19 05, 2017

Link Roundup 5/19/17: Job Interview Tips

2017-05-19T10:45:35-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

This week we have some great advice on what some consider the scariest part of the hiring process: job interviews. This one on one conversation can dictate whether or not you move on in the process, and it can be quite unnerving! Thankfully we have some links that can help you approach unique situations that may come up. For instance, if you decide to not show for a job interview, there’s a few steps you should follow. All that and more can be found in the links below from this week. […]

31 03, 2017

Link Roundup 3/31/17: The Effect of No Sleep & Job Search Prep

2017-03-31T12:42:36-04:00Categories: Link Roundups|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The Surprising Way Working On No Sleep Is Affecting Your Career If you’ve been putting in long hours at the office that have been affecting your sleep schedule, it may actually be working against you. Whatever the reason may be, lack of sleep can be detrimental to your work. A new study found that not getting enough sleep inhibits your ability to detect body language and facial expressions. This means you won’t know how your boss really feels about the last project you submitted, unless they outright tell you. Body language plays a huge role in most jobs, so if [...]

31 10, 2016

7 Interview Monsters You Don’t Want to Be

2016-10-31T14:29:27-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Working in recruiting, we see many interviews in just one day. Seeing so many candidates come and go gives us a great idea of what to do and what NOT to do in an interview. Overtime, we’ve noticed that most bad interviews follow similar patterns. We’ve narrowed it down to the 7 monsters bad candidates become during interviews. Read on to make sure you don’t turn in to one of these interview monsters when you sit to chat with a potential employer. […]

5 10, 2016

Interview Q: Why Are You Making a Career Change?

2016-10-05T13:35:08-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you’ve been in the work force long enough to grow a network, you’ve probably noticed something. As you talk to more professionals, it seems that most people no longer work in the industry where their career began. This is something that can occur for a few different reasons. For some workers, they simply receive a better offer in a different industry. Others grow tired of the same type of work and want to branch out. Or perhaps they discover a passion they never previously knew existed. No matter the case, it’s not uncommon to switch careers. However, it can be interesting to address [...]

2 08, 2016

Interview Q: Would You Be Willing To…?

2016-08-02T08:25:19-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Before going into an interview, there are certain things a smart candidate will do. This includes being prepared for almost every situation before they sit down in the conference room. There are multiple questions that most interviewees worry about answering: ‘What is your greatest weakness’ and ‘Where do you see yourself in 5 years’ are both great examples. However, if you get too focused on the popular questions, you risk losing sight of the more straightforward questions, which are equally important. We’ll discuss these often forgotten questions below. […]