interview

29 05, 2020

What Happens If You have a Negative Experience With a Past Employer?

2020-05-29T16:56:00-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Being laid off can be due to lack of performance, a specific situation, overstaffing, or simply personal differences. Regardless, if the situation went sour – you want to be honest with future companies on your experience. But negatively talking about a past employer during an interview will do you more harm than good. Here’s why. […]

21 05, 2020

Prepping Yourself Before an Interview

2020-05-21T15:59:11-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Motivation|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

When you’re prepping yourself for an interview, there are a few things you should keep in mind.  For example, remembering that it is just as important for you to be happy with the company and the position, as they are to hire you. Keep in mind factors such as the commute time, the hours, the company size, as well as how you feel about the position itself. Here are a few questions to ask yourself beforehand. […]

14 04, 2020

Standing Out in An Interview

2020-04-14T17:03:37-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Whether you are meeting in person, or via facetime/phone call for an interview, you want to ensure you stand out amongst other potential candidates. But how can you do so? What are some things you should focus on to have a successful and memorable interview experience? Check it out! […]

16 03, 2020

Preparing for a Phone or FaceTime Interview

2020-03-16T14:50:56-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

If you are conducting your job search during this time, especially with the environment we are in right now, a phone interview or FaceTime interview may be the only option being offered. Luckily, these types of interviews are extremely convenient. You can do the interview anywhere and you don’t have to commute or physically go to an office. Which makes it essential that you prepare properly beforehand. Here’s how. […]

7 02, 2020

Link Roundup: The Deal with Illegal Interview Questions

2020-02-07T14:19:02-05:00Categories: Acing the Interview, All About Recruiters, Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Because the interview is a critical part of the hiring process, the questions that are asked should assist you in determining if the candidate and the position are a good match. However, there are certain questions that are irrelevant to the decision-making process and are considered illegal. Find out what inappropriate and illegal questions to avoid, and what to ask instead. […]

4 02, 2020

What You Should Not Do After a Job Interview

2020-02-04T15:27:27-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

A job interview can be super exciting if you feel that it went really well, and you’re extremely interested in the position. After the interview, you’ll want to follow up and give feedback, but there are certain things you should be aware of and avoid while you’re waiting for a response. Check it out, below! […]

22 01, 2020

Does Negotiating Salary Compromise My Job Offer?

2020-01-22T13:53:34-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Is it normal to negotiate a salary after a job offer? Would negotiating the salary compromise the job offer? There are a few situations where it’s assumed that you might counter the salary, however, there are also situations where it would be wise not to. Find out how to determine the difference, below! […]

8 01, 2020

How to Answer, “Do You Have Any Questions for Me?”

2020-01-13T15:44:05-05:00Categories: Acing the Interview, Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Post job interview- you may be asked, “Do you have any questions for me?” and if so, you should always try to reply with a “yes”. This gives you a chance to address any questions you may have regarding the position, the company, etc. You should be prepared and your questions should be relevant and intentional. Here are some examples of questions you can ask following the initial interview. […]

27 12, 2019

Link Roundup: How to Determine Company Culture in a New Job

2019-12-27T13:44:55-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, Link Roundups, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Company culture, or what is known as the “personality” of a company, is vital to a company’s success. The atmosphere and environment of the workplace are derived from culture, which is why you want to do your research and ensure you’ll be a good culture fit when you’re looking to join a new company. Check out how to prepare interview questions relating to culture, a variety of the different types of culture, as well as how you can ask about culture in an interview. Check it out! […]

2 12, 2019

How to Answer, “What’s Your Salary Range?”

2019-12-02T12:09:25-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When you’re in an interview, and you’re asked “What’s Your Salary Range?” you may feel taken off guard. How do you know how much to ask for? How do you know how much you’re worth? Or what the company is willing to offer you? How do you determine an answer sufficient enough that you’re comfortable with? Today we’re covering all the answers to your questions, below. […]