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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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.

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!

2018 164

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

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

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.

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.

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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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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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

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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Don't Go to a Job Interview Without Doing These Things First

On The Job

When you get a job interview, the worst mistake you can make is just trying to “wing it,” no matter your level of experience or the skills you possess. Interviewing requires preparation and practice, and those that put in the effort are much more likely to get the job they desire.

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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.

2018 152

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.

2018 130

Facebook Live Interview with Mentors & Masterminds, Tara Browne

Office Dynamics

Special thank you to Debbi Shaffer, Audacious Admin, for taking the time to conduct this interview during our Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence. The post Facebook Live Interview with Mentors & Masterminds, Tara Browne appeared first on Office Dynamics. Mentors & Masterminds, a dating service for administrative professionals looking for their perfect mentor match! Tune in and hear Tara’s story on how this project was formed and where it’s going.

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

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

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: 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.

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.”

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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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.

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 TRAVO at the Annual Conference for Assistants

Office Dynamics

TRAVO was one of key sponsors at the 2016 Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence and we are so excited that Debbi Shaffer of Audacious Admin was able to sit down with TRAVO for a brief interview to talk about what they are doing.

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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 ».

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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.

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: [.].

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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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 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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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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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.

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 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