Your resume and cover letter have been perfected and fine-tuned; your choice of apparel is clean, pressed, and ready to go; you have even taken the extra step to research the details of the company. Today you are interviewing for a much anticipated opportunity, and […]
In order to tackle a job interview that behaviorally established, you need to develop a fresh understanding of how this interview system works. The Behavioral Interviewing systems that are commonly utilized today involve a method for learning […]
Behavioral interviewing is a popular technique in wide use today, one that conceptually states that past performance is an accurate arbiter of future performance. Though it sounds simple enough, if you have never experienced a behavioral interview, it can present some challenges.
Being prepared for what […]
Job-seekers are, by now, familiar with traditional interview questions, such as: “What are your strengths and weaknesses?” “How do you handle conflict?” “Do you work well with a team?”
While these questions may still play a role in interviews, recruiters are becoming more and more likely […]
Earning a second interview for a position can be even more traumatic than the first. Even though you are moving along in the process, and the employer seems to recognize your potential, the pressure is on to “up-the-ante” while providing clear evidence that you are […]
Such a question is typically saved by interviewers for second interviews, although at times, the “Why do you want this job?” inquiry may show up in a first interview; albeit, with any luck, toward the end of the conversation.
After all, an interview is a two-way […]
What is an informational interview?
Also referred to as an “informational conversation”, an informational interview is a type of meeting where job seekers attempt to obtain guidance on their career of choice, industry, as well as the corporate culture of a potential future place of employment. Meanwhile, employers […]
Let’s say that you’re a top-flight programmer, but you’ve decided that you’re not going to work just anywhere. After figuring out exactly what you wanted to do, you took the time to do additional research and figure out precisely where you wanted to do it.
The problem remains, however, that even […]
Of course, the ultimate sign of a successful job interview is being informed that you’ve secured the position. There are, however, some other — more immediate — signals that a prospective employer may be seriously interested in you as a candidate.
Here, we review some direct indications that you […]
As we know, technology (notably, the Internet) has made job seeking considerably easier in recent times. The term, “pounding the pavement” has become all but obsolete; and while face-to-face networking is still recommended in many fields, the concept of visiting company after company to […]