How to Succeed in a Video Interview

How to Succeed in a Video Interview

General Job Search Advice
Going into an in-person interview can be extremely unnerving. You also know going in that this conversation may be the deciding factor in your employment. It's a lot of pressure on one moment. You've likely heard most of the advice for doing well in theses types of interviews. However, when the interview is done through a video chat, there are more variables at work. We're here to help you make sure you're fully prepared to nail your next video interview. (more…)
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The Importance of Storytelling in an Interview

The Importance of Storytelling in an Interview

Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice
There's a reason we all read books, go the movies, and binge watch television. We're all suckers for a great story. It's easy to get lost in a good one, and you may find yourself extremely sympathetic to the characters. While it may not come to mind right away, think about utilizing this occurrence in a job interview. It's one of the best ways to make yourself stand out in an interview, and we'll go in depth below. (more…)
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Link Roundup 8/4/16: Job Search Mistakes, Negotiating, and Job Titles

Link Roundup 8/4/16: Job Search Mistakes, Negotiating, and Job Titles

Link Roundups
Welcome back to another weekly link roundup. Whether you're a job seeker, employer, or employee, there is certainly something for you here! This week's links largely revolves around common job search mistakes, job negotiation, as well as the changing career landscape. If any of those topics have piqued your interest, check out the links below. (more…)
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Interview Q: Would You Be Willing To…?

Interview Q: Would You Be Willing To…?

Acing the Interview
Before going into an interview, there are certain things a smart candidate will do. This includes being prepared for almost every situation before they sit down in the conference room. There are multiple questions that most interviewees worry about answering: 'What is your greatest weakness' and 'Where do you see yourself in 5 years' are both great examples. However, if you get too focused on the popular questions, you risk losing sight of the more straightforward questions, which are equally important. We'll discuss these often forgotten questions below. (more…)
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Interview Q: What Are Your Professional Strengths?

Interview Q: What Are Your Professional Strengths?

Acing the Interview
A few weeks ago we discussed confronting an interview question about your weaknesses. Now, it's time to talk about the inverse: your professional strengths. Whereas a question about weakness could act as a trap, strengths are a different story. This question is more akin to a gentle volleyball set up for you to spike home for a point. Read on to you can make sure your answer lands in bounds. (more…)
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Link Roundup 6/3/16

Link Roundup 6/3/16

Link Roundups
Friday at last! Well, if you're reading this the day it's posted, that is. Every Friday from now on, we at Walrath Recruiting will be bringing you a weekly link roundup to gather a few of our favorite snippets from blogs, news, and websites. These links may contain helpful advice, a great new tool to use, or just an enjoyable read. This week we have a good mix of job hunting advice as well as some exciting content and analysis tools for businesses. So if any of those interest you, check out the links past the break. (more…)
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