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Category: Interviews

Tips for a Successful Phone Interview

Tips for a Successful Phone Interview

Phone interviews can be nerve-racking, especially for those who excel in face-to-face conversations. With these types of interviews, you must really focus on verbal cues from the interviewer to determine whether or not he or she is engaged with you.
The following tips will help you overcome your fears and will help you prepare for [...]

What Interviewers Want From You

What Interviewers Want From You

You just got a call to schedule an interview with the hiring manager of your ideal company. The only problem is, you’re not prepared.
The good news is that interviewers are generally looking for a few things when they interview candidates. If you can successfully demonstrate each of these four areas, you’ll be in good shape [...]

Thank You Letters (w/ a Sample)

Thank You Letters (w/ a Sample)

A simple thank you note to the interviewer can go a long way. Often times, job seekers either forget to send a thank you note or don’t find the value of sending one at all. The truth of the matter is, employers expect a thank you note, so plan on sending one no [...]

The Impact Social Media has on Your Job Search

The Impact Social Media has on Your Job Search

Are you using the same e-mail address on your resume as you are with facebook and other social media applications? Are you connected to aquaintances (and not good friends) on facebook?  If you said yes anyone of the questions, you might be hurting your chances of getting an interview, or even a job.
As social media [...]

How to Prepare for an Interview

How to Prepare for an Interview

So you’ve landed the interview with your dream company and now you’re in freak out mode. Here are some quick tips that will help you ace that interview.

Job Hopping - How to Address it During an Interview

Job Hopping – How to Address it During an Interview

There’s this negative stigma associated with people who job hop. Unfortunately, job hopping may be voluntary or involuntary. Either way, if your work history shows a repeat pattern of how you jump from job to job every 1-3 years (or less), you will need to know how to address the question of loyalty when [...]

Common Interview Questions

Common Interview Questions

We all know that interviews can be stressful.  You’re walking into an environment that you’re unfamiliar with, meeting people that you have never met before and answering some tough questions about your experience.
The beauty of most interviews is that most companies tend to ask the same type of questions.  Here’s a list of common interview [...]