interviewing

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. […]

21 08, 2019

Why You Should Consider Other Job Opportunities When You’re Happy in Your Current Role

2019-08-21T13:05:46-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5', Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |2 Comments

It may seem odd if you’re happy in your current job, and someone asks if you’re open to hearing about other opportunities. But is it? You ultimately skip the stress of job searching because you don’t need a new one, you’re in a good mindset, and there is no urgency to make the switch – because you already love where you’re at. So, we’re digging deeper into this topic today to cover the perks of considering a new job, even if you’re happy in your current one. […]

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! […]

19 10, 2018

Link Roundup: Leaving and Landing a Job in a New City

2018-10-19T08:58:44-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Leaving a job can be difficult, even more so when it requires moving to a new city. There is a lot to get done and a lot to think about. If you’re thinking about making a big career move, check out this week’s round of helpful links. We’ve included information on knowing when it’s time to leave your current job, how to land a job in a new city, and the best cities to move to right now! […]

14 09, 2018

Link Roundup: Why an Internship Could Transform Your Career

2018-09-14T09:37:43-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Link Roundups, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

It’s that time of year again! School is back in full swing and internships are starting! It’s an exciting but nerve-racking time, especially when you’re experiencing your first internship. If you’re still on the fence about interning or know that it is in your near future, we have helpful information for you too! Check out this week’s round of internship advice below! […]

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. […]

1 09, 2017

Link Roundup 9/1/17: Job Interview Advice You Need to Read

2017-09-01T11:27:02-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When it comes to job interviews, there is a wealth of information, articles, and blogs online. The most common discuss things like 'common interview mistakes' and the question 'What is your greatest weakness'. However, there are many aspects and questions that come up in job interviews that don't receive as much discussion despite their importance. This week, we've gathered some articles that cover those topics and questions, in addition to some other valuable advice and news. American Workers Are Optimistic About Getting a Job We start our Link Roundup with some great news- many Americans believe it's not too challenging [...]

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! […]

14 08, 2017

How To Showcase Soft Skills in Your Job Search

2017-08-14T11:25:04-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Soft skills are a crucial component of every position. While they may not be listed in the job description, they are just as important as any technical skills. ‘Hard working’, ‘strong communicator’, ‘organized’, and all of those types of skills are important, sometimes enough so to be on a job description. Obviously as a candidate you want to indicate to your hiring manager that you have these skills, but how? In today’s blog we’ll describe how you can convey these in a way that is professional and tasteful. […]

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 [...]