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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 [...]

14 11, 2018

What to Ask Your Boss After They Shut down Your Idea

2018-11-14T10:58:55-04:00Categories: How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Unfortunately, not every idea you come up with is going to be a winner and not everyone sees things in the same way. When a boss shoots down an idea, it can seem like the worst case scenario. But, it’s not the end of the world! Getting turned down and ditching the idea would be the bad route to take. Once you receive negative feedback, try to learn from it and never be afraid to ask questions for clarification. Open communication in the workplace helps improve a lot of aspects of job satisfaction. So, how do we bounce back when [...]

5 09, 2018

5 Ways to Make a New Employee Feel Welcome

2018-09-05T09:10:48-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Preparing for a new employee’s arrival is exciting and very important! From the moment they walk through the door, they should feel welcome, appreciated, and a part of the team. You want to make a great first impression with them and landing that first impression could lead to motivation, increased quality of work, and employee retention! Check out these 5 tips on making a new employee feel at home during their first days at the office. Be Prepared It is important to be prepared before the employee’s first day at the office. Ahead of time, make a schedule of tasks [...]

16 07, 2018

How to Answer “Tell Me About Yourself”

2018-07-16T08:18:29-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

One of the most dreaded questions asked during an interview is “tell me about yourself”. This question is one of the best opportunities to sell yourself and prove that you’re the perfect fit for the company and position. You can leave a very strong impression on the interviewer if you’re prepared for this one.  Don’t fear this question for any longer because we are going to provide you with tips to answer this question with ease the next time you are interviewed! […]

7 05, 2018

3 Wrong Ways to Answer ‘What Is Your Greatest Weakness?’

2018-05-07T12:47:04-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When you go to a job interview, you can expect to answer questions about yourself and your qualifications. One of the most feared questions is ‘What is your greatest weakness?’. It can be a challenging question to answer, and it’s easy to slip up and say the wrong thing. Today, we’ll be going over 3 of the most common incorrect answers. Of course, we’ll also describe how you can correctly answer the question! […]