3 02, 2016

How Your Company Could be “Turning Off” Top Candidates

By | 2017-06-14T17:40:34+00:00 February 3rd, 2016|Hiring, Interview, Management|0 Comments

Hiring the best candidates is about a lot more than having a great opportunity. It’s about more than writing a great job description. It’s about more than being an industry leader with a great company culture. That’s because if your organization brands itself in a negative fashion to candidates during the hiring process, then all [...]

2 12, 2015

Strategies for Tackling Bad Interview Questions

By | 2017-06-14T17:40:35+00:00 December 2nd, 2015|Interview, Job Seeker|0 Comments

Landing a face-to-face interview can be exciting. However, that excitement wears off quickly when you arrive and are asked less than savory questions. In fact, sometimes the questions directed at you are downright bad and perhaps even borderline offensive. If you’re not prepared for such a scenario, it can catch you off-guard and could quickly [...]

7 10, 2015

Top 5 Interview Mistakes That Experienced People Make

By | 2017-06-14T17:40:35+00:00 October 7th, 2015|Interview, Job Seeker|0 Comments

Just because you’ve been in the job market for a while doesn’t mean that you’re immune to making mistakes during the interview process. In fact, you’re as prone to making mistakes as a “newbie” in the marketplace . . . you just make different ones. To help us uncover these mistakes, we’re enlisting the help [...]

16 09, 2015

5 Ways to Prepare for Modern Interviewing Techniques

By | 2017-06-14T17:40:35+00:00 September 16th, 2015|Interview, Job Seeker|0 Comments

Just like everything else, the interviewing process has evolved over the years. Organizations have become more effective at interviewing candidates and identifying the ones that would be the best to hire for their open positions. So what does that mean for you, the candidate? It means that you must prepare for modern interviewing techniques, often [...]

2 09, 2015

5 Tips for Gathering a Great List of References

By | 2017-06-14T17:40:35+00:00 September 2nd, 2015|Interview, Job Seeker, Resume|0 Comments

So you’ve got your resume just the way you want it. And you’re prepared for your phone and face-to-face interviews. But what about your references? References remain an important part of the hiring process for companies. Although they don’t get as much “press” in this modern age of technology, references are a tried-and-true, old school [...]

24 06, 2015

5 Salary Questions You Might Be Asked During Your Interview

By | 2017-06-14T17:40:37+00:00 June 24th, 2015|Interview, Job Seeker|0 Comments

Welcome to the third and final part of our "During Your Interview" series of blog posts. In the first part, we addressed "Top 5 Questions You Must Answer During Your Interview." In the second part, we discussed "3 MORE Mistakes to Avoid During Your Interview." One of the trickiest parts of a face-to-face interview is any discussion [...]

17 06, 2015

3 MORE Mistakes to Avoid During Your Interview

By | 2017-06-14T17:40:37+00:00 June 17th, 2015|Interview, Job Seeker|0 Comments

In today’s highly competitive job market, all it can take is one mistake to derail your candidacy for a prime employment opportunity. That’s because a company’s hiring officials want to feel 100% assured that they’re bringing the right person on board.  Consequently, they often look for reasons not to hire somebody, as opposed to reasons [...]

10 06, 2015

Top 5 Questions You MUST Answer During Your Interview

By | 2017-06-14T17:40:37+00:00 June 10th, 2015|Interview, Job Seeker|0 Comments

Chances are good that you’re not a mind reader, although that ability would come in handy in many situations, not the least of which is a face-to-face interview. While that’s not an option, there are certain things that go through a hiring manager’s mind during the interview, and you can prepare for those things.  That’s [...]

13 05, 2015

THIS is How You Answer ‘Tell Me About Yourself’

By | 2017-06-14T17:40:37+00:00 May 13th, 2015|Interview, Job Seeker|0 Comments

In our previous blog post, we discussed the importance of finishing your face-to-face interview strong and not getting “tackled at the one-yard line.” In this post, we’re going to the very beginning of the interview, and once again using football parlance, we hope to help you not get “tackled at the line of scrimmage.”   [...]