Acing the Interview

12 06, 2019

How Long to Wait to Hear Back About a Job

2019-06-12T10:51:06-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on How Long to Wait to Hear Back About a Job

Waiting to hear back from a company on the job decision post-interview is common. But how long should you wait before moving on with your search? We’ve got you covered. […]

20 05, 2019

How to Answer “What’s Your Ideal Job?”

2019-06-07T20:52:24-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

What's your "ideal job” is a question that may pop up in an interview, and unless you’ve thought about it before – being unprepared may throw you off. However, the answer doesn't have to be complicated. You just have to put some thought into it. Find out below what an “ideal job” means, and how to answer the question in an interview! Align Your Goals with the Present When you think of your ideal job, find a parallel between the goals you have and the position you’re interviewing for. This job should be somewhat close to your ideal job. However, [...]

13 05, 2019

How to Add Self-Taught Skills to Your Resume

2019-06-07T20:53:04-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Self-taught skills are no less valuable than those learned on the job, as long as you can back them up. When these skills align with a job you’re interested in, it’s completely appropriate to include them on your resume. We'll discuss how to add these skills and how to talk about them during the hiring process. Find out below! Skills You’ve Put into Action The easiest self-taught skills to add to your resume are those you have utilized. For example, if you started your own blog and learned how to use WordPress and successfully manage a blog on your own, [...]

3 05, 2019

Link Roundup: What is a Recruiter? (And All the Things)

2019-06-07T21:21:38-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, All About Recruiters, Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, Link Roundups, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Ever wonder what a recruiter is and how you can work with one to assist you with your job search? What are the benefits? What do they do? How does it work? To piggyback on our blog from Monday we're sharing even MORE info to educate you on what recruiting is and how you can utilize them with your search, here. What Does a Recruiter Do? (+Skills, Salaries, and Career Tips) Let’s bring it back to the basics. Want to know exactly what a recruiter is – to the definition – and what exactly they do? How can you benefit [...]

25 03, 2019

Should My Resume Have a Skills Section?

2019-06-07T21:28:28-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , |2 Comments

When it comes to building a resume, there are lots of things to consider. What's the number of jobs I should include? How much information do I need to provide for each job? Should I have a separate skills section? We won't be covering the first two today, but regarding skills, the short answer is, yes. Read this short and to the point blog, to find out why having a section for skills on your resume is crucial! The Benefits of a Skills Section We all know including skills on your resume is a no brainer. However, is it worth it to include [...]

18 03, 2019

How to Prepare for a Job Interview (And Other Questions You May Have)

2019-06-07T21:29:29-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

An interview is an opportunity for you and the recruiter/hiring manager to see if you would be the right fit for the job and the company. The more prepared, the better. We've received various questions regarding how to prepare for an interview, so we wanted to tackle a few here to help you with your next one. Check them out. What Should I Know? It's important to remember that you want to do some research before going into the interview. What does the company do? What does it stand for? How is the company culture? This will give you a [...]

6 03, 2019

3 Topics to Ask About in a Job Interview

2019-06-07T21:30:59-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When a candidate steps into an interview, they expect to be answering the questions. However, there will come a time where the interviewer may open it up for questions for the candidate to ask. Having questions shows genuine interest in the position, and better informs you about the opportunity. In today's blog, we'll break down 3 topics you can easily ask questions about, along with examples on how to ask them. Check them out! The Process Knowing what to expect next is incredibly helpful, especially when all company processes are different. Asking about the timeline allows you to know when [...]

4 03, 2019

Nervous For an Interview? Read this

2019-06-07T21:31:09-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, Motivation|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you get nervous before going into a job interview, don’t worry- you’re not alone. It’s easy to think that this job interview (and the opportunity it represents) is the be-all-end-all of your career. However, this mindset will just lead to unnecessary worrying, and won’t help your performance. In today’s blog, we’ll give some tips on how you can calm your nerves, and go into your next job interview with confidence. Remember, You Have an Interview for a Reason When you are coming up on an interview, it’s easy for the negative feelings to start rolling in. What if they [...]

24 12, 2018

The 7 Types of Interviewees You Don’t Want to Be

2018-12-24T08:16:13-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |2 Comments

Seeing candidates come and go in recruiting give us a great idea of what to do and what NOT to do in an interview. We’ve noticed that most of the “not so great” interviews have a similar pattern to them. We’ve narrowed it down to the 7 types of interviewees candidates can become during interviews. Read more to find out what they are, and make sure you don’t accidentally become one of them! […]

17 12, 2018

Determining and Negotiating Your Salary

2018-12-17T08:14:07-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you aren’t negotiating your salary when you’re in an interview or applying for a new job, chances are you’re leaving money on the table. So many people are afraid to discuss income, that they don’t want to address it all. This is only doing both parties a disservice. The employer may offer you less than you are comfortable accepting and you may accept less than what you’re worth. Learning how and what to properly negotiate will assist you and your future employer in the long run. Try out these tips below! : […]