How to Successfully Tackle the Behavioral Interview Approach

By | March 29th, 2018|Behavioral Interviewing, Interviewing, Uncategorized|

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 one’s personal competencies / traits / behaviors and [...]

Advice for Acing Behavioral Interviews

By | March 29th, 2018|Behavioral Interviewing, Interviewing|

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 [...]

8 Non-Traditional Interview Questions – and How to Handle Them

By | March 27th, 2018|Behavioral Interviewing, Interview Tips, Interviewing, Job and Career Transition, Job Search Tips|

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 [...]

Second Interview Tips: How to Show You’re a Great Fit for the Job

By | January 31st, 2018|Interview Tips, Interviewing, Job and Career Transition|

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 [...]

“Why Do You Want This Job?” How to Answer this Common Interview Question

By | October 27th, 2017|Interview Tips, Interviewing|

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 [...]

Informational Interviews: Understanding the Basics

By | October 18th, 2017|Career Advice, Career Development, Interviewing, Job Search Tips, Networking|

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, [...]

How to Let Your Interviewer Know You’re a Perfect Cultural Fit

By | September 2nd, 2017|Company Culture, Interview Tips, Interviewing|

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 [...]

Five Initial Signs That Your Job Interview Went Well

By | August 23rd, 2017|Interview Tips, Interviewing, Job and Career Transition|

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 [...]

Relocating? 4 Guidelines for Performing a Long-Distance Job Search

By | August 9th, 2017|Career Change, Interviewing, Job and Career Transition, Job Search, Job Search Tips, Relocation|

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 drop [...]

8 Ways to Determine a Company’s Culture During Your Job Interview

By | August 5th, 2017|Career Development, Interview Tips, Interviewing, Job and Career Transition, Workplace Issues|

What is company culture? The shared values, beliefs, and practices of an organization’s employees and leaders are the components of a company's culture. These beliefs and practices determine how employees and management treat one other, handle business transactions, and interact with clients, customers, and shareholders. Why [...]