do cover the questions I have going into the interview. But, it’s always nice to have other options to fall back on when you’re in the heat of the moment.

Here are 50 options for you to consider when your go-to won’t suffice.

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15 Tips on How to Feel Safe in Your Own Home

I’ve had this in my files for ages, and it’s time to share it with you. I hope you enjoy it!

One of my favorite books is “The Gift of Fear” by Gavin de Becker. It’s a deep dive into people who did not trust their instinct and unknowingly put themselves into danger.

It got me thinking about what I’ve done with my own life and how anyone – whether you’re a single woman living on her own for the first time, or you have a growing family – could make good use of these tips.

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the killers: insert killing cliche here by guilliean pacheco

The Killers: Insert “Killing” Cliche Here

An edited version was published in the April 2, 2005 edition of College of Southern Nevada’s Coyote Press.

What if I told you that there’s a song on Top 40 radio dedicated to our humble town?

“Somebody told me/that you had a boyfriend/that looked like a girlfriend/that I had in February of last year.”

Who hasn’t dated someone in Vegas that didn’t look androgynous? If so, send them my digits.

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That’s Not My Name: Ethnicity and the Writer’s Life

I am an introvert.

I find small talk exhausting, and being around the general public makes me feel like I am on The Truman Show. It feels like I’m only being spoken to because it’s part of their job as an actor in the story of my life.

The worst feeling in the world for someone like me is walking into a room of people you have never met before with your name plastered on a sticker. Your primary directive is to glad-handle everybody and their grandmother for the sake of networking.

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Tutorial: An Intermediate Guide to Social Media Hashtags and How They Work with Examples!

You’re here because you’re someone who has a brand that encourages you to be active on social media, or you’re biting the bullet and building yours from the ground up.

If you’re like me, you post most of your content from your phone on the fly. A lot of big brands (and small ones too!) use programs that allow them to post on a schedule. My favorite is Buffer (not an affiliate link). If you’re a one-person shop, don’t stress yourself and wonder if you need to have scheduled posts. You don’t. You’ve got enough on your plate!

Whether you like it or not, social media is a solid way to bring traffic to your site. You should be doing whatever you can to bring eyes to what you’re trying to sell/do/say.

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