Topic: job interview

How To Succeed In Any Job Interview

How To Succeed In Any Job Interview

In the current job climate, landing a job is nothing short of challenging. Job seekers are spending their time hunting down the best openings, crafting the perfect resume, shining up their professional image, and making their way through the application process. But one of the most intense aspects of getting hired comes when interviewing for the position. How can candidates ensure their interviewing success? More »

How Not To Blow The Interview Your Job Search Landed You

How Not To Blow The Interview Your Job Search Landed You

The job search is tedious, time consuming, exhausting, and a bunch of other things we don’t even want to bring up. The feeling of receiving an invitation to interview can leave you both overjoyed and overwhelmed. With growing fears of prolonged gaps of unemployment, especially for older job seekers, developing a job search strategy that really works means there’s no room to blow your chances of getting hired during your interview.
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4 Tips For The Interview Follow-Up

4 Tips For The Interview Follow-Up

So you impressed HR with your resume and landed an interview with the hiring manager and a few select employees. You met with the group, and you’re so confident in your performance that you’d be surprised if the company doesn’t erect statues depicting your glory.

But a few weeks have gone by and you haven’t heard a thing. What happened? You failed proper interview follow-up etiquette. More »

Enlightning Study Shows Why You Shouldn’t Hire The Most Beautiful Person

Enlightning Study Shows Why You Shouldn't Hire The Most Beautiful Person

A study today out of London found that three fifths of people form their opinion of someone within just five seconds of meeting them and more than a third said appearance was everything when forming first impression. Almost half of Britons revealed that appearance is the most important factor to consider in an interview situation – over experience or qualifications. A third of respondents admitted to judging a colleague on their first day of work based on the clothes they were wearing. This means that when hiring people we tend to lean towards the more attractive. But you may want to be careful of this because another new study says that “gorgeous” people are often less outgoing, less friendly and self obsessed and maybe not an ideal employee. More »