Posts Tagged ‘interview skills’
March 10th, 2017 |
THREE QUESTIONS YOU REALLY NEED TO ASK AT INTERVIEWS
Do you have any questions? This question usually comes from the interviewer at the end of the interview. Too many job seekers miss a golden opportunity to come across as a thoughtful and interested candidate by not coming to the interview prepared to ask good questions.
February 24th, 2017 |
5 Powerful Ways to Improve Your Chances of Landing an Interview
Have you ever thought, “If I can just get an interview, I can convince them that I am the best person for the job”? Of course, that’s the challenge—getting the interview. You may be highly qualified, but if you don’t land the interview, your chances of being hired are just about nil.
So how do you get that all-important interview? Is there anything that you can do other than send out your resume and hope for the best?
September 2nd, 2016 |
5 Ways to Know that Your Interview is Going Downhill
There are nonverbal cues that a job interview is going well, and nonverbal cues that an interview is going badly. Of course all job seekers want to believe that they interview well, and that the employer is as interested in them as they are in the employer. But sometimes, despite your best efforts, the interview goes south.
But can you really get a read on the interview while it is in progress? Here are some tips for determining whether or not you are making a good impression:
May 20th, 2016 |
6 STEPS TO MASTERING THE PANEL INTERVIEW
Most people get nervous at the thought of an interview, but the thought of a panel interview can really instill fear in a job seeker’s heart. The stakes can be pretty high in a one-on-one interview, but having several people interview you at the same time can really be stressful.
So how do you prepare for a panel interview? How do you make sure that you don’t get tongue-tied and fail to represent yourself properly?
March 25th, 2016 |
5 REASONS FOR DOING A MOCK INTERVIEW
You have probably had interviews before, and you have no doubt landed jobs before. But if you haven’t interviewed in the last year or two, it’s probably time for a refresh.
Here are some strong reasons for doing a mock interview with a professional to make sure that you ace the real interview:
February 19th, 2016 |
5 Ways to Ace a Phone Screen
f you are actively job searching, a phone screen is probably coming your way in the near future. And of course you know that you have to impress the interviewer over the phone in order to go get to the next step of the process.
Here are some quick tips to ensure that you pass the phone screen with flying colors:
January 29th, 2016 |
6 TIPS TO CONVINCE INTERVIEWERS THAT YOU ARE THE BEST PERSON FOR THE JOB
You’re highly qualified for the position that you are interviewing for, but so are the other candidates who are being interviewed. What can you say that will demonstrate to employers that you have something more than just your qualifications that are documented on your resume? With organizations interviewing several candidates for one position and conducting multiple interviews with each candidate, how can you distinguish yourself?
November 16th, 2015 |
5 Tips for Acing a Phone Screen
Many companies do phone screens before they bring candidates in for an in-person interview. And of course if you don’t pass the phone screen, your chances of getting to the next level of interviews are nil.
Since the phone screen is an important part of the interview process, here are some tips for making sure you do well:
October 16th, 2015 |
4 Red Flags that Will Eliminate You in Job Interviews
We have all done it before at some point in our lives. Instead of putting our best foot forward, we put our feet in our mouths. But the stakes are much higher when we are talking about a job interview. It is critical that you come to the interview well prepared so that employers feel confident that you live up to the positive impression that they received from you based on your resume.
Here are just a few red flags that will tell an employer that you are not the right fit for the position:
September 11th, 2015 |
6 SKYPE INTERVIEW MISTAKES YOU CAN’T AFFORD TO MAKE
For the sake of economy, many companies are now saving money that they would ordinarily spend on flying candidates out for a first interview by interviewing them via video chat. Skype is the most popular video chat service for such interviews.
While it is great news that you have an interview in this competitive job market, it can be scary to think that you are going to be assessed by your video performance.