Acing the Interview

14 09, 2023

Acing the Second Round

2023-09-11T14:24:43-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, How To|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

How can you ace the second round? We recently conducted a poll on LinkedIn asking our followers how many rounds of interviews it took to obtain their current role. Of the 214 votes, 32% underwent two interviews prior to being offered and accepting their current role. How is the second round different from the first? How should you prepare to ensure success? Below, we’ve provided everything you need to know to ace that second interview! […]

19 07, 2023

Is Your Interview a Two Way Conversation?

2023-07-19T09:48:51-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, Motivation, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

POV – You’re nearing the end of an interview and are asked, “Do you have any questions?” Your mind goes blank, and you cannot recall any of the questions you spent hours preparing. Having questions prepared for your interview shows your interest in the position while allowing you to determine if the role will be a good fit. An interview is a two-way conversation – use the time wisely. […]

6 07, 2023

Red Flags to Watch Out for in an Interview

2023-07-05T14:02:30-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General News|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Recent data suggests that the average full-time U.S. employee works over 2,000 hours per year. With so many hours spent working (with the same people), it’s important they’re not miserable. A job interview is arguably the most important step for a candidate or potential employer to determine whether the opportunity available is the best fit. The interview moves beyond the phone call and the obvious qualifications and imparts specific employment history and cultural suitability. Below we’ve listed common red flags (given both by the candidate and employer) that dissuade a job offer or acceptance. […]

10 03, 2023

Red Flags & Why They Could Be Hurting You

2023-03-10T12:00:21-05:00Categories: Acing the Interview, Behind the Scenes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you have undergone multiple interviews without a job offer (or the acceptance of a job offer), you’re likely emitting red flags. A ‘red flag’ is an occurrence or sign that indicates to the interviewer or interviewee that you may not be a great fit for that role or company. It could be anything from arriving late to the scheduled interview to speaking negatively of a previous employer or employee. It’s a major turnoff and will divert the offer or acceptance of a position. If you’re a repeat offender of one or more of the following, adjustments should be made [...]

17 02, 2023

Common Interview Questions & the Answers They’re Looking For

2023-02-24T08:32:56-05:00Categories: Acing the Interview|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Interviewing for a new role can be nerve-racking, to say the least. It’s like going on a first date – trying to find a balance between saying the right things while simultaneously being yourself. It’s important to feel as prepared as possible to alleviate your angst and (hopefully) conclude the interview with a potential job offer. A great way to put your best foot forward is to have a general idea of the interview questions that could be asked and mindfully prepare your answer ahead of time. […]

8 02, 2023

Interview Etiquette 101

2023-02-08T12:26:06-05:00Categories: Acing the Interview, How To|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

It has come to our attention that interview etiquette has gone stale. If it wasn’t already obvious, a poor interview is a 1-way ticket to an impending job search (and likely a long one if you lack interview etiquette). Interviews are like snowflakes – no two are the same. However, there are dos and don’ts that apply to all interviews and if carefully followed, could bring you success. […]

27 10, 2022

Why Researching a Company Prior to Interview Will Give You the Upper Hand

2022-10-27T11:24:13-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|0 Comments

Why Researching a Company Prior to Interview Will Give You the Upper Hand Researching a company prior to interviewing for their open role is one way to gain the upper hand on your competitors. It will allow you to offer insightful questions, uncover company culture and familiarize yourself with your interviewer(s). Your interviewer will be attentive to your knowledge and excitement about working with the company and a lack thereof can be mistaken for uninterest and ill preparedness. In this blog, you will uncover exactly how and why we recommend researching a company.   How to research a company [...]

29 09, 2022

5 Interview Questions You Should Be Asking

2022-09-29T09:10:17-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, Motivation|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

“Do you have any questions?” Interestingly enough, it’s at that exact moment that your mind goes blank and you can’t recall any of the questions you had intended to ask upon concluding your interview. An interview is a two-way conversation, and it’s important that you gain clarity on whether this position is the right fit. Additionally, asking questions not only shows your interest in the position, but it gives the interviewer direct insight into your intentions. Below you will find 5 questions that should be at the top of your list. […]

28 07, 2022

Why Are We Ghosting?

2022-08-02T13:42:09-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, All About Recruiters, Behind the Scenes, General News|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Serious question, why are we ghosting? This unfortunate habit which surfaced through the abandonment of dating your newest Tinder interest has changed course in the business world and it’s coming in with a bang. People would rather cower to their disagreements than speak the truth and the worst part is that it comes from all directions. I am not just singling out candidates who are ghosting interviews or job offers, I am also shining a light on companies who are ghosting candidates post-interview with no reason as to why they do not want to move forward. The question is why [...]

7 07, 2022

Have You Checked Your Interview Process Lately?

2022-05-18T15:48:49-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, How To|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

We’ve talked about the onboarding process and how important it is to be diligent in every step, but what about the interview? Think of your last 10 hires. How many of them are still currently employed with you? How many resigned? How many did you terminate and after how long? Turnover rates are historically high as 4.5 million people quit their jobs in March 2022, up from 4.35 million people who quit in February 2022. A portion of this statistic could certainly be attributed to an ineffective interview process. In this blog, we will dive into some reasons why you [...]

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