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Dismiss These Interview Myths

Posted by on Jul 23, 2015 in Employment News, Featured | Comments Off on Dismiss These Interview Myths

Dismiss These Interview Myths

Whether you have participated in a lot of job interviews or you are just starting out on your job search journey, you may have heard certain things about how job interviews work. Just because you heard something doesn’t make it the truth, lets look at some of these common myths. Interviewers are Prepared – This is certainly not always the case, actually they may not even have had a chance to look over your qualifications. They Want More Information – If you are applying for a job that requires an artistic portfolio then they may want to see your work, otherwise it is likely...

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Use These Tips to Help Prepare for Your Next Interview

Posted by on May 30, 2015 in Featured, Job Searching | Comments Off on Use These Tips to Help Prepare for Your Next Interview

Use These Tips to Help Prepare for Your Next Interview

The better prepared you are for an interview, the greater your chances of landing the job. Use these interview prep tips to ensure you arrive feeling focused and confident. Start preparing possible answers to questions early, so you can relax the night before the interview. This relaxation time puts your mind at ease, so you can think more clearly. Check the weather forecast before heading out the door. If there’s a chance of rain, make sure you bring an umbrella or raincoat. Make sure you include some hygiene essentials in your bag, just in case you need to do some last-minute...

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Steps for Crafting Your Best Pitch Ever

Posted by on Apr 28, 2015 in Featured, Job Searching | Comments Off on Steps for Crafting Your Best Pitch Ever

Steps for Crafting Your Best Pitch Ever

When searching for a new job, your main goal should be to sell yourself and your abilities. The right sales pitch can convince an employer that you’re the candidate they need to hire. Here are some tips to help you successfully craft a pitch for a job. Remember what the thesis of any job pitch should be: How can you help the company or organization meet its goals? Start by coming up with a headline. Imagine you’re writing a tweet about yourself. Restricting your headline to 140 characters gets you in the habit of being precise and grabbing the listener’s attention...

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Get Ahead in Your Career With These Tips

Posted by on Apr 22, 2015 in Featured, Job Searching | Comments Off on Get Ahead in Your Career With These Tips

Get Ahead in Your Career With These Tips

If you want to move ahead in your career, you need to stop wishing for things to happen, and start taking action to ensure you make forward progress. Follow these tips to get ahead in your career and experience the success you’ve always desired. Behave as though you already have your dream position. Act professionally and responsibly at all times when you’re on the job. This will show your superiors that you are capable of moving ahead. Collaborate with your coworkers, and focus on being a team player. To get ahead in any industry, you need to demonstrate that you are dedicated...

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8 Questions to Never Ask During a Job Interview

Posted by on Apr 20, 2015 in Featured, Job Searching | Comments Off on 8 Questions to Never Ask During a Job Interview

8 Questions to Never Ask During a Job Interview

Asking questions during an interview is usually seen as a good thing. It shows that you’re truly interested in the position, and engaged in the interaction. However, there are some questions you should avoid. Never ask these questions, no matter how tempted you may feel: Don’t ask whether the employer can change the job schedule. Avoid asking in-depth questions about the interviewer’s background, as this makes you appear to be questioning his or her abilities. Don’t ask questions about rumors or gossip you’ve heard about the company or its employees. “Do...

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5 Great Questions to Ask During an Interview

Posted by on Apr 17, 2015 in Featured, Job Searching | Comments Off on 5 Great Questions to Ask During an Interview

5 Great Questions to Ask During an Interview

When preparing for an interview, most people focus on preparing answers for questions they might be asked. Equally important is preparing questions that you plan to ask the interviewer. Asking the right questions will make you seem interested and engaged. Here’s a look at five great questions to ask in an interview. Do you think this position will evolve at all over the next three years, and if so, how? Asking this question shows that you’re planning ahead for the long-term. How did you get your start in this business? The answer to this question may spark a conversation that...

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