It’s a big accomplishment when you land an interview, but it can head south quickly if you make these common interview mistakes.
An impressive resume and stellar cover letter can be tossed in minutes if a candidate shows poor body language during an interview.
A first impression is so important, especially when trying to land a job but there are plenty of things job seekers do that can really grind the gears of HR managers.
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