Preparing for an Assistant video interview

Practically Perfect PA

The vast majority of recruitment agencies and employers now use video as part of their interview process, because it saves time and money on the early stages of the interview process.

2019 213

8 Interview Tips For Introverts

Dumb Little Man

The thought of talking spontaneously to total strangers brings sweaty beads of nervousness on the forehead, and interviews are just as much of a challenge, if not more of a challenge. Know the core responsibilities of your post and amaze the interviewer with your quick replies.

Why Interviews Matter (And How To Make Them Better)

Dumb Little Man

How can you improve the hiring process better and conduct better interview? Interviews have become little more than googling questions and answers back at each other. Better Interviews Build Better Teams. Asking better questions is also crucial in better interviews.

2019 176

How to Get Out of Work For An Interview [10+ Fireproof Excuses]

Dumb Little Man

The company wants to invite you for an in-person interview. You don’t want your boss to know you’ve been going to interviews on company time. Now, don’t stress as you’re about to learn how to get out of work for an interview.

2019 168

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 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

10 Answers You Should Know Before Your Job Interview

Dumb Little Man

Passing a job interview is not as easy as before. Today, you need to do more than just offer a firm handshake to your interviewer, make eye contact, and nod pleasantly now and then. Remember, the job interview is a two-way discovery process.

2018 262

Tips for Mastering an Online Video Job Interview

Dumb Little Man

You’ve got an online job interview coming up! Here’s a handy list of online job interview tips to give yourself the best chance of success. You may be quite attached to your “gamewizard96” address from back in the day, but don’t be dusting it off for a job interview.

2019 171

Why You Didn't Get a Second Interview

On The Job

It can be pretty demoralizing not to get a second interview, especially since you believe you did so well in your initial interview. Those are some of the things that you can't control and so you can't sweat not getting a second interview.

2019 176

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!

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

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!

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 to Write the Interview Thank-You Note

Business Writing

My daughter's friends in college are interviewing for internships and permanent positions. Days after their interviews some of them ask, "Should I have sent a thank-you?" To them I say, Yes! And this blog post will help them--and you--write it.

2019 141

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.

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

Should You Follow Up After an Interview?

On The Job

You may be feeling great after a job interview and believe a job offer is just around the corner. Did you say something wrong in the interview? First, the hiring manager is probably interviewing other candidates, which is pretty common.

2019 163

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

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

Questioning The Interviewer!

Job Advice Blog

Picture yourself getting ready for your first ever grown-up job interview. The post Questioning The Interviewer! Millennial Corner Interview Advice by Jeff LeFevre interview questions interview tips Interviewing JTL Services Nick LeFevre Raleigh RecruiterYou’re in your late teens or early twenties, you’ve got some college experience under your belt, and you’re wearing the best formal-wear a college student can afford.

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?’…

Research: Brainteaser Interview Questions are Harmful

On The Job

I've never been a fan of "crazy" interview questions, such as asking: "If were a salad dressing, which kind would you be and why?" In their study, researchers gave working adults traditional interview questions such as "Are you a good listener?"

2019 163

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.

2018 145

Must Read Tips for Skype Interviews

Dumb Little Man

With modern technology, being in the office isn't always a necessity for the interview process. Skype and similar web-conferencing tools allow interviewers to connect with candidates throughout the world.

Interview Tips: What Not To Say During Your Next Job Interview

Dumb Little Man

Your interview can help you secure the position of your dreams, or it can also sabotage your efforts by saying the wrong things. Here are a few topics you should never discuss during an interview: Read more ».

2014 285

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.

The Art of the Phone Interview

Job Advice Blog

What comes to mind when you think about a phone interview? He’s on his computer when … Continue reading The Art of the Phone Interview → Millennial Corner interview tips Job Advice JTL Services phone interview Raleigh Recruiter

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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.

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. .

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: [.].

Interview With a VA: Monique Cunningham

Virtual Moxie

Enjoy the interview and getting to know her! Interview With a VA This month, I caught up with Monique, who is a talented partner to her clients as a VA and Infusionsoft guru. Meet Monique Cunningham.

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

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.

The Best Way to End a Job Interview

On The Job

This has always been the question I ask last in an interview, and it usually produces some great results. The reason I ask it is because I wouldn't be doing my job as a journalist if I didn't do everything I can to conduct a thorough interview. "Is there anything else you'd like to add?"

2019 170

Interview with a VA: Jude Rush

Virtual Moxie

This month''s interview is with Jude Rush, a talented Certified Professional Virtual Assistant from Rochester, NY. Interview With a VA Moxie I had a great time talking with Jude, and hope you''ll enjoy getting to know her a bit better! Meet Jude Rush. .

Have a Successful Job Interview with These Four Steps

Ian's Messy Desk

You’ve landed an interview. With these 4 P’s, you’ll increase your chances of a successful interview. Preparation is the first step toward a good interview. Knowing your profile and what you want will give you more confidence and demonstrate to the interviewer you are purposeful and reflective—skills employers want employees to have. Keep those things in mind during your interview and take opportunities to demonstrate how you will meet them.

Interview Questions and Answers for PAs, EAs and Admins Part 6

Practically Perfect PA

In my last blog I wrote about interview questions regarding career development and a few example answers. These questions can be a little scary but I actually think they are easier to answer than standard interview questions.

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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

5 Interview Mistakes That Can Get In The Way of Your Dream Job

Dumb Little Man

Being called in for that exciting first job interview causes a whirlwind of emotions — excitement, nervousness, and fear. The first impression is the only impression that matters on this interview, so what should you avoid? See Also: How to Ace Your Job Interview.

2018 202

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.

2015 162

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.”

2016 196

Interview Questions and Answers for PAs, EAs and Administrators Part 3

Practically Perfect PA

I’ve written two blog posts on interview questions specific to PAs, EAs and admin assistants and they have both proved to be very popular so I thought I’d add another ten questions that I have been asked at various interviews over the years and my answers for them.

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