Articles by Cat Miller

  • How to Seem Confident in an Interview, Even If You Aren’t

    When it comes to communicating, there is a potentially huge difference between what we actually say and how it comes across. Our message comes across as 7 percent verbal, 38 percent vocal, and 55 percent body l…
  • How to Behave After You've Landed the Job

    You know that old expression, “a new broom sweeps clean?” Anything brand new will do the job well….in the beginning. But eventually, that broom might get a little comfortable or complacent and start to miss a s…
  • 4 Not-So-Obvious Interview Basics

    They say the way to gauge the skill of a trained chef is not by their hollandaise sauce, it’s by the egg that goes with it. What am I talking about? Here’s the connection: Today’s advice is not about your holla…
  • When Do You Remove College Details From Your Resume?

    Whether you want to appear qualified for a large number of jobs maximize the chances of your resume getting past scanning software, listing every tech-related experience you’ve ever had can be tempting. But par…
  • 5 Ways to Evaluate a Company During an Interview

    Interviews aren't just for companies to evaluate you -- they're also your chance to decide if the company is someplace you'd like to be. Look out for these things during your interview to get a sense of the emp…
  • Ask Cat: Job Hunting Tips for Students and Recent Grads

    Cat Miller answers questions from college students and recent grads on getting hired for internships and first jobs, including how to land an internship out of state, how to deal with "entry-level" job postings…
  • How to Construct an Unbeatable Cover Letter

    Your cover letter is the first communication you make with a potential employer. It's your first impression, so it better be a good one. Here's how to write a cover letter that will impress both HR and hiring m…
  • How to Answer 'Where Do You See Yourself in 5 Years?'

    Interviewers often ask candidates where they see themselves in 5 years. But asking a common question doesn't mean they're looking for a cliché answer. Here's a look at what the question's meant to evaluate, so…
  • Our Favorite DiceTVs

    So many job-hunting tips, so little time. We looked through DiceTV to find our all-time favorites, which we're happy to present here. Which ones are yours? Let us know in the comments, along with any questions…
  • How to Answer 'What's Your Biggest Weakness?'

    "What's your biggest weakness?" is a common interview question, but a tricky one. Choose something too critical and the interviewer may be concerned about your ability to do the job. But say something too minor…
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