The basic idea is that during a job interview you want to be presenting yourself in the best light possible. Any utterance that makes you seem frivolous could cost you the job.
Once you know the details of your telephone interview (company, hiring manager, etc.) it’s time to do your homework. Now is the time to find out every detail possible, from what the company does, how they do it and why.
Bringing up salary and/or health care benefits (or benefits of any kind) during a primary interview is like going for a good night kiss at the beginning of a first date; most people generally aren’t receptive to it.
One of life’s biggest nerve-wracking experiences is the job interview. It doesn’t matter whether you have a panel in front of you or the interview is a casual affair in a coffee shop, it can set even the most steadfast person on edge. What’s even more nerve-wracking is interviewing for a computing role.
Whether your dream job is trading stocks on Wall Street or an adventurous job in Alaska, you need to know as much as you can to successfully complete each round of your interview.
If you’ve ever searched for a job, you know that you will be asked many different questions. One question you can be sure will come up is “why did you leave your last job?” or, if still employed, “why do you want to leave?”.
Assuming you understand the importance of a professional appearance and how critical it is to do your homework about a company before the day of your interview, here’s a look at some tips to utilize to maximize your chances of landing that dream job.
There have been many times when a job seeker was caught unprepared with a long application to fill out at the interview location. Come equipped with all the information you could possibly need concerning employment history, your previous addresses, dates of military service, etc.
During an interview, there is the occasional blindside or question that you’re also secretly dreading. These questions aren’t included just to terrify you, however, and there are ways to answer them without being reduced to a gibbering wreck.
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Let’s take a look at some of the most common reasons people don’t get called back after interviews. We’ll also give you a few tips to help you ace interviews the next time around.
We should all be aware of our non-verbal cues—especially during the interview. By paying as much attention to our body language as we do to our interview answers, we will make sure our body is sending the right answers.
Job interviews are one of the most stressful situations. And given the difficulty of scoring an interview, you want to make the right impression as soon as you meet the hiring manager.
Many things can go wrong in an interview, but you can avoid things during an interview that might boost your chances over the competition and help you come in and out stronger.
The interview process — most of us have walked down this road before. And although the interview itself brings about emotions of sheer terror, it is often the prescreening interview that can make or break whether we get that next job.
Practice makes perfect, and that includes job interviews. How many times have you been asked that tought question and didn’t have a good answer?
“Why should we hire you?” is a common question that is often asked during an interview (as are the variations – Why are you the best candidate, How would you fit into our team, etc.).
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