interviews

10 09, 2019

How to Answer the Question “Tell Me About Yourself”

2019-09-10T08:18:32-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

“Tell me about yourself”. Aside from allowing the hiring manager to ease into the interview process, this question is typically asked to get a better understanding of who you are and why you’d fit well in a specific role. Below are some related questions that you can touch on to help support a strong response for the infamous “Tell me about yourself” question. Check it out. […]

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. […]

6 08, 2018

The Importance of Making a Positive First Impression

2018-08-06T08:18:52-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

In lieu of National Fresh Breath Day, why not talk about making first impressions in the business world! (Pro tip: Always chew a piece of gum or mint before going into a professional situation and make sure you throw out the gum before entering. You do not want to talk to people with bad breath!) Whether you are networking, interviewing, or meeting your co-workers for the first time, first impressions have the strongest impact on your job and career. You never get a second chance to make a first impression so it is extremely important to get it right! In [...]

30 07, 2018

How to Turn Down a Job Offer

2018-07-30T08:34:29-04:00Categories: All About Recruiters, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Sometimes we are lucky enough to receive multiple job offers after interviewing. Unfortunately, we can’t accept all of them. Turning down a job offer is not always easy, but there are proper ways of declining and thanking the company for the offer. […]

11 05, 2018

Link Roundup: What You Need to Know About the Job Market

2018-05-11T11:55:43-04:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |1 Comment

With unemployment reaching a rare low, the job market is in a unique place. If you have the right set of skills, it's a great opportunity for you to find a company that will value you. In this week's Link Roundup, we pulled our favorite links that will help you understand the state of the current job market. Also, we've collected some of our favorite articles with job search advice. Check out the links below! Unemployment Rate Hits 3.9%, a Rare Low, as Job Market Becomes More Competitive In the latest job market news, the unemployment rate has continued to [...]

19 02, 2018

3 Great Questions to Ask at a Job Interview

2018-02-19T11:37:34-05:00Categories: 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

2018-02-12T11:11:53-05:00Categories: 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 11, 2017

10 Topics That Are Illegal to Ask About in a Job Interview

2017-11-15T11:04:09-05:00Categories: Acing the Interview|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If there is a question that is oddly personal in your next job interview, it may actually be illegal. There are a number of topics that are off limits for employers to ask about during an interview. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission protects employees from being discriminated against based on their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, and disability. Those topics and a few more are all illegal to ask about during a job interview. We’ll describe each topic, and provide you with a few example questions.  […]

10 11, 2017

Link Roundup: What You Need to Know When Job Searching

2017-11-10T11:10:16-05:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Instead of focusing on one specific topic this week, we’ve gathered all the links that we believe will lead to a successful job search. Job searching technology and trends continue to evolve, so keeping up with them is crucial. In the links below we highlight some new developments, as well as some tried and true advice. As long as you’re a job seeker,  you’ll find something of value below. […]

3 11, 2017

Link Roundup: Preparing For a Job Interview

2017-11-03T11:47:17-04:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

After being on the job market for a while, finally landing an interview can be an amazing feeling. However, if you don’t take the right steps to prepare, it could fall through. With today’s job market, you have to do more than just ponder how you will answer questions. In this Link Roundup, we’ve gathered the best advice from this week about how you can prepare to ace the job interview. Furthermore we’ve also included a few updates on the state of the job market, and some other career advice. Check out the links below. […]