interview questions

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, [...]

11 03, 2019

What to Bring to A Job Interview (Of Any Kind)

2019-06-07T21:30:08-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Just like with anything else, the better prepared you are, the better off you'll be, especially with a job interview. You'll feel more confident, mentally prepared and won't have to worry about those last minute regrets of why didn't I bring that with me. We've compiled a list to help save some time. Copies of Your Resume Although you may not even need your resume, it’s good to have it on hand just in case. If there are any questions asked or anything that needs to be clarified, it will be much easier for you to reference if you have it [...]

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 [...]

3 12, 2018

Why Skills Matter on Your Resume

2018-12-03T10:57:40-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

  When it comes to your resume, education is an important component. But we are finding out it’s not the only component that matters. Your “skills” may hold more significance than you realize. Skills show experience, knowledge and proficiency.  Ironically the skills section is often the first section people put the least effort into when compiling their resume. To ensure you’re highlighting what type of employee you can be, here are a few tips to help you! […]

31 08, 2018

Link Roundup: How to Succeed in an Interview

2018-08-31T09:23:03-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, Link Roundups, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Job interviews can be a stressful experience. How do you prepare? How do you set yourself apart from the other applicants? How do you get the time off to interview if you’re currently employed? Well, all the answers to these questions and more can be found in this week’s link roundup! Check out the links below. […]

16 07, 2018

How to Answer “Tell Me About Yourself”

2018-07-16T08:18:29-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

One of the most dreaded questions asked during an interview is “tell me about yourself”. This question is one of the best opportunities to sell yourself and prove that you’re the perfect fit for the company and position. You can leave a very strong impression on the interviewer if you’re prepared for this one.  Don’t fear this question for any longer because we are going to provide you with tips to answer this question with ease the next time you are interviewed! […]

2 02, 2018

Link Roundup: Changes to Make In Your Job Search

2018-02-02T09:50:50-04:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

As seen in last week’s Link Roundup, the hiring process is constantly changing and evolving. This makes it easy for job search practices to get outdated, especially if you have been steadily employed at the same company. If you’re planning on starting a job search, you may need to update your methods. This week, we’ve gathered articles that make some great recommendations about job search tactics. Topics covered include job interviews, LinkedIn, general job search strategy, and more! Read on below to check out the links from this week. […]

19 01, 2018

Link Roundup: The Future of Work

2018-01-19T09:50:53-04:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

This week we are talking all about the future of work. We have gathered links that examine how technology will shape the job market of the future. Also, we've included articles that should help the future of your work, and maybe finding a new job! Whether you're interested in hearing about how the workforce world is changing, or just finding out the best ways to find a new job, read on below! 5 Technology Trends That Will Make or Break Many Careers In 2018 There are certain trends that have far reaching effects across different aspects of our lives. Of [...]

7 12, 2017

Link Roundup: Evidence of a Strong Job Market

2017-12-07T15:28:41-04:00Categories: 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. […]

31 07, 2017

3 Topics to Ask Questions About in a Job Interview

2017-07-31T11:37:36-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When every candidate steps into an interview, they expect to be answering the questions. That is the whole purpose of the interview after all! A job seeker can expect to be in the hot seat for most of the interview. However, there will come a time towards the end where the interviewer may open it up for questions. A good candidate will come prepared to not only answer questions, but to ask them as well. This 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 [...]