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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. […]

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. […]

7 01, 2019

6 Ways to Use Job Search Rejection as a Tool

2019-01-07T11:30:04-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, Motivation|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Job rejection, stings. We’re eager to get accepted, and whether we say the right things or we bomb the interview- either way, it hurts. However, there are so many POSITIVE ways to view rejection and SO much learning to be done. If you can acknowledge these positives, job rejection can even benefit you! Keep reading to find out how to use rejection to your advantage! […]

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! […]

19 02, 2018

3 Great Questions to Ask at a Job Interview

2018-02-19T11:37:34-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you want to ace any interview, it's important to go into it with questions prepared. In most cases, it is expected of the candidate. The truly great questions are ones that are specific, and address the needs of the company, or the intricacies of the position. Although we would like to provide some here, doing so would require specific insight into your opportunity. Despite this, there are a few general questions that we can absolutely recommend. Read on to find out what they are. 1. "Is there anything I can clarify about my resume or qualifications?" Unfortunately it doesn't [...]

12 02, 2018

10 Things That Annoy Recruiters During Job Interviews

2018-02-12T11:11:53-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When going into a job interview, the last thing you want to do is sabotage yourself. Unfortunately many candidates do just that. Whether they realize it or not, certain things they do annoy the recruiter(s) conducting the interview. It’s entirely possible for one small thing to keep you from having a great job interview. In an effort to avoid that from happening, we’ve compiled a list of recruiter’s and interviewer’s top pet peeves. […]

15 01, 2018

How to Calm Your Nerves Before a Job Interview

2018-01-15T11:35:39-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview|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 and end all of your career. That mindset will just lead into more worrying, and won’t help your performance at all. In today’s blog, we’ll give some tips on how you can calm your nerves, and go into your next job interview cool and confident. […]

30 08, 2017

5 Unique Ways to Evaluate a Job Opportunity

2017-08-30T10:06:35-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When it comes time to seriously consider a job opportunity, it’s easy to get tunnel vision. Many candidates get caught up thinking about, company size, and their responsibilities. These are all important considerations to take into account, but there are others things you should factor in. In today’s blog we’ll be discussing a few different tactics to evaluate a job offer that you may not have thought of. Check them out below! […]

23 08, 2017

Should I Include ‘References Available Upon Request’ On My Resume?

2017-08-23T11:34:11-04:00Categories: Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , |1 Comment

‘References available upon request’ shows up on probably 50% of the resumes we see in our office. The phrase is certainly popular, but that doesn’t necessarily mean it’s right to use. It’s easy to fall into the consensus trap and think a practice is right just because it is widespread. We’ll look beyond the psychology, and discuss why it may make sense to leave the phrase off of your resume. […]

30 11, 2016

Interview Q: Why Did You Choose This Career?

2016-11-30T16:12:31-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

We’ve covered some very specific interview questions about policies and procedures. This question, however, is very broad in focus, and there is no right or wrong answer. There is a best way to frame your answer. Read on to find out how you should approach this question in an interview. […]