Your interview is the time to show your prospective employer your very best. When first being considered for a job, your interview is very likely where you first meet and make a first impression. A failure to put your best foot forward can affect your ability to succeed as a candidate. While a potential employer is concerned with more than just your appearance, your outfit is going to have the first word.…Continue
Added by Brooke Chaplan on November 6, 2015 at 11:42am — No Comments
The waiting game begins
After a job interview, the toughest thing is to weather the waiting period, which may take months or sometimes, even more. Time goes by and you may not hear a single word from the interviewer who seemed very…Continue
Added by Ben Karter on September 15, 2015 at 6:10am — No Comments
Besides the common notion that your body language affects the way others see you, there is more to it. In one of the popular TED talks of October 2012, Amy Cuddy talks about how body language affects the way…Continue
Added by Ben Karter on August 31, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments
At some point in your career, it’s likely you’ve considered applying for a role a step up from what you’ve been doing. After submitting your resume and cover letter, you’ve been able to secure an interview. Success, the recruiting gods have smiled upon you! Not so fast; if you’re looking to compete…Continue
Added by Catherine Miklaus on August 27, 2015 at 5:20pm — No Comments
Create a good first impression over the phone
Rule no. 1: Find a quiet place to talk to recruiter, fully charge your mobile before the interview, and turn call waiting off. The person on the other line will be able to hear you clearly, and you will be able to hear them. It sounds simple, but wind can be a factor if you take the call outside!
Rule no.2: Be friendly! …Continue
Added by Stacy Carpenter on August 16, 2015 at 2:18pm — No Comments
Curveball interview questions can either be incredibly beneficial or extremely misleading in relaying a candidate’s fit for a position. The success or failure primarily lies in the type of curveball question the hiring manager is asking.
There are generally two types of curveball interview questions: personality-based and brain teasers. Let’s take a closer look at why one type is effective and the other is not.
Jobs in creative fields require a unique skill set. Hiring managers look for specific tools and qualities when filling these positions. While education and experience are important factors, there are a few key characteristics that employers value most highly. Here are three characteristics you should project when interviewing for a creative position.
Hiring managers look for originality in creative employees. They want…Continue
Added by Recruiter Raya on June 26, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments
Using video as a recruiting tool is a relatively new application of webcam technology; however, it is continuing to expand. Many employers are using video chat programs such as Skype and Google Hangouts to conduct video job interviews. Some employers are even…Continue
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As soon as you drop some words in a job interview a light bulb can spring from nowhere and give a signal to the interviewer that you are already not the right person...every word counts!
If you get the Job, we will decide if you are ninja'd enough, wizardry,guru- tastic, or expertise and warriors status enough for you to work…
Added by Or Hillel on April 12, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments
Let's be honest, if we took a look at the technology you're using to interview even 5 years ago, I bet it would look almost the same as it does today. Maybe a new platform or two but essentially the same sh*t, different year, despite the blogging community and a ton of startups who have spent…Continue
Added by Katrina Kibben on March 26, 2015 at 2:47pm — No Comments
Companies with a diverse workforce perform better. A 2009 study by McKinsey shows a connection between gender diversity and financial performance of a company: a company in which the management is gender diverse (more than 30% women in top management of the company), for example, had a 53 % better EBIT margin. So far so good.
So how do you get a more diverse workforce? Well, you probably already know it: it all depends on fair personnel selection. Fairness…Continue
Added by Corinna Litera on March 16, 2015 at 5:55am — No Comments
No matter where you are in your job search, you will wish you had known these quick interview prep tips sooner. …we just wish we could have told you sooner.
Added by Recruiter Raya on March 12, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments
Added by Avika Shah on February 21, 2015 at 1:33am — No Comments
As a job seeker you must understand the importance of asking questions during an interview. During that point in the interview when you are asked, “Do you have any questions for me”, it’s imperative that you respond with a “yes”, and proceed with asking your questions. It will show that you are interested in the position and want to know more detail about the position than what the job description provided. Also remember that an interview is a two way street – you want to make sure that the…Continue
Added by Priya N on February 21, 2015 at 12:30am — No Comments
With the proliferation of articles out there on interviewing, you’d be tempted to assume that interviewing a new client is easy, or at least a skill that every hiring manager has down pat. Even seasoned recruiters and HR professionals have trouble occasionally with interviews. In my position, I see lots of behind the scenes data about interviewing, particularly screening…Continue
Added by Julie Salerno on February 19, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments
5 Reasons You’re Not Hired Yet
Looking for a new job or a career change is exciting but certainly challenging in these economic times. Many applicants submit their resumes to a variety of positions and never hear from any of the companies. This can be dispiriting, but don’t let it get to you. Here are five common reasons you are not getting interviews and job offers:
1. Your resume is unprofessional. Printing a resume on pink, scented paper is…Continue
Added by Priya N on February 11, 2015 at 5:18am — No Comments
Added by Avika Shah on January 31, 2015 at 2:26am — No Comments
Last week we introduced our monthly webinar series Hiring Hacks. Our first topic was “How to: Use Video to Speed up Your Interview Process” where presenters dove into the ways to make your recruiting pipeline both speedy and effective. We’ve outlined the key takeaways of the webinar and shared the recorded version below.
There’s no getting lost when you have a clear roadmap. The same applies…Continue
Added by Casey Marshall on January 30, 2015 at 12:42pm — No Comments