Acing the Interview

7 10, 2019

How to Answer, “What is Your Biggest Weakness?”

2019-10-07T12:07:33-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When you’re in an interview and you’re asked, “What is your biggest weakness?”  the hiring manager is looking for a few things. They want to ensure that you can be honest and that you can acknowledge your weakness, and/or have a solution in place to address that specific weakness. Of course, it is a tough question to answer because you want to be transparent, but you also don’t want to say the wrong thing. So we’re sharing how to tackle this interview question, below. […]

30 09, 2019

What to Consider Before Lying on Your Resume

2019-09-30T14:08:27-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

You may feel that your resume isn’t strong enough to land a job that you’re interested in. But if you’re considering fabricating information on your resume to help you– you should contemplate a few things. Below is a list of areas you should acknowledge, before lying on your resume. […]

25 09, 2019

How to Answer, “Why Do You Want to Leave Your Current Position?”

2019-09-25T12:23:53-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

You’re in an interview and you’re asked, “why do you want to leave your current position?”. Should you be brutally honest? Or are you supposed to be vague? If you’re too vague do you sound dishonest? How do you answer properly without regretting your answer out loud? Here are a few different ways to go about it. […]

19 09, 2019

How to Ask If You Can Work Remotely for a Position

2019-09-19T13:49:36-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

You’ve found a job opening that you’re interested in –  but you’re curious to find out if the position offers the ability to telecommute. You believe there may be the possibility given the overall purpose of the job, however, there is no clear statement alluding to remote availability. How do you ask if you can work remotely for a position? Find out below. […]

10 09, 2019

How to Answer the Question “Tell Me About Yourself”

2019-09-10T08:18:32-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

“Tell me about yourself”. Aside from allowing the hiring manager to ease into the interview process, this question is typically asked to get a better understanding of who you are and why you’d fit well in a specific role. Below are some related questions that you can touch on to help support a strong response for the infamous “Tell me about yourself” question. Check it out. […]

10 09, 2019

Link Roundup: Post-Interview ‘Thank You’ Guide

2019-09-10T13:42:02-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

So you’ve had your job interview, and you feel that it went well. Now that it’s over you wonder how long you’ll have to wait to receive a response. Do you call? Do you send an email? What do you say? What’s the best form of contact for following up and thanking the hiring manager/recruiter for meeting with you? We’ve compiled a post-interview ‘Thank You’ guide with all the answers to your questions, below. […]

16 08, 2019

How to Share That You’re Willing to Relocate

2019-08-16T11:18:50-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Deciding to move to a different city can be bittersweet. Whether you are choosing to relocate for personal reasons, for a career, or are looking to move to try something new – the changes come with a lot of preparation and sometimes big challenges. Such as finding a job in a new city prior to moving. Hiring managers may wonder how apt you are to make the move if you are strictly relocating to follow a career – but there are some things that you can do to help your chances and make the process easier. […]

14 08, 2019

Worried About an Awkward Interview? Avoid These 7 Things

2019-08-15T10:15:37-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, Behind the Scenes, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Job interviews can be stressful. Trying to make a good first impression, while also being yourself, and not being awkward while doing it – can be stressful. And when things don’t go in your favor, whether it be a wardrobe malfunction or losing your train of thought – how do you prevent an awkward interview from derailing your chances of getting hired? We’re sharing 7 things to avoid, below. […]

5 08, 2019

How Do You Stay Organized?

2019-08-06T10:57:26-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

“How do you stay organized?” This question may or may not be asked in an interview, but when it is; the hiring manager or recruiter are looking to find out if you are proactive in being productive. If you are asked this question, start by assessing whether you would consider yourself an organized person or not. […]

2 08, 2019

How Does This Job Fit into Your Career?

2019-08-02T13:18:15-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When you’re brought into an interview there are a series of questions that you’ll run through. This allows the hiring manager or recruiter to better understand you as a potential candidate. They’ll ask questions that relate to your background, your requirements, skills – and in some instances will also be curious to find out about what you are looking for long term. “How does this job fit into your career?” We’re glad you asked. […]