All Blog Posts Tagged 'interview' (349)

How to Win Job Interviews When You're a 100% Introvert

Your resume is a work of art. Your cover letter is perfect. And no one fits this job better than you.

But here goes the problem:

You're a 100% introvert who, put it nicely, doesn't like ongoing interactions, greetings, handshakes, questions, and being the center of attention. In other words, you can't stand anything related to successful job interviews.

Yes, it's tough. It's stressful, challenging, and terrifying. But no matter how introverted you are, you won't be able…

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Added by Lesley J. Vos on September 13, 2017 at 6:24am — No Comments

Business up top, party downstairs. The trials and tribulations of video interviews!

If you’re a good sales person… you should probably know how to sell your most important product. Yourself!

Employers are looking for someone to represent their brand, and you will become that brand. So nailing this at interview stage is so important. When it comes to selling…

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Added by FMC Global Talent on August 23, 2017 at 6:55am — No Comments

Post Job-Interview Tips

So, you have been working closely with a recruiter over the past few weeks to find your next career opportunity. Your CV has been updated, formatted and sent out to clients, you have been put forward for specific roles and finally you have the interview date! You…
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Added by Charlotte Barrington on August 17, 2017 at 11:20am — No Comments

Is Your Top Interviewee Really The Best Person For The Job?

In today’s job market, most candidates for any given position in a salesforce are highly qualified. Many also have extensive resumes and experience. Some may even demonstrate exceptional interviewing skills, but it is very difficult to tell within the span of a few conversations how this person will perform on the job. In the world of sales, it’s the nuances that tend to make or break the productivity of a taskforce, and in the…

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Added by Angela Smith on May 25, 2017 at 7:15am — No Comments

#DidYouKnow: Pre-Employment personality testing goes back as far as 206 BC!

Pre-employment personality testing dates as far back as China's Han Dynasty (206 BC – 220 AD), but what we consider modern cognitive testing began in France during the 1800s.



Pre-employment assessments gained popularity in the late 1800s for U.S. government…

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Added by Chrissy Nicholas Dooley on May 12, 2017 at 12:13pm — No Comments

How to Prepare for Your Next Interview and Successfully Land the Job

Looking for a new job can be a stressful time in your life, only to be compounded when you actually get called in for an interview. All the confidence in the world cannot substitute for being prepared and presenting yourself well. Do that and the process will go much…

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Added by Rachelle Wilber on March 15, 2017 at 12:00pm — No Comments

The Best Way to Resign ...And Deal With a Counteroffer!

You’ve done it. You’ve landed yourself a great offer at an exciting new company that will challenge and inspire you to achieve greatness. You’ve deliberated the pros and cons of a new career choice, and know you’re heading to greener pastures. The details…

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Added by Rick Girard on February 27, 2017 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Hiring Managers Aren't Fluent In Interviewing

The interview is a culmination of efforts, not the kick off. It’s a result of the hiring team’s hard work, patience and persistence. It’s a key step toward making a hire and closing that req. And, for some reason, we throw interviewers and hiring managers in with 0 training.

The fact is that interviews are two-way. You’re making…

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Added by Katrina Kibben on January 18, 2017 at 10:20am — No Comments

Dress For Success: Fine Appearance Details To Address Before An Interview

You submitted your resume and cover letter and you’ve been selected for an interview. Now is your time to shine and show your interviewer that you’re the best person for the job. One element many people overlook when preparing for an interview is their appearance. You only have one chance to make a first impression, and your attire and grooming can be the difference between getting the job or not. Keep these…

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Added by Brooke Chaplan on January 11, 2017 at 12:50pm — 1 Comment

Comprehensive Questioning - the Road to Interview Mastery

Interviewing is an art form.

By leveraging the right interviewing tactics, you can determine who the best of the best applicants really are and who should be put on hold.

Naturally, in the world of recruiting, few things are as…

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Added by Jeff Mitchell on October 28, 2016 at 5:01pm — No Comments

Bad Interview Techniques And How To Avoid Them

Some people naturally give better interviews than others, but the interview stage of recruitment is arguably one the most important. Candidates are usually well informed and, if they are any good, they will have done their research. They will have prepared…

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Added by Tonisha Parra on August 29, 2016 at 3:13am — No Comments

Bad Interview Techniques And How To Avoid Them

Some people naturally give better interviews than others, but the interview stage of recruitment is arguably one the most important. Candidates are usually well informed and, if they are any good, they will have done their research. They will have prepared…

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Added by Tonisha Parra on August 29, 2016 at 3:00am — No Comments

Ace that interview!

Interviews are a nerve racking experience but try not to let them be. This is your opportunity to shine and show your potential employer what you can do. These tips will help you succeed:

  1. Prepare. Ask questions about format so you know what to expect.
  2. Look smart, 1st impressions count.
  3. Smile, be polite and greet everyone you meet in a way you want to be remembered. 
  4. Do your research. 
  5. Interview prompts give you time to think.
  6. Answer…
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Added by Fairman Consulting on July 26, 2016 at 4:49am — No Comments

Hiring @Hotjar—How constant optimizations result in a genius hiring process

Back in 2014, David Darmanin was frustrated with a lack of an all-in-one, affordable CRO (conversion rate optimization) solution. So he brought a team together to build that dream tool. The result is Hotjar. By now, Hotjar has gained worldwide traction…

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Added by Hagi Trinh on June 29, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments

How To Avoid Gender Bias In The Hiring Process With Technology

Make a game about time travel and talking lizards, nobody objects. Make a game about the gender gap, “This is unrealistic!” — Mauro Vanetti

The amount of hate Mauro Vanetti received for his…

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Added by Hagi Trinh on June 3, 2016 at 6:30am — No Comments

Any Advice For My Upcoming Marketing Internship Interview?

I think the number one thing you need to do is have confidence in yourself. Do your research, believe in what you know and go in there and kill the interview. Good luck!

Added by Quintin Ford on May 21, 2016 at 2:26am — No Comments

Avoiding a toxic worker provides more benefit than finding and retaining a superstar

You want to hire the best people. Always.

But the next time you try to project a “superstar” in your job description, think again.

In a Harvard Business School publication called “Toxic Workers,” Michael Housman and Dylan Minor…

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Added by Hagi Trinh on April 19, 2016 at 5:30am — No Comments

Stumped by a Job Interview Question? Here’s What to Do.

You can prepare for an interview day and night and still get stumped by a question during the interview process.  That’s okay, you are not alone it happens to many prepare and qualified individuals. There are some questions that you just are not prepared for and they seem to come out…
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Added by Pharice Brown on April 8, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Too Many People Suck At Interviewing



Interviewing is a lot harder than it looks. Think about the context. I'm going to put you in a room with a stranger. All you know about them is from what they put on this poorly phrased piece of weighted, tan paper. In 30 minutes when someone returns to save you, you're not only supposed to get to know them but also figure out if they're going to be successful. 

Right. That'll…

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Added by Katrina Kibben on April 4, 2016 at 12:02pm — No Comments

Tips on How to Answer the Top 10 Job Interview Questions

1. Can you tell me about yourself?

 

This can be one of the most terrifying questions of all time, not to mention the most challenging to answer as well. As a candidate for a specific position, when this question is asked you are quick to wonder what the interviewer wants to know. What could be…

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Added by Pharice Brown on March 30, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments

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