interviews

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. […]

22 09, 2017

Link Roundup: Investing Time In Your Career

2017-09-22T10:56:32-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you're currently unemployed, it's safe to say you're probably working on your career. However, smart professionals don't slack off on their career growth just because they found employment. Consistently working on your career and investing your time in growing it will make you happier, and more successful. With that in mind, we've gathered the best links we could that will help you do just that. Update your social media, put together a career plan, and more with the links below! How to Make a LinkedIn Page That Wows Recruiters, According to the Guy Who Just Overhauled Its Design If [...]

15 09, 2017

Link Roundup 9/15/17: Costly Job Search Mistakes

2017-09-15T11:35:24-04:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Searching for a new job is certainly no walk in the park. It can be challenging, and it’s not uncommon for a few mistakes to be made. Unfortunately, the highly competitive nature of the job market means those mistakes could wind up costing you a job offer. Thankfully, many hiring managers and career specialists are aware of these mistakes, and want to help you avoid them. This week’s advice should keep you from making simple mistakes on your resume, in job interviews, and during your job search.  […]

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! […]

25 08, 2017

Link Roundup 8/25/17: Advice For Job Seekers & Workers

2017-08-25T10:08:13-04:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

We’re back with another Link Roundup, and this time we have advice for both parties: those who are looking for a job, and those who have already found one! Starting we have some great resume advice, and some tips to avoid common job search scams. Later on, we also have some advice on balancing your personality at work, and how to send a subtle message to an employer, courtesy of Mark Zuckerberg. If any of that sounds interesting to you, check out those links and more below! […]

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