Interview Tips

Interview Tips (162)

Dec, 2012

4 Questions You Need to Have Answers to Before Your Interview

Questions to AskIn your interview, your success greatly depends on your answers to the interviewer’s questions. A lot of emphasis is put on your responses, and this is why most experts say that you need to prepare for questions that you know will be asked.

Dec, 2012

Three Ways You Can Reduce Interview Anxiety

Interview AnxietyYou have perfected your resume and cover letter writing skills. You don’t have any problems getting interviews, either. Your weakness is that when you get to an interview, all of your poise turns to anxiety.

Don’t worry—here are some tips that can help you deal with that anxiety and be at your best the next time you have an interview.

Dec, 2012

How to Best Answer Why You Got Fired

getting firedThe hardest thing to talk about to a potential employer is being fired from your last job. No employee wants to discuss this with an interviewer, especially when it can affect the hiring decision. It’s natural to be concerned about what the employer might think if he finds out that you got fired, even if the reason for the firing wasn’t entirely your fault. If you find yourself in this situation, it’s important to have a well-prepared answer so the interview can continue smoothly.

Dec, 2012

4 Things to Remember about the Receptionist on Your Next Interview

receptionist importanceEvery time you come in for an interview, it’s not the interviewer who will greet you at the door—it’s the receptionist. The receptionist is the go-to person for everyone in the company who needs help with just about everything, from locating files to knowing whom to talk to when they need something.

Dec, 2012

3 Risks You Can Take in an Interview

Interview risksWhen you’re interviewing for a position that you really like, you take extra caution in what you say or do. You don’t want to jeopardize your chances of landing the job. Everything you say or do is carefully mapped out in your mind from the master plan you created during your rigorous preparation.

Nov, 2012

What Interviewers Want You to Know

Interview TipsEvery job seeker wants to be invited for an interview, but there are times when people focus so much on the job search that they under prepare for the interview. As a result, they end up wasting a golden opportunity.

The unemployment rate today is so high, yet there are a lot of companies with positions that they can’t fill. This can be attributed to employers who can’t find the right people... or maybe it’s because the job seekers fail to impress the interviewer.

Nov, 2012

Tips to Stay Calm in an Interview

Interview AnxietyEveryone feels anxious at one point in their life. For most people, anxiousness starts to creep in before or during an interview. The uncertainty of what will happen scares people. Questions start to pop up in your mind: Am I qualified? Did I prepare enough? Will I give the right answers?

Every professional who has interviewed for a position, be it an entry-level or executive position, would admit that there is a certain level of anxiety. There is always the problem of how to stay calm for your interview.

Nov, 2012

Common Reasons for Phone Interviews

Reasons for Phone InterviewsIn the age of modern technology, there are a lot of ways employers do interviews to find the most qualified candidates. However, even with all of the various ways they do interviews, there is one old-school method that is widely used among employers: phone interviews.

Phone interviews have been done for years for a variety of reasons, but here we will take a look at some of the most common reasons why employer use them.

Oct, 2012

Doing Research on Your Interviewer

Research on InterviewerSo, you’ve got an upcoming interview. If you are at this stage of the job search, be proud of yourself. You are only a few steps away from finishing the job search race. Now, you need to prepare for the last lap for a strong finish.

In preparing for the interview, it will be good to do some research on your interviewer. It will arm yourself with the right information to make a strong impression and, most importantly, give you confidence.

When doing research on your interviewer, here are the things you should look for:

Oct, 2012

Interviewing for a Low-Paying Job

Low-Paying Job Offer

In a tough economy, there are limited options for job seekers. After you’ve been out of a job for a while, your savings are almost gone and bills are piling up. It seems like the best option you have is to interview for a low-paying job. So, what do you do?