Tag Archives: tips for an interview

Feeling a Little Insecure? Rest Assured, You’ve Got This.

Interviewing can be a downright terrifying process making you question if you indeed are qualified and the best candidate for the job – which you know, deep down, that you are. Though the task of both phone interviews and in-person interviews are daunting, a simple rundown of how awesome you are helps to easy those nerves. Feeling

Continue reading

To Ask, or Not to Ask, That is the Question

During an interview, it can be extremely advantageous to ask questions about the company and its culture to determine if the position is really a good fit for you. Just as the interviewer has prepared a set of questions for you, it is always a good idea to do the same for them. This shows

Continue reading

Age Discrimination and How to Curb It

As a young gun, and a particularly young looking job seeker at that, walking into a job interview can lead to questioning looks. What is this 17 year old doing in my office? Are you twelve? What’s going on? First of all, when I’m 50 and look 25 you’re all going to be jealous, but

Continue reading

It’s Not Me. It’s You. Considering Company Culture in Your Job Search

By pairing your paper resume with your video resume, you’re giving employers the opportunity to see who you are as a person, what your personality is like, and how you could potentially fit into the company as an employee. Don’t forget that it’s extremely important for you to give the company a similar sort of

Continue reading

Easily Avoidable Interviewing Mistakes Made By College Students and Recent Grads

I know you’re excited about landing that job interview, but before you go strut your stuff in front of a hiring manager, make sure you’re prepared. I’m not talking about making sure you bring a copy of your resume, cover letter, references, and availability (all of which you should have, by the way); I’m referring

Continue reading

Color me hired: What the Color You Wear for Interviews and Video Resumes Says About You

Searching for a job is a stressful process in and of itself, but on top of the resumes, cover letters, and qualifications, your appearance is still important in making a good first impression! You are essentially marketing yourself to potential employers, so dressing appropriately is a must during the interview process.  You wouldn’t purchase something

Continue reading

So Call Me, Maybe? Tips to Master a Phone Interview

You can relax. It’s only a phone interview, right? Wrong! Just because it is not an in-person interview does not mean that your prospective employer will be going easy on you. This is not a “warm-up” interview. In fact, it is oftentimes the opposite. Employers will typically use phone interviews for job positions with large

Continue reading

3 Interview Questions You Don’t Want To Hem and Haw Your Way Through

Sure, there will probably be two or three unique questions in your interview that you couldn’t have anticipated beforehand. But there’s also that handful of standard questions that employers use in nearly every interview despite the job position. You know which ones I’m talking about: “Why should we hire you?”, “Why do you want this

Continue reading

5 Questions You Should Consider Asking in Your Next Interview

Ok, so you have earned an interview and really want to put your best foot forward in an interview. Eventually there will come to a point where they ask you if you have any questions for them. The last thing you want to answer back is that you do not have any questions. Asking questions

Continue reading