Most people aren't expert interviewers. You aren't supposed to be good at interviewing. If you have had enough interviews where you feel like you have become a pro, most likely you are falling short on preparing appropriately for the process. Below are five critical steps you should always follow when preparing for the interview. 1) Prepare a list of common interview questions … [Read more...] about Job Interview Preparation Techniques
Archives for November 2011
Avoid the Horrors of Job Interview Rejection
We’ve all heard the same general rules that apply for interviewing, yet time and time again, jobs are lost on some very basic interview mistakes. Here are 3 basic interview guidelines that should NEVER be ignored. 1) You are what you wear. Too many people make common mistakes when it comes to their appearance. When it comes to interviewing, there is one simple thing to keep in … [Read more...] about Avoid the Horrors of Job Interview Rejection
Secrets of the Phone Interview
In the age of Skype, videoconferencing, and social media technology, it is surprising that phone interviews still exist. However, the reality is that most job interviews begin with a phone interview typically with a company human resources representative. Below are a few tips to avoid some common pitfalls: 1) Set-up a proper interview space ahead of time. Find a quiet location … [Read more...] about Secrets of the Phone Interview
How do I Get a Second Job Interview?
In today's competitive job market, it is important for candidates to position themselves in the best way possible. Put your best foot forward. With hiring processes that can have multiple interview steps, it is important that a candidate is diligent in following through. Interview attire is something that matters, even for an IT call center job interview. Candidates should … [Read more...] about How do I Get a Second Job Interview?
How to Build a Winning Resume
Building a winning resume always starts with a job focus/target job. If you don't know specifically what job you are looking for, it will be difficult to build a targeted resume. Before you start, answer the following questions: What job are you looking for? What skill sets are important to this job? Got it? Great! On to the components of your resume design. UPDATE: IT Resume … [Read more...] about How to Build a Winning Resume