If you’ve been job searching recently, you understand that landing an interview is a fantastic accomplishment in the quest to find a job. It can take weeks or months of applying to jobs to get chosen for an interview finally. In the excitement of being asked to schedule an interview, it’s important to remember that… Read More »
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How to Turn Around a Bad Interview
Everyone has had an interview that just…stunk. Interviews are such a stressful event that a number of mishaps can easily happen. Whether you can’t find the words you want to say or you get caught rambling with no point in sight, no matter how badly your interview is going, don’t worry – you can still… Read More »
What Should You ACTUALLY Bring to an Interview?
Preparing for your interview is just as important as crafting your resume. This meeting will be a major deciding factor to whether or not you get the job. Such an important milestone in the job searching process is exactly why you do your best to be well prepared. Most interview preparation revolves around researching the… Read More »
4 Red Flags During an Interview that a Job Isn’t Meant for You
Not every job is the right job for you. During the job search, you may be tempted to apply to any job and see what happens. While this isn’t necessarily the worst way to find the right job, it may not be the best. On the other hand, you may be very careful and calculated… Read More »
What Did You Dislike About Your Last Job?
There’s a lot you need to do to prepare for a job interview. As you review potential questions, you should also consider how you may answer questions regarding your current or most recent position. One question you may get is, “What did you dislike about your last job?” This can be a tricky question for… Read More »
Don’t Sike Yourself Out for an Interview by Over Preparing
Every job seeker should take steps to properly prepare for a job interview. From brushing up on possible interview questions to researching the company, there are many ways to boost your confidence and impress at the interview. However, over-preparing for your interview can cause nearly the same amount of damage and not preparing at all.… Read More »
When is Canceling or Rescheduling an Interview Appropriate?
Landing an interview is a major accomplishment when you’re searching for a job. So, the idea of canceling or having to reschedule might seem like the worst possible scenario. But, life happens. Kids get sick, car emergencies happen, and even technical issues can get in the way of making it to an interview. On the… Read More »
What to Do When Your New Job Isn’t What You Thought It Would Be
Getting a new job is exciting! You look forward to a new paycheck, new responsibilities, and new coworkers. But what if the new job isn’t what you thought it would be? How can you tell if you’re just overwhelmed by a new job? How long should you stay if it really isn’t what you thought? Your approach depends on what “isn’t… Read More »
Dead-End Interview? Here Is How You Can Politely Wrap it Up
Every once in awhile, hiring managers begin an interview … and then realize that the interview is a dead end. The candidate isn’t who you’re looking for. There’s no reason to continue the interview since it isn’t going anywhere, and the candidate isn’t who you are looking for. But how should you wrap up a dead-end interview? Here are several tips. … Read More »
4 Ways You Can Keep Working On Your Communication Skills
One of the best ways to land a job is to show great communication skills to your prospective employers. Why? First, good communication skills are important to almost all jobs. You need to communicate clearly. Second, many employers look at the job search process to see examples of how well you communicate. If you felt your… Read More »