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23 10, 2019

How to Handle Criticism at Work

2019-10-23T09:30:11-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How to Survive the '9-5', Job Efficiency, Motivation|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Despite how well you do your job, or how long you’ve been an employee at your company – you’re going to receive some sort of [hopefully constructive] criticism. When this occurs you can either let it offend you or you can use it to your advantage. Below we’ve provided suggestions on how to handle criticism in the workplace, check it out! […]

21 10, 2019

How to Answer, “What Motivates You?”

2019-10-21T11:20:57-04:00Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

“What motivates you?” Before you’re in an interview, take the time to do a self-assessment. Ask yourself what motivates me? Is it money, is it relationships, new skills, hitting goals, leading a team, troubleshooting? Figure out all the factors that excite and motivate you before you get into the interview. That way if this question comes up – you already know your answer and can elaborate confidently. […]

7 10, 2019

How to Answer, “What is Your Biggest Weakness?”

2019-10-07T12:07:33-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When you’re in an interview and you’re asked, “What is your biggest weakness?”  the hiring manager is looking for a few things. They want to ensure that you can be honest and that you can acknowledge your weakness, and/or have a solution in place to address that specific weakness. Of course, it is a tough question to answer because you want to be transparent, but you also don’t want to say the wrong thing. So we’re sharing how to tackle this interview question, below. […]

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. […]

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. […]

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. […]

2 08, 2019

How Does This Job Fit into Your Career?

2019-08-02T13:18:15-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When you’re brought into an interview there are a series of questions that you’ll run through. This allows the hiring manager or recruiter to better understand you as a potential candidate. They’ll ask questions that relate to your background, your requirements, skills – and in some instances will also be curious to find out about what you are looking for long term. “How does this job fit into your career?” We’re glad you asked. […]

24 06, 2019

Our New Website!

2019-06-24T11:41:01-04:00Categories: All About Recruiters, Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, General News, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters, Services|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you’ve visited walrathrecruiting.com within the past two weeks, you’ve probably noticed we launched a brand-new website! It’s sleek, simpler, FAST and provides features that our last website did not! Check out what’s new, here! […]

6 03, 2019

3 Topics to Ask About in a Job Interview

2019-06-07T21:30:59-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When a candidate steps into an interview, they expect to be answering the questions. However, there will come a time where the interviewer may open it up for questions for the candidate to ask. Having questions 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 ask questions about, along with examples on how to ask them. Check them out! The Process Knowing what to expect next is incredibly helpful, especially when all company processes are different. Asking about the timeline allows you to know when [...]