The competition is high in the job market so standing out from the crowd can take some skill. Luckily, recruiters have revealed some key factors that can improve your odds of landing an interview.
Being prepared for a job interview is key to success. That’s why it is important to practice answering difficult interview questions, like, “Why are you leaving your current job?” This is a typical question asked during interviews, so preparing beforehand will ensure a proper, professional answer, even if you have already moved on.
You made it through the interview, congrats! Now the fun part comes…. waiting.
We all know, to be a successful candidate in an interview you need to be prepared. And being prepared includes having a list of questions that show your interest in the company. But, there are some red flag questions that interviewees should avoid asking at the risk of blowing it all.
Your resume landed you the interview and now it’s time to really shine. Interviewers are listening to every word you say, good or bad, and there are certain words and phrases that could cost you the job.
Welcome to our candidate focused weekly blog. This week we are focused on the interview, how to prep for it and what to do afterward.
- Ever walked out of an interview feeling like you got the job, but then didn’t hear back? Assuming the worst is the last thing you want to do. Companies work on different timelines than candidates and can have various reasons for a delay. [AOL Jobs]
- In this day and age, it’s important to prepare for oddball questions and interview curveballs. Helpful prep tips include: sharing ideas that can be implemented right away, trading the fluff for straight-forward conversation and gaining first hand experience with a company’s product. And while you’re at it, make sure that you prepare relevant stories of moments where you persevered. For example, write down real-life examples that can answer the following question: “Can you tell me about a time when you almost gave up, how you felt about that, and what you did instead?” [Mashable & INC] Continue reading
Interviewing for a new position can be intimidating. A few pointers can make the difference between a relaxed fruitful interview and a terrifying experience that reduces your chances of becoming a “new employee”. Continue reading