24 08, 2021

Phone Interviews: How to Succeed

2021-09-02T08:40:23-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, How To|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Initially, you may be happy that your interview is over the phone instead of in person. While you may only have to take a call for this form of an interview, it’s more difficult to make a good impression. A phone interview is also typically used as a way to thin out the candidate pool before moving on to in-person interviews. This makes it all the more important that you take the proper preparations before sitting down for the phone call. We’ll discuss the pros and cons of phone interviews and then get into specific things you should do to [...]

20 07, 2021

Creative Resumes: Are They Ok to Use?

2021-07-20T12:00:53-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |1 Comment

Have you ever seen a resume that grabs your attention with a burst of color? Creative resumes are a great way to get noticed, however, you don't want the wrong kind of attention. Dressing up your resume with colors and graphics can be a smart move, but only in certain situations. You have to be careful because you risk distracting from your qualifications and achievements. Today we'll be discussing when it is appropriate to use a more creative resume, and why you should (or shouldn't!). When to Use a Creative Resume The easiest way to know if you should have [...]

4 05, 2021

What is a Phone Screen?

2021-05-04T14:42:08-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

So what exactly happens after you submit your application materials to a job? How long until you hear back? When will you know if you’re chosen for an interview? Well in many recruitment processes, employers narrow down the applicant pool before scheduling interviews by conducting phone screens. Not to be confused with a phone interview, phone screens occur after employers and hiring managers have reviewed resumes and cover letters. Typically, those who appear to be qualified for the position will be phone screened and potentially invited to schedule an interview later on. So while it’s not a guaranteed interview, it’s [...]

2 02, 2021

Dress to Impress: Interviews 

2021-02-02T09:10:28-05:00Categories: Acing the Interview, Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

It’s no surprise that first impressions are impacted by looks. For this reason, it’s extremely important to dress your best when interview time rolls around. For some, finding that perfect interview outfit is tricky. Others may not even know where to begin when getting dressed for an interview! Either way, don’t stress…We’re here to help!  The first step to finding that perfect interview outfit is to know the environment of the company. Of course, you’re going to wear something nice, but the type of company you’re interviewing with could mean the difference between formal attire such as suits, or business [...]

13 10, 2020

Questions YOU Should Ask During an Interview

2020-10-13T09:55:56-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, General News, Networking, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Interviews can be scary, but they should not feel like an interrogation session. Just like the interviewer has a ton of questions for you, you should have some questions you’d like to ask them. These should be questions that will help you to evaluate the position up for grabs. An interview is a two-way street. Not only do you need to convince the interviewer that you are a great fit, but they need to convince you that their company is also a great fit for you! […]

18 08, 2020

Not Getting a Call Back After Your Interview?

2020-08-20T09:43:15-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

You went on your interview and now you are stuck asking yourself, what should I do next? Don’t panic, we have the insight you are looking for! There are a few things that companies desire that will entail help you out more to receive that job offer you wish for. […]

6 08, 2020

Preparing for a Remote Job Interview

2020-08-20T08:32:52-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, General News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Since companies are interviewing remote due to COVID-19, here are some suggestions on how to prepare for your upcoming interview! Being comfortable and professional are key to standing out. Because you can no longer make an impression face to face, there are ways to stand out while being remote to make that first impression last! […]

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! […]

3 01, 2020

Link Roundup: Best Apps, Blogs and Resources for Job Seekers

2020-01-03T15:03:18-05:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Job Efficiency, Link Roundups, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If one of your new year goals is to look for a new job and change up your position, this one is for you. We’re sharing resources to assist you such as job websites, apps, career blogs, and more. Check it out, here! […]

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. […]

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