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Returning to the workforce after an extended absence. Interview Tips From The Interview Coach, Carole Martin

Guest Author: Carole Martin
Guest Website: http://www.interviewcoach.com

1. Be able to explain why you have decided that now is the time for you to return to the work force – why now? Have a convincing statement about your goals or intentions of staying in the work force after being away for a period of time – this is best done by scripting and practicing your answer so that you feel confident saying it in the interview.

2. Make sure that you are up-to-date on changes that have occurred in your field in your absence. This may entail taking a brush up class or course. It is important that you be able to show that you can “hit the ground running,” particularly with so many candidates to choose from in this economy.
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