5 Questions to Ask in an Internship Interview 

5 Questions to Ask in an Internship Interview 

Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice
    Being an intern can be a GREAT opportunity to not only learn but to get the experience you need in a specific company or field. However, you want to make sure you know what you’re getting yourself into and that you aren’t just the - “errand runner and do everything that no one else wants to do” – type of intern. To cover your bases, here are five things that you can ask when you are interviewing for an intern position. (more…)
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Link Roundup: How to Answer These Common Interview Questions

Link Roundup: How to Answer These Common Interview Questions

Acing the Interview, Link Roundups
The most common interview questions are often the toughest to answer. As someone who has little interview experience, going into a job interview can be nerve-racking. Preparation is important and being aware of these common interview questions is great. A tip for success would be to practice interviewing for a job either with a friend or solo and answering some of the questions mentioned in the articles below. You’ll certainly feel more confident! (more…)
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Link Roundup: Crucial Job Interview Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make

Link Roundup: Crucial Job Interview Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make

Link Roundups
Landing a job interview is a great sign. It means that a recruiter or hiring manager looked at your resume, and thought that you might be a good fit for the role. So your next step should be focusing on knocking the interview out of the park. The last thing you want to do is make a simple mistake, in that interview, and have it take you out of the running. Read on to find out how you can avoid those mistakes and more! 4 Things You Should Never Ask While Being Interviewed One of the most common ways candidates shoot themselves in the foot during job interviews is by asking the wrong questions. A common misstep is constantly asking about salary, benefits, and compensation early on. If the recruiter…
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Here’s Why You Should Take Remote Interviews Seriously

Here’s Why You Should Take Remote Interviews Seriously

Acing the Interview
Whereas in person interviews seem like crucial moments in the hiring process, remote interviews don't always carry the same weight. Having a phone interview can sometimes seem like a formality before having the 'real' interview. However, that mindset may end up costing you in your job search. Today, we'll explain why you should take all interviews seriously! (more…)
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3 Wrong Ways to Answer ‘What Is Your Greatest Weakness?’

3 Wrong Ways to Answer ‘What Is Your Greatest Weakness?’

Acing the Interview
When you go to a job interview, you can expect to answer questions about yourself and your qualifications. One of the most feared questions is 'What is your greatest weakness?'. It can be a challenging question to answer, and it's easy to slip up and say the wrong thing. Today, we'll be going over 3 of the most common incorrect answers. Of course, we'll also describe how you can correctly answer the question! (more…)
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Link Roundup: Losing, Leaving, and Looking For a Job

Link Roundup: Losing, Leaving, and Looking For a Job

Link Roundups
This week's Link Roundup is focused on the various stages of work: leaving a job, losing a job, and looking for one. Each situation has it's own unique challenges and hardships. If you currently find yourself in any of those situations, you're sure to find some valuable advice in the articles and blogs below! U.S. Business Spending on Equipment Cooling; Labor Market Strong If you're looking for a comprehensive update on the status of the job market, this is it! Unemployment is at a 48 year all time low, and the economy is also performing well. However, orders for new equipment and machinery are at a low. On the other hand, unemployment is also at a 17 year low, so the market is performing well in most areas. If you'd…
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Link Roundup: The LinkedIn Low-Down & Surprising Statistics

Link Roundup: The LinkedIn Low-Down & Surprising Statistics

Link Roundups
For this week's Link Roundup, we chose to focus on how you can use LinkedIn more effectively, and also highlight some interesting statistical data. Wondering how standing vs. sitting affects your salary? That and more is covered in the links below. Statistics can be particularly telling, especially so when they illustrate how certain factors play out in the workforce. (more…)
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