Posts Tagged ‘interviewing’
August 25th, 2017 |
INTERVIEWING THE INTERVIEWER
It’s obvious that at the interview that the interviewer is interviewing the interviewee. But there is also usually an opportunity for the interviewee (you) to interview the interviewer (the employer). This golden opportunity comes at the end of the interview when the interviewer finally asks, “Do you have any questions?”
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:
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?
October 24th, 2014 |
WARNING! BAD BOSS AHEAD!
According to research, the number one reason that workers leave their jobs is because of their bosses. As the saying goes, “People don’t leave their jobs. They leave their bosses.”
You may wonder then if there is any way to determine at the job interview if the interviewer (your potential boss) will be someone that you want to work for or run from. After all, your boss has the potential to make or break you at work.
July 25th, 2014 |
SURVIVING AN INTERVIEW DISASTER
Everyone wants a perfect interview, but as the old saying says, “The plans of mice and men oft go awry.” It is too easy to get rattled when things don’t go as planned, but how you react to a mishap can mean the difference between landing the job or being remembered as the person who flubbed the interview.
Here are some things that can go wrong in the interview as well as ways to rebound: