Posts Tagged ‘interview skills’
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.
June 5th, 2015 |
7 THINGS YOU MUST SAY TO GET HIRED
Have you ever wondered what employers really want to hear? What goes into their decision making process? How do you know if you are making a convincing argument that you are the best person for the job?
February 20th, 2015 |
7 REASONS YOU DIDN’T GET THE JOB OFFER
One of the most frustrating things about conducting a job search is that when you don’t get the job, employers will usually not tell you what happened. At best you will receive a form letter that thanks you for your interest and informs you that they selected someone else.
But here are some likely reasons that you didn’t receive the job offer after the interview:
August 29th, 2014 |
WHAT WILL THE INTERVIEWER ASK?
Interviews can be nerve racking because of the unknown. You don’t know ahead of time exactly what you will be asked, and that makes preparing for the interview more difficult. But even though you don’t the exact questions that will be asked in any given interview, there are some ways that you can predict with a good degree of accuracy what types of questions will come up.
May 9th, 2014 |
THE INTERVIEW YOU ARE NOT READY FOR
All interviews are not equal. You may practice your answers to commonly asked questions but still end up being caught off guard by the structure of the interview. Some people feel more comfortable with one type of interview as opposed to another.
Here are some quick tips for handling different types of interviews.
April 26th, 2013 |
THE TOP 5 WAYS MATURE JOB SEEKERS CAN BLOW AN INTERVIEW
As a career coach I often hear clients complain about and anticipate age discrimination. No doubt age discrimination is real, as borne out by research. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, although older workers have a lower unemployment rate than the population at large it takes longer for them to find work once they have been laid off.