An interview is your opportunity to make a good first impression on a potential employer. While your qualifications, experience, and personality will play a major role in making that first impression, your physical appearance will have an impact as well.
“Why do you want this job?” may sound like a lazy job interview question, but, as a hiring manager with 20 years of experience in staffing a Fortune 500 corporate communications department, I can tell you it’s hardly a softball topic.
In an era where the competition for high paying jobs is most challenging and the search for ‘high quality’ talent is at a premium, the prospective employee must view the job interview as a prime opportunity to leave a poignant, ...
When conducting your job search, keep in mind that not every job you have is going to be the job of your dreams. This doesn’t mean you have to take a job you don’t want; it just means that getting your dream job will likely take time and patience.
You've updated your resume and practiced responding to
common interview questions. But being
prepared for an interview takes more than just knowing how to answer questions.
Here are five interview tricks that can help you get hired.
You've heard about the importance of having an elevator
pitch- a brief statement that lasts the length of an elevator ride that
succinctly explains your product or service.
Whether you're preparing for your first interview or you've been on more
than you can count, your end goal is always the same- you want to get the job. Having
a successful job interview is an essential step in getting hired for a job
When you're trying to determine what field or career path
you want to take, you most often start by determining what your interests are and
what you enjoy doing. Any specific skills and knowledge you have can also help
shape your direction.
I have been at my current job for about three years now. One
of my managers recently retired and was replaced with a new hire. Shortly after
starting the job, my new manager set up a one-on-one meeting with each member
of our team.
By Christy Eichelberger
Interviewing is the most critical step in the process of getting a job, so it’s important to take it seriously. Many job seekers focus most of their time and effort on sending out resumes and trying to get an interview. Once they ac...