Interview Preparation Requires Practice!

Job Advice Blog

Interview preparation, which requires practice, is often overlooked by job seekers when it comes to finding a job. The root cause for lack of interview preparation is the feeling that since you do the job every day, you feel as if you are comfortable to discuss it in an official interview. The post Interview Preparation Requires Practice! Millennial Corner interview preparation Interviewing Job Search JTL Services Role playing

Overqualified and Interviewing

Office Dynamics

I knew with my experience and overqualifications the interview committee would want to know why I would be willing to take a pay cut and less work responsibilities. Be familiar with names of those interviewing you and department heads you’d work with.

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Questioning The Interviewer!

Job Advice Blog

Picture yourself getting ready for your first ever grown-up job interview. You hear your mother’s voice echo in your head from a few weeks ago when you called … Continue reading Questioning The Interviewer!

How to nail a video interview

Practically Perfect PA

No surprise then that the vast majority of employers now use video as part of their interview process, saying it saves a significant amount of time on face-to-face interviews and gives hiring managers a strong understanding of who will fit in a specific role and company culture.

Interview Preparation Part 2: Nervous Butterflies?

Job Advice Blog

Piggybacking on our last blog’s topic of interview preparation, I’d like to write a little bit about being nervous on an interview. The post Interview Preparation Part 2: Nervous Butterflies? Millennial Corner Uncategorized how to interview interview preparation interview tips JTL Services Nervous Butterflies Nervous on an Interview Raleigh Recruiter

The Proactive Professional: TV Interview!

Eat Your Career

The post The Proactive Professional: TV Interview! Uncategorized Video interviewEarlier this week, I was honored to visit Good Day Colorado (our awesome morning show here in Denver) to talk about my new book, The Proactive Professional. I hope you enjoy it!

How to Improve Your Skype Job Interview

Job Advice Blog

An additional burden has been imposed lately on job candidates because more and more companies are trying to save money by resorting to Skype or video interviewing. Interview Skills by Alex Freund Career Consulting interview tips Job Interview Coaching Skype video interview

The Interview: Why Wasn’t I Chosen

Job Advice Blog

From the interviewer’s vantage point, the selection process is about availability and choices. Interview Skills by Alex Freund career advice Career Transition interview interview preparation job interview Job Interview Coaching

Interview Preparation Part 2: Nervous Butterflies?

Job Advice Blog

Piggybacking on our last blog’s topic of interview preparation, I’d like to write a little bit about being nervous on an interview. The post Interview Preparation Part 2: Nervous Butterflies? Millennial Corner Uncategorized how to interview interview preparation interview tips JTL Services Nervous Butterflies Nervous on an Interview Raleigh Recruiter

Can YOU Control the Interview?

Job Advice Blog

Think what the interview is all about. It’s about the interviewer’s perception regarding your fit into the organization’s culture combined with your ability to perform the job very well. No interviewer is looking for Mr. Average. Interview Skills by Alex Freund Career Development Career Transition hiring manager interview preparation Job Interview Coaching job interview preparation Personal Branding Winning Interview Strategies

The Psychology of the Job Interview

Job Advice Blog

Very few people say they genuinely enjoy job interviews. That makes sense because in the same way that most people dislike taking tests, a job interview is a test. Interview Skills by Alex Freund interview preparation interview techniques interview tips Job Search

Infographic: Skype Interviews

The Small Business Blog

With the rise of outsourcing, it’s becoming increasingly common for companies to interview job applicants using video-calling software such as Skype rather than ever meeting them in person.

How Your Sock Choice Determines First Impressions on an Interview

Job Advice Blog

The Millennial Corner interview tips JTL Services Raleigh Head Hunter Raleigh Recruiter Raleigh Search FirmWe’ve recently seen an increasing trend in today’s popular media: the rise of the so-called “crazy socks.”

How to Ace Your Job Interview

Dumb Little Man

See Also: 6 Interview Hacks That Are Sure To Land You The Job. The best time to show that you are a doer is during an interview. Step 2: Prepare for the Interview. When you finally land that interview, your work is far from done. Knowing how to ace your job interview involves more than planning the right outfit. Research the company’s website, learn about its culture and values and pre-plan any questions you want to ask in the interview.

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Conventional or Behavior-Based Interviewing?

Job Advice Blog

A job interview has been scheduled for you, but do you know what types of questions you’ll have to answer? Interview Skills by Alex Freund career advice Individual Career Counseling interview interview preparation interview tips Winning Interview StrategiesThis is the dilemma most candidates face. Don’t panic. You can prepare for various types of questions, and I’ll give you a few hints later on. Most companies are using one or the other type: [.].

The Art of the Phone Interview

Job Advice Blog

What comes to mind when you think about a phone interview? The post The Art of the Phone Interview appeared first on JTL Services Inc. Millennial Corner interview tips Job Advice JTL Services phone interview Raleigh RecruiterFor most people, the image of just a guy at home sitting at his desk, with his top half wearing a nice suit and tie, bottom half covered only by a pair of American Eagle boxers comes to mind. He’s on his computer when […].

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The Job Interview—Morphed into Something Else

Job Advice Blog

Not too long ago, much-respected blogger Tim Tyrell-Smith of Tim’s Strategy conducted a survey, clearly finding that interviewers’ number one concern is “fit with the company’s culture.” Interview Skills by Alex Freund

Why Are Interviewers So Selective?

Job Advice Blog

Unlike past scenarios, job interviews have become harder and harder. Employers have an abundance of very qualified applicants, many of them working with interview coaches to elevate their interviewing skills. There are many books available to job seekers to read and brush up on interviewing [.]. Interview Skills by Alex Freund Career Coaching by Judi Perkins career counselor interview interview techniques job market Resume

Why You Didn't Get the Second Interview

On The Job

It can be very exciting when you get a call from an employer inviting you for a job interview. But that feeling can quickly disappear when you don't get a call for the second interview. If you fail to get a second interview, you need to consider: You're making rookie mistakes. By the time you've been invited for an interview, the employer believes you've got most of the necessary hard skills for the job. Getting a second interview isn't easy and takes hard work.

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Preparing for a Job Interview

Job Advice Blog

A first impression is a big part of the interview process and probably more than most people think. Everyone gets a first impression when meeting someone and I guarantee you that the interviewer has one and will try to back that up throughout the interview. You can make a good impression at your interview by [.]. Interview Advice by Jeff LeFevre Dress attire Dress for success Interviewing Interviewing advice Jeff LeFevre Job Advice

Interview with a VA: Gayle Bu

Virtual Moxie

Interview With a VA Moxie This month, I talked with the delightful Gayle Bu, who''s been in business as a VA for more than a decade! I hope you enjoy listening as much as we enjoyed talking together! Meet Gayle Bu. .

Interview With a VA: Beatrice Ten-Thye

Virtual Moxie

Interview With a VA This month, I had a great time talking with Beatrice Ten-Thye, and I know you''ll enjoy getting to know her! Meet Beatrice Ten-Thye.

What questions should assistants ask at an interview?

Practically Perfect PA

So you’ve bagged a job interview, you’ve picked your outfit, you’ve researched the company and planned a few answers. You think you’ve done well and might just have got the job when the interviewer says to you… ‘do you have any questions?’…

Interview With a VA: Amy Kazor

Virtual Moxie

Enjoy the interview, and getting to know this bright, talented VA! . Interview With a VA This month, I was fortunate enough to catch up with Amy Kazor, the 2013 AssistU VA of the Year award recipient. Meet Amy Kazor.

Résumé + Interview = A Job

Job Advice Blog

It’s a competition for sure, and only, say, five résumés might be considered for invitations to face-to-face interviews. The Interview Congratulations! Landing Expert is a premier career-coaching service with the objective of preparing job seekers for interviews.

10 ways to sabotage your job interview

Job Advice Blog

Career Coaching by John Hadley help for interview how to interview Interview Advice by Jeff LeFevre interview tipsIf you’re job search isn’t yielding the results you’d like, chances are you’re sabotaging your own efforts. Over the course of 22 years as a recruiter and 3 years as a coach, I have repeatedly seen people get in their own way and not realize it. Here are 11 ways in which you might be [.].

Preparing for the Phone Interview

Job Advice Blog

Many of my clients have asked me to help them prep for a phone interview. The interviewer can’t see you – there is not opportunity to gauge body language or make the same kind of connection. The minute you do your phone interview from your cell is the minute that technology fails you.

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Tony Robinson OBE Interviewed

The Small Business Blog

Find out what Tony has to say about all things micro business by picking up a copy from your local WH Smiths (and then paying for it,… Read the full article here: Tony Robinson OBE Interviewed on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG.

Interview Preparation

Laughing all the Way to Work

I had an interview at 11 in the morning, but I had been so busy with my job, my daughter was getting married and my father was ill in the hospital. I finally decided that they would just have to take me as I was because I didn't have the time to do everything I knew I should be doing to prepare for this interview. They mustn't have noticed my roots or wrinkled suit, or I completely wowed them with my skills and humour, but this definitely was not the way to go to an interview.

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Interviewing is a Two-Way Street

Job Advice Blog

So many of us focus so intently on preparing to answer interview questions that we often neglect to prepare a strong set of questions for the interviewer. To simply not ask any questions during an interview is unforgivable and fortunately most candidates do not commit this job-search sin. General Advice by Michael Farley how to get a job offer how to job interview interview questions job interview job offer Jobs questions for a job interview

This is How You Ace a Phone Interview

On The Job

But for some, it may be the first and the last contact if they’re not prepared to follow proper phone interview etiquette. There are several phone interview etiquette issues you need to think about when preparing for a call from an employer.

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How to Sell Yourself in a Job Interview

Job Advice Blog

The caller is from the company’s human resources department and wants to schedule you for an in-person interview. Interview Skills by Alex Freund Job Advice Job Interview Coaching job interview preparation networking Personal Branding Winning Interview StrategiesSo, finally the phone rings and the caller ID displays the name of a company you sent your résumé to.

Interview questions and answers for assistants part 5

Practically Perfect PA

I’ve written four blog posts on interview questions specific to PAs, EAs and Administrative Assistants and they are all extremely popular so I thought I’d add another ten questions that I have been asked at various interviews over the years and my answers.

How to Answer Weird Interview Questions

On The Job

By now, most job applicants know that when they get an interview, they need to prepare. Some of the most common interview questions go something like this: What are your greatest strengths? I don't like these kinds of interview questions because, well, they're stupid.

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The Solopreneur Interviews Are Back for a Second Run

The Solopreneur Life

T he series of solopreneur interviews, “Featured Soloists,” is back for a second run. Featured Soloists is a series of interviews with solopreneurs. But recently while preparing a solopreneur Flipboard magazine , I went back and read the old interviews.

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Par Chadha Interview on Serial Entrepreneurship

Small Business CEO

Per Chadha interview. Q: In your career you’ve ran and worked with dozens of tech startups – it’s not a small feat. … CEO Leadership Entrepreneurs entrepreneurship interview Par Chadha techpreneurship

Don't Reveal Too Many Personal Details in Interview

On The Job

I've heard many horror stories over the years about job interviews gone wrong. Interviews can be emotional -- you're often excited and nervous -- and that can lead to things slipping out of your mouth that you later will regret.

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Are You Really Good at Job Interviewing?

Job Advice Blog

Job interviewing is an act. Yes, you are the actor, and both sides know the rules: You, who are one of the candidates for the position, are doing your best to convince the interviewer you are the ideal candidate. The interviewer, who is the audience, has choices, is an independent thinker and often skeptic, and [.]. Interview Skills by Alex Freund career advice Individual Career Counseling interview preparation Job Interview Coaching

Job Interview Tips for Mature People

Job Advice Blog

Interview Skills by Alex Freund Career Transition Coaching Individual Career Counseling Mature job seekersTo start with, here are some statistics: Only 28% of workers 55 and older find jobs within one year versus 71% of those aged 25 to 35, reports Career Builder. 63% of workers 55 and older applied for positions at lower levels than their previous jobs. 48% of workers 55 and older found positions at [.].

The Interview Process Needs to Be Understood

Job Advice Blog

Many interviewers don’t know how to interview, and the majority of candidates are not sufficiently prepared for the test. Because that situation is a given, a candidate can improve the chances for hire by better understanding the interview process itself and the emotional aspects of the interview. Interview Skills by Alex Freund career advice interview interview techniques Interview tips by Alex Freund