15 07, 2021

The Essential Job Interview Checklist

2021-07-15T08:44:53-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Job interviews may be the most nerve-wracking experiences we all have to go through in our careers. Knowing that one conversation could significantly affect your career can be rather intimidating. However, if you get too caught up in stressing about the interview itself, it can be easy to overlook certain preparations. There are steps you can take to prepare for a job interview that will help you have more control, and stay calm on the day of the interview. To help you stay organized, we've put together a handy checklist you can use before any interview! Below we've listed the [...]

13 07, 2021

Must-Ask Questions for Job Applicants

2021-07-13T10:26:38-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Most organizations have a set list of questions that they ask job applicants during an interview. This is a great way to easily, and quickly, establish whether or not a candidate will be a good fit for the company. However, there are a few key questions that you don’t want to skip. Check them out… […]

15 04, 2021

Answering: Do You Have Any Questions For Me?

2021-04-15T08:44:18-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, How To|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. […]

23 03, 2021

Asking about Opportunities for Growth

2021-03-23T08:43:00-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, How To, Job Efficiency, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

We’ve already discussed that interviews are a two-way street. The interviewer is NOT the only one who should ask questions as you need to ensure that the company is a good fit for you as well. A huge part in determining whether or not to pursue or accept a job offer is the growth potential! As a professional, you deserve to be invested in. Your skills, time, and work ethic are of value. And you want to make sure that the company recognizes that. There are three types of growth opportunities that should be considered when interviewing for a position. [...]

11 03, 2021

Discussing Weaknesses in an Interview  

2021-03-11T09:44:30-05:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, How To|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The whole goal of Interviews is to identify a candidate’s fitness for a specific job, so a discussion about strengths and weaknesses is pretty standard. Talking about strengths is one thing because it’s just a chance to shine, but what about the curveball, weaknesses? Many interviewees struggle to discuss this since they don’t want to seem incapable of the job.   […]

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. […]

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

2019-01-07T11:30:04-05:00Categories: 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

2018-12-24T08:16:13-05:00Categories: 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! […]

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