Here we are in November, a month that’s synonymous with gratitude. With Thanksgiving happening on the fourth Thursday of the month every year, we often spend much of our time thinking about how thankfulness impacts us. But gratitude is something to practice every day, all year long. And one way to do that is to… Read more »
Tag: Job Interview Tips
How to Gain Valuable Information in the Job Interview
As a job seeker, your most important task is to gain as much information as possible while selling yourself to the hiring manager. This can be a delicate balancing act between gaining and giving information. But there are a few things you should ask or look out for that can give you valuable insight into… Read more »
Are Your Job Interview Answers Boring?
Do you think you’re ready for your next interview? Sometimes it is helpful to think about the person sitting on the other side of the desk from you rather than only focus on your own experience. They have probably already interviewed for this position before, so they may have heard many of the same answers… Read more »
Use the STAR Method in Your Next Job Interview
Interviews can be demanding and challenging even for the most seasoned professional. In truth, you hope that you only experience a handful of them throughout your career. Rather than trying to memorize tons of answers in anticipating an interviewer’s questions, try this approach. It is called the STAR method and it will help you focus… Read more »
Do You Know How to Answer Behavioral Interview Questions?
Interviews are stressful enough, but when you add behavioral questions to the mix it is bound to make you more nervous. Behavioral questions are based on psychology and designed to determine how you might act in a specific situation. These types of questions often start with the phrase, “Tell me about a time when.” Before… Read more »
Don’t Dominate The Interview
An interview is a delicate dance. The employer needs to share enough information with the candidate but not talk to hear themselves speak. The candidate needs to share their accomplishments accurately and in a way that generates continued interest but without letting their confidence turn into arrogance with the wrong statement. As a job seeker,… Read more »
Job Interviews Are Like First Dates…
Ever notice how job interviews are a lot like first dates? The similarities are eerie: in both instances, the other person is sizing you up, determining whether or not there’s a match with their needs, and to an extent, each holds your fate in their hands. And much like a first date, you can make… Read more »