interview

  • 11 Things to Notice Around the Office When You Go For a Job Interview

    I found this to be a great article for two different reasons...... First, from a candidate perspective, you want to do as much due diligence on the company you are visiting with as they are doing on you. There is so much more to changing roles than compensation and benefits. Your job, particularly if you are a passive candidate, is to make sure your next change is the right change. Changing for dollars or benefits ...

    Posted at April 15, 2013 | By : | Categories : Career 1 Source News | 0 Comment
  • 8 Interview Clichés to Avoid

    Really like this piece because it is great advice for both an interview and a resumé. Make sure to ask yourself “so what?” related to any information you share. The key is to make an impact. The more specific you can be, the better off you are and the better impression you will make. Good luck and happy hunting! --David Weaver 8 Interview Clichés to Avoid Article from Doostang.com The point of an interview is ...

    Posted at March 25, 2013 | By : | Categories : Career 1 Source News | 0 Comment
  • 4 Ways to Avoid Asking Bad Questions in a Job Interview

    I like this article because it does a great job of summarizing a couple of key interview aspects that are often overlooked – pre interview planning and in interview questions. To me, the most important aspect is the connection that is made between the candidate and the interviewer. Taking the time to do your research in advance of the interview and being prepared to ask insightful questions when you actually have the opportunity to make ...

    Posted at March 6, 2013 | By : | Categories : Career 1 Source News | 0 Comment
  • 10 Good Ways to ‘Tell Me About Yourself’

    I love this article because it gets straight to the heart of the interview process.  Skills, work history and so forth are important but only in terms of getting you to the plate.  Ultimately, the interview is where you have a chance to hit it out of the park.  Being prepared, asking the right questions and engaging the interviewer are all critical to your ability to land the role you really want.  Each of these ...

    Posted at October 18, 2012 | By : | Categories : Career 1 Source News | 0 Comment
  • The Counteroffer: Why and How to Avoid This Losing Proposition

    By Gregory Saukulak - Originally posted on recruitingblogs.com.  To see the original article click here. When an employee informs their supervisors of their resignation, they are sometimes confronted by what is known as a counteroffer - an employer’s “rebuttal” to the resignation in the form of a proposed salary increase or other perceived benefits. Many misinformed professionals have no hesitation in considering a counteroffer. In fact, many will reason that a salary increase in their ...

    Posted at April 26, 2012 | By : | Categories : Career 1 Source News | 0 Comment
  • Phone Interview-How to avoid being screened out

      Telephone interviews are becoming more and more common these days. Travel can be expensive and companies are practicing tighter expense management. The phone interview is now seen as a valuable tool to help in narrowing down the playing field. Job hunters should keep one key thing in mind as they prepare for a phone interview. This is your opportunity to advance to the next step, the face to face interview, so make every second count! ...

    Posted at August 13, 2010 | By : | Categories : Career 1 Source News | 0 Comment
  • Develop Your Personal Brand

    Having a good professional reputation is an obvious key to success, but many people don't take the time to nurture it, or they don't know how. We find it helpful to think about a reputation as a personal brand. Developing your own unique brand is considered not a luxury but an essential for future employability and success. We work with corporate clients in the area of brand development, and we've identified the DNA that makes up ...

    Posted at July 13, 2010 | By : | Categories : Career 1 Source News,Job Search | 0 Comment
  • Top 10 List-Candidate Dumb Answers/Mistakes During Interviews

    Most of us take interviews quite seriously. Some don’t. Being that we talk to quite a few clients and we debrief quite a few candidates after their interviews, we have heard a lot of the “dumb” interview mistakes, but I’m sure we’ve not heard it all. I thought for this article we’d list a few of the “dumb” candidate answers or mistakes we’ve had the opportunity to witness, or hear about. We’ll list it like ...

    Posted at June 13, 2010 | By : | Categories : Career 1 Source News | 0 Comment