The Best Assistant Interview Tips

Office Dynamics

In this blog, we will cover a few resume and… Career Management Etiquette Interpersonal Skills Networking Self Development interview advice interview tips resumeAre you in the market for a new job? You’re not alone. Recent events have led to a rise in job seekers, which means more competition. So, how do you stand out in a saturated market in which employers are receiving resumes by the minute?

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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. In our recent interview with Hayley Lawrence, PA for the Regional General Manager on Necker Island, she told us that she had to submit […].

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How to Prepare for a Successful Zoom Interview

Dumb Little Man

Live video interviews are becoming increasingly common in a job search today. Whether it takes over Skype or Zoom, don’t be surprised if you are invited in a live video interview. As today’s pandemic has hit, remote job interviews are becoming a trend.

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Improve Hiring Success with Behavioural Interview Questions

Ian's Messy Desk

The post Improve Hiring Success with Behavioural Interview Questions appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. Behavioural-descriptive interviewing is an approach that looks at past behaviour as a predictor of future performance. The goal of the interview process is to predict future job performance based on a candidates responses from previous specific behaviours, which illustrate desired competencies through careful probing.

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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

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. I understand that meeting new people and conversing costs you a lot of energy, but you cannot keep skipping those interviews just because you don’t like to open up. That said, given below are a few tips that should help you release all that tension and excel in your upcoming interview.

Podcast Episode 26: Interview at Lifelong Learning

Simple Productivity Blog

Joshua Galinato of Galiway.Blog and Lifelong Learning podcast interviewed me about productivity, burnout and deliberate living. He has been gracious in allowing me to share the interview with my audience.

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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. For PAs and EAs in particular, where success in the role is just as much down to personality and “fit” as it is to hard skills, video as an interview tool makes a lot of sense.

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.

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! appeared first on Eat Your Career.

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. Let the interviewer know you’re looking for job stability and that you aren’t planning to use this job as a temporary stopping point in your quest for a better position. Remember, the job interview is a two-way discovery process.

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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! → Millennial Corner Interview Advice by Jeff LeFevre interview tips Interviewing JTL Services Nick LeFevre Raleigh Recruiter

Podcast 138: Interview with Elaine Birchall

Clutter Coach

This is podcast 138 and, as promised, it’s my interview with Canadian social worker Elaine Birchall, who’s worked for 18 years helping hoarders. by Listen or subscribe here: iTunes ? Stitcher ?. Soundcloud ? YouTube ? Google Play ? iHeartRadio You can leave a review here! ?. She has a book out called Conquer the Clutter. We talk about the three criteria of hoarding, the TV show Hoarders and the paths to becoming a hoarder.

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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 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 CoachingThat principle applies to many things the rest of us do, too, throughout the day.

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.

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. When you can add comments during the interview that show you have knowledge of a mission statement or current project it indicates your interest and you’d be invested in the position/company even if you are overqualified. Be familiar with names of those interviewing you and department heads you’d work with.

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. As if it’s not already difficult to prepare for and undergo an interview, nowadays one has to be an actor on camera on top of that. Interview Skills by Alex Freund Career Consulting interview tips Job Interview Coaching Skype video interview

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. Be sure to confirm all the details with your interviewer in advance of the call. This should include his username, the time, duration, and materials to be prepared for the interview.

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Podcast 115: Interview with Gretchen Rubin

Clutter Coach

This is podcast 115 and it’s my interview with Gretchen Rubin, author of the brand new book Outer Order, Inner Calm. ” I’m excited because this is the first time I’ve done an interview for the podcast and it turned out great. And here’s the interview by Listen or subscribe here: iTunes ? Stitcher ?. Soundcloud ? YouTube ? Google Play You can leave a review here! ?.

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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?’… When I go for a job interview I make sure that every aspect of the job has been covered. The post What questions should assistants ask at an interview?

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. According to one survey from OfficeTeam , as many as 60 percent of companies now conduct some or all of their interviews via Skype.

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

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.

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. In addition to having a solid resume and dressing professionally, you should be aware of what you should and shouldn't say during your interview in order to leave a potential employer with a good impression. Here are a few topics you should never discuss during an interview: Read more ».

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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.

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 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.

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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: 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 SearchEven those who feel confident about their professional past, are up-to-date with job requirement skills, and do not possess many potential liabilities still fear facing the [.].

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.

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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. When a recruiter says he’d like you to come in and do the interview, you’ll want to slap an S on your chest and jump right on it. How many interview rounds will I have to go through?

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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. .

Warmth or Competence: What Job Interviews Are Looking For

Dumb Little Man

She smiles nervously, but warms to the interview quickly. The interviewer goes into ‘avoidance’ mode, trying to get away from the threat in front of them. We think of job interviews as all about demonstrating competence. See Also: 8 Interview Tips For Introverts. Let’s test this with an interview question: “Tell us about yourself”. The ‘perfect’ job interview isn’t one where you read off your resume. Anecdotes can be easily abused in interviews.

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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

An Interview with the Office Dynamics Team

Office Dynamics

She enjoys helping others discover key steps toward their career focus, job search, or self-employment exploration by creating or editing resumes, researching a particular type of job search, discovering business ideas and the action needed to succeed and loves sharing interviewing tips!

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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 [.].

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. This time I will focus on two specific interview questions – career development and scenario based questions. Click here for Interview Questions and Answers for PAs, EAs and Administrators Part 1.

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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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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Podcast 124: Interview with mom-preneur Stefanie Gass

Clutter Coach

This is podcast 124 and it’s an interview with mom-preneur Stefanie Gass. Okay, on to the interview. The post Podcast 124: Interview with mom-preneur Stefanie Gass appeared first on Clutter Coach. by Listen or subscribe here: iTunes ? Stitcher ?. Soundcloud ? YouTube ? Google Play You can leave a review here! Her business supports and inspires female entrepreneurs, especially moms.

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