Don’t Be Nervous for Your Interview!

Even the most experienced professionals can experience some interview jitters. After all, you are probably excited about the prospect of landing the role and, at the same time, worried you won’t make the best impression. That would make anyone nervous.  While having some anxiety about your upcoming interview is normal, you want to make sure… Read More »

Don’t “Ghost” Employers!

  When it’s a job seeker’s market, candidates have a surprising amount of power. However, a side effect of shrinking labor pools and low unemployment has been the increased rate of candidates deciding to “ghost” potential employers. For example, some job seekers are choosing to no-show to interviews, instead of canceling in advance. Others are… Read More »

Double Check This List After Your Clerical Interview

  When you leave a clerical interview feeling like you’ve done an amazing job, you often look forward to the next steps in the process. But many job seekers aren’t sure exactly what they need to do once they head out of the hiring manager’s office, leaving them contemplating what they should do now. Since… Read More »

End Your Industrial Interview with These Never-Fail Questions

  As an industrial interview draws to a close, the last question the interviewer will ask is practically inevitable, yet it leaves a lot of candidates stumped.  When you are faced with the classic, “Do you have any questions for me?” close, take the opportunity to find out what you would like to know about… Read More »

You Could Be Blowing Your Interview Before You Meet the Interviewer!

  If you think your interview doesn’t begin assessing until the interviewer enters the room, you are sorely mistaken.  The moment you walk in the door, you are being assessed, and mistakes you make now can cost you a job offer, even if the interview itself goes well. In order to give yourself the highest… Read More »

How to Interview Like a Professional

  After weeks of sending in resumes and cover letters you finally have landed an interview. What could be more exciting? Many companies are focused on identifying the top candidates who are interested in growing in their careers and learning more. Companies are looking to recruit candidates who are recent graduates in high-skill areas such… Read More »

How to Be More Approachable in Interviews

After searching for a job for so long, it can be easy to get a little bit jaded about the entire interview process. While you may not mean to, this can appear as if you are a loop or unapproachable. Unfortunately this can also turn off the recruiter. You never want to appear cold or… Read More »

The Importance of Hiring a Social Candidate – Who Doesn’t Just Look Good on Paper

Hiring the right candidate takes more than just looking at what the professional can do based on his or her paper application. Many employers are spending time researching and learning about candidates more fully, outside of the standard resume. Recruiters want to know if a candidate is social and what their social skills are doing… Read More »

What is an Interviewer REALLY Asking When They Say “Tell me About Yourself”?

You are in an important interview for a job you really want at a company that gets you really excited about your career. As you sit across from the potential employer, you smile and know things are going well. Then, they ask the question, “Tell me about yourself?” What do you say to that? The… Read More »