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.
Job searching is tough business and many people can get worn out. While more jobs are being created, there are also more candidates competing for those jobs. Common job search roadblocks can make you feel like you’re going nowhere fast, often hindering the search. Don’t let these moments get in the way moving in the direction of your goals.
Emily Coates of ExFed.com, a blog for former federal employees has valuable information for interview candidates.
Last week we were a speaker at the Military Officer’s Association of America (MOAA) Job Seminar, an event we always love attending. One of our fellow speakers at the event talked about power positioning during an interview and recommended a couple of techniques: sit in an open position, keep your hands on top of the table and don’t sit right across the interviewer (move your chair a bit off center). Continue reading