3 Ways to Stay Calm During an Interview

Posted

Congratulations, you’ve got an interview! This is only the beginning of your journey to join the ranks of a new organization, so you want to give the best impression possible. Don’t panic! Start off on the right foot by impressing your interviewer with informed knowledge and professional questions, and your future employer will see the […]

Stand Out by Saying “Thank You” This Way

Posted

When the job interview is over, it’s hard to sit and be patient. The waiting can put distance between you and your goal, and there’s a simple way to fill this gap and maximize your chances: A proper thank you. Your note should be concise, considerate, and characteristic. Here are four tips on how to make […]

Don’t Disqualify Yourself Before the Interview

Posted

It has been said, “To err is human.” This is very true, especially when people are under pressure to get a job. People can be prone to putting their foot in their mouth. They may do or say things that are inappropriate without realizing it. And they may even go so far as to disqualify […]

Do You Hate Small Talk? 5 Tips to Make It Easier

Posted

Small talk is one of those skills that either you are good at it or you feel very awkward. Being socially adept is something that all working professionals can work on. It’s a skill that you don’t have to be born with because it is something you can improve. You might not be able to […]

Is It Acceptable to Text Job Candidates?

Posted

The job market is increasingly filled by younger candidates, those accustomed to using mobile devices practically 24 hours/day and seven days/week. Many younger job candidates are either currently employed full-time, or they are in-between jobs looking for that next great opportunity. But the truth is, they are busy and on-the-go most of the day. If you’ve […]

What You Can Do after a Bad Interview

Posted

After weeks of waiting for a job interview at a dream company, the big day has finally arrived. But, as if you have a curse put on you, everything goes terribly wrong. You wake up with a huge pimple on your forehead, your power suit has a stain on it that went unnoticed until the […]

Why You Shouldn’t Quit Your Job Before You Have a New Job

Posted

In the quest for a better job, very often people are tempted to quit their current job before they have a new one. The thought process is that they will have more time to search for a job and go to interviews. However, not having a job can actually hamper your ability to get one. […]

Are You Aware of the Message Your Body Language Sends in a Job Interview?

Posted

Unless we have a mirror in front of us, it’s impossible to see ourselves in a job interview. Thus, we don’t know how we are behaving or what kind of body language we have. Some people are conscious enough and can completely control their body language. This is a natural trait, but not a universal […]

Effective Phone Interview Tips for Employers

Posted

The use of phone interviews to screen job candidates has become the norm for most hiring managers. With so many more people working remotely, companies find it too expensive to pay for travel for onsite interviews, and the increasing use of mobile apps and web-enabled communication systems – phone interviews make perfect sense. The only problem […]

Hit a Home Run in Your Next Phone Interview

Posted

When you are trying to secure a job, you will likely have to interview in a variety of different ways. This means that not all of your interviews will be face-to-face. You will most likely have to endure at least one phone interview, if not multiple phone interviews, before you obtain the job of your […]