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.

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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

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

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.

Use a Thank-You Note to Fix Interview Blunders

Business Writing

At job interviews it's easy to stumble over at least one question, especially if it's unexpected. Interview blunders can cause you to dread following up on your application. But don't lose heart! A thank-you note can remedy the situation. Courteous Writing Etiquette Writing Tips

2019 170

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.

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

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

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

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.

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 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.

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 167

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

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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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?’…

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.

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How to Shine in a Second Interview

On The Job

You''ve made it past the first round of job interviews, and an employer wants to talk to you again! If you thought your nerves were bad for the first interview, get ready for some more when you meet for the second time. Did the interviewer mention issues that were unfamiliar to you?

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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.

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 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. .

6 Ways to Wow an Interviewer Via Video Interview

On The Job

Not long ago someone wanted to interview me via Skype. A Skype interview? But if you're a job searcher, you've got to always be ready for that call asking for a video interview. One solution has been video interviewing.

How to Salvage a Bad Job Interview

On The Job

There''s no better feeling than coming out of a job interview and feeling like you nailed it. You and the interviewer clicked, everyone seemed very impressed with your resume and abilities, and there was plenty of positive body language.

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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: [.].

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.

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.

2018 130

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

How to Make Any Job Interview Pay Off

On The Job

It can be frustrating when you interview for a job and then aren''t offered the position. After every interview, take the time to think about: What kind of questions were asked? Did the interviewer seem to have prepared questions that came from a form?

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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. .

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.

Interviewing Candidates Remotely: Things to Keep in Mind

Small Business CEO

While interviews remain the most popular way to assess candidates, it is not always possible to set up a face-to-face interaction. To overcome the costs and problems of an in-person interview, recruiters can interact with candidates remotely, over the phone or a video call.

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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.

2017 141

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.

CEO Interview: Ofer Tirosh, Tomedes Translation Agency

Small Business CEO

… Management interviewOfer Tirosh has been running a successful, global translation agency – Tomedes – for over ten years. Today, he has taken time out of his busy schedule to share his experience with SMBCEO readers. When did you set up Tomedes and why?

How to Avoid Canned Responses to Interview Questions

On The Job

Job seekers often worry that if they practice responses to interview questions too much, they will come off as insincere, their answers having that "canned" quality. I think that''s partly true, but you also don''t want to use it as an excuse not to prepare for an interview.

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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