Monthly Archive for June, 2020

: June, 2020

Prepare for interviews by using two key principles

As a job interview draws near, too many candidates often take the view that an interview is a competition of sorts. Instead of focusing on the questions and building rapport, they often try to memorize the “right” answers and think their interview performance will generate a job offer. While there is truth in needing to

Choose words that sell during a job search   

The words you use to describe your experience and interests during a job search can open doors and close them within minutes. The latest eye-tracking study conducted by Ladders indicates that recruiters are spending one more time looking at your resume than in the past, you now have 7.4 seconds to capture interest. Just think

Is it possible to talk too much during an interview?

Job candidates can talk too much during an interview, and often do so without paying much attention to the consequences.  Many times, candidates think an interview is for “getting a job,” and while that would be ideal the goal is really to have a meaningful discussion where the interviewer asks questions for a better understanding

Want to impress an interviewer?  Use these five strategies

The job market is beginning to come back slowly with the unemployment rate falling to 13.3% and that’s good news for job seekers wanting to get back to work.  As the economy starts to rebound, interviewing will resume in-person, on video, and phone. It’s no surprise that candidates who receive job offers stand out among