There are a variety of reasons people find themselves in the job market. Companies are sold. Downsizing happens. A career change may be in your future, or perhaps you just graduated from a degree program. Whatever the reason, when you are in the market for a new job, you need to prepare yourself to be … Continue reading Interviewing for your Dream Job
What is an interview?An interview is a meeting between a job applicant and a representative of the company. The meeting comes about because the company had a job available. People applied for the job. The company needs to decide who to hire. What is the purpose of the interview?The purpose of the interview is for … Continue reading Job Interviewing Overview – Purpose & Process
The interview is over. You’re feeling great about how you handled all the questions. You give a sigh of relief thinking that you now only need to sit back and wait for the job offer. But the phone does not ring. At first, you think that maybe the competition was stiff. Another time you think … Continue reading The Power of Thank You Notes in Job Searches
Did you know that fewer than 20% of all jobs are advertised in the classified section? And if you are Internet surfing, how can you be sure that your resume was ever read by a person rather than dumped by an electronic resume scanner? It might seem that job hunting is a bleak process but … Continue reading Beyond Classifieds: Informational Interviews
An interview is similar to dating. Each side of the equation has questions about the other necessary to establishing an effective, ongoing relationship that require honest, well thought-out answers. Remember that the questions you bring to the table to ask the interviewer in the interview demonstrate your interest, preparation, as well as knowledge in the … Continue reading Key Interview Questions to Ask
This is not the usual list of things to say once you have an interview. Instead we give you seven tips for tipping the scale in your favor so your next interview can be your last. Successful Interview Tips Tip #1 Ask for directionsOn the day of the interview, you arrive 10 minutes early but … Continue reading Tips the Scales in your Favor with these Interview Tips
here are certain very important aspects that one should keep in mind while preparing and facing an interview such as: Emotional Preparation, It’s OK to Be Nervous, Look Better, Look Them in the Eyes, Answer Briefly, Feel Better, Be Quiet and Focused.
Job interviews are incredibly stressful events, even for the gregarious amongst us. You improve your chances of winning the job if you prepare for each interview as though it were the only one in the world.