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Don’t Forget to Follow-Up on that Job Interview!

Don’t Forget to Follow-Up on that Job Interview!

Many candidates avoid following-up on an interview for fear of appearing needy or annoying, but when done correctly – a follow-up note can be a great opportunity to show how qualified and enthusiastic you are for the position. Some Tips to Consider When Following-up with a Job Interview Ask for their timeline during the interview. […]

Are You Really Prepared for that Job Interview?

Are You Really Prepared for that Job Interview?

As someone who has worked in the human resources industry for years, it always surprises me how few people actually prepare for interviews. After sitting in on more interviews than I could count, it has become glaringly obvious that most people would rather not do the work – a red flag in any hiring managers […]

What to Write in a Post-Interview Thank You Note

What to Write in a Post-Interview Thank You Note

Recent studies suggest as many as 50% of candidates do not send a Thank You note after being interviewed. While this is a missed opportunity on their part, use this number to your advantage. Give yourself the edge over other candidates by promptly sending a Thank You note after being interviewed. Whether you choose to […]

Interview Postmortems: Questions You Should Ask Yourself After Every Job Interview

Unfortunately, nothing prepares your for a job interview like a another interview. This is why hiring experts recommend you interview as often as possible in order to prepare yourself for that dream opportunity – once it finally comes along. Get the Most Out of Your Last Interview Experience When auditing your most recent interview, it’s […]

Thriving on Phone Interviews

Thriving on Phone Interviews

Phone interviews are frequently used by companies to save time by pre-qualifying your interest and expertise. The following are some recommendations to ensure your next phone interview is successful for you.

Job Interview Question: Tell Me About A Time You Failed

Job Interview Question: Tell Me About A Time You Failed

“It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure” — Bill Gates We’ve all have personal failures at work: be it cutting corners to accommodate deadlines, missing deadlines altogether, or allowing small details to get in the way of the bigger picture. Whatever the reason, its important to […]

Job Interview Question – Why Did You Leave?

Job Interview Question – Why Did You Leave?

What are the right ways and wrongs ways to tell a perspective employer why you left your old job? The Inevitable Job Interview Question: “Why Did You Leave (Are Planning To Leave) Your Last Position?” and How to Deal With It. This is a question that you can almost count on being asked at your […]

How To Answer “Tell Me About Yourself?”

How To Answer “Tell Me About Yourself?”

Walk into any interview, and you’re likely to hear this question: “Tell me about yourself?”

The Impromptu Phone Interview – What do you do?

The Impromptu Phone Interview – What do you do?

What do you do when the phone rings and they want to do a phone interview on the spot. Thinking about this ahead of time can give you the edge. The phone rings just as you are about to sit down for dinner, but this time it’s not a pesky telemarketer – it’s a company […]

Ten Tips for a Great Interview

Ten Tips for a Great Interview

Nail the interview with these ten great tips. There are 10 easy ways to help make your job interview go smoothly. Review these steps, practice and relax. After all, what is the worst thing that can happen? For many people the worst thing that can happen is “rejection” – not getting an offer. Try to […]