Interviews allow hiring influencers to decide if you’ll be a good fit for the open position, and for the organization. They’re a high-stakes marketing presentation selling YOU. So, you can have all the right skills, the best education, and great experience, but a poor presentation can distract from and even diminish the perceived value of […]
An Executive Recruiter is often the first gatekeeper to the position you want and to the organization you want to join. Even if you don’t get the first position the two of you speak about, once you’ve met with an Executive Recruiter and made a positive impression, you become an active player on the field […]
We’ve all done it, that pep-talk in the car before you go into an interview. Why not make your car-talk a positive and effective one? Start when you leave the house, get serious about it when you arrive and park, and finish up as you’re walking into the building. Be prepared. This is a must […]
How can you prepare for a job interview well enough that you have the holy grail, a no-blank interview where you answer every question without a single blank, frozen silence? Practice and perspective! Practice Rehearse your elevator pitch. Practice introducing yourself and mentioning the characteristics that make you a great match for the job. Research. […]
Body Language IS the non-verbal job interview. 10 great tips for body language that says great things about you!
Use a simple formula to know exactly what to say when asked to “Tell me about yourself!” in a job interview, or anywhere else for that matter!
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Every hiring influencer and job candidate is concerned with good fit. How do you know if it’s a good fit? Connection.
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Many companies, especially in the IT industry, are using Skype interviews for preliminary assessments of candidates. It’s a job interview like any other, with a few added technical and environmental concerns. With some preparation and practice, you’ll ace your Skype interview and make a great first impression. Prepare your tech Make sure you have downloaded, […]
Knowing first impressions are crucial, you expend effort to polish your resume, develop a memorable handshake, choose a power suit, practice answers for interviews, but what about the right smile? The right smile is just as important as the right suit. Psychologists and social scientists have categorized at least 50 different types of smiles. Academic […]
The mirroring technique can go a long way to enhance your rapport in a job interview.
Your resume worked and you got an interview. Now you have to work hard to make that in person impression.
Would you hire a person who portrays negativity? No, chances are you would hire for positivity, engagement and enthusiasm.
At the interview, they are the decision maker, but on the job, you are the decision maker. Show why you’re the right leader for this position.
It is not just your answers that will win you a job. Rapport is another important psychological factor that impacts a hiring decision.
There is no such thing as a perfect interview, yet some conversations are worse than others. How to clear your mind and advance your candidacy.
The higher up the ladder you go, the more likely you are to have multiple job interviews. Here are a few things to keep in mind.
While it’s understandable to be nervous before a job interview, you don’t want your nerves to affect your success.
Once your job interview is scheduled and you’re clear about the details, here are five places to research a potential employer.