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4 05, 2021

What is a Phone Screen?

2021-05-04T14:42:08-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

So what exactly happens after you submit your application materials to a job? How long until you hear back? When will you know if you’re chosen for an interview? Well in many recruitment processes, employers narrow down the applicant pool before scheduling interviews by conducting phone screens. Not to be confused with a phone interview, phone screens occur after employers and hiring managers have reviewed resumes and cover letters. Typically, those who appear to be qualified for the position will be phone screened and potentially invited to schedule an interview later on. So while it’s not a guaranteed interview, it’s [...]

21 01, 2021

Answer “Why Are You Looking for a New Job?”

2021-01-21T11:07:40-05:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, How To|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Preparing for a job interview can be both exciting and nerve-wracking. It is always a good idea to prepare some potential questions and answers beforehand. If you are already employed at a different company, the interviewer will likely ask “Why are you looking for a new job?”.  […]

13 10, 2020

Questions YOU Should Ask During an Interview

2020-10-13T09:55:56-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, General News, Networking, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Interviews can be scary, but they should not feel like an interrogation session. Just like the interviewer has a ton of questions for you, you should have some questions you’d like to ask them. These should be questions that will help you to evaluate the position up for grabs. An interview is a two-way street. Not only do you need to convince the interviewer that you are a great fit, but they need to convince you that their company is also a great fit for you! […]

21 10, 2019

How to Answer, “What Motivates You?”

2019-10-21T11:20:57-04:00Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

“What motivates you?” Before you’re in an interview, take the time to do a self-assessment. Ask yourself what motivates me? Is it money, is it relationships, new skills, hitting goals, leading a team, troubleshooting? Figure out all the factors that excite and motivate you before you get into the interview. That way if this question comes up – you already know your answer and can elaborate confidently. […]

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. […]

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. […]

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. […]

7 12, 2017

Link Roundup: Evidence of a Strong Job Market

2017-12-07T15:28:41-05:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Recent reports are showing that November was another great month for job growth, and unemployment is currently at an all time low. With so few candidates looking for jobs, many employers are struggling to find the right candidates for their open positions. While the market may favor candidates, you should still be vigilant about marketing yourself in the best way possible. This week’s links describe the current state of the job market, and also hold some advice for prospective job seekers and career professionals. […]

29 11, 2017

Ask This Question to Find Out More About Culture in a Job Interview

2017-11-29T11:25:08-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When you are looking for a job, there are many factors you should consider before making a decision. Location, compensation, responsibilities, and more all play a role in that decision. Recently however, company culture has been given more consideration. It ultimately determines if you will actually fit in and be comfortable doing your job. Company culture is a big component of every workplace, and should be factored into your job search. Unfortunately it’s not as easy to discuss or bring up in a job interview. In today’s blog we’ll provide one question that will tell you a lot about the [...]

6 09, 2017

Why Recruiters Ask For Your Salary (And When You Should Disclose It)

2017-09-06T09:34:41-04:00Categories: All About Recruiters, General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you’ve ever worked with a recruiter, at some point you’ve probably been asked, “What is your current salary?”. Many job seekers are taken aback by this question and believe it to be too personal. Today, we’ll be discussing why the question is asked, and under what circumstances you may want to answer it and disclose your salary. […]

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