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24 09, 2018

5 Tips for Remote Job Interviews

2018-09-24T08:09:45-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Remote interviews have been on the rise with the increase of technology usage. Job-seekers now have the liberty to interview with hiring managers and companies without having to physically be there. Unfortunately, not all companies will do this, but most will. This is great when you’re applying for opportunities in other states and can’t travel there. Check out 5 tips to prepare yourself for a remote job interview below. […]

20 08, 2018

5 Ways to Stand Out at Your First Internship

2018-08-20T08:41:42-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Your first internship is an exciting stepping stone in your professional career! Making an internship a positive experience by working hard and taking on new learning opportunities will help you excel. Not only will hard work benefit your career, but will also be noticed by the managers you are working for. Who knows, maybe you’ll be offered a full-time position down the road. You never want to burn bridges with any professional connection you make. Check out our 5 great tips to help you become the standout intern! […]

18 06, 2018

How to Ask for an Informational Interview

2018-06-18T08:18:26-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Networking events are a great way to make connections and meet more industry professionals. If you are seeking out a specific individual, why not ask them for an informational interview? The informational interview is a great way to network one-on-one. The goal with one of these meetings, shouldn’t be a job offer. This type of interview is purely informational, giving insight into the industry, company, and career. It is an opportunity to ask for advice and any relative questions you may have in your job search. In this blog, we have highlighted some of the right and wrongs when asking [...]

19 07, 2017

The 5 Best Places to Research a Company Before An Interview

2017-07-19T10:06:33-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

A job interview is more than just answering questions. It’s an assessment of who you are as an employee, and how you would fit into the company’s overall structure. Likewise, it’s also a chance for you to assess if the company meets your needs as an employee. To best prepare for an interview, you have to do some research. This has the dual benefit of showcasing how knowledgeable you are, while also informing your decision to take a job offer, should it be put on the table. You may be wondering though, where should I do research? Most people just [...]

17 08, 2016

Interview Q: How Long Will It Take You to Make a Contribution?

2016-08-17T08:25:02-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

If you work in business, or almost any other profession, you’ve likely heard of ROI. Many companies depend on measuring it internally to determine success. It can also be used in terms of whether a new hire was successful. Companies want to know how long after hiring someone can they expect to see a return on investment. Signing a salaried contract is no small decision, and companies want to judge how long it will take for you to make a change. This is why the ask: “How long will it take for you to make a significant contribution?” We’ll discuss giving a proper answer. [...]

15 06, 2016

Interview Q: What Do You Know About Our Company?

2016-06-15T12:10:04-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

One of the most common interview questions is, “What do you know about our company?”. This question is the interviewer’s way of seeing how extensive your knowledge is, and effectively seeing if you’ve ‘done your homework’. This isn’t the only thing they want to find out however. Another thing they want to discover from asking this question is to see how dedicated you are to the company, and if your motivations align with theirs. Other similar questions that may be asked include, “Why are you interested in our organization?” or, “What do you think we could do better?”. Both of these [...]