Interviews are an important part of a new hire. It is the first time that you get to defend your accomplishments and explain what your resume means in action. Interviews can be done in various settings and styles, whether that be in a group, with a panel, or one-on-one. Also, with advancements in technology, it may be over the phone, on video chat, or in person. Despite these various ways you get to champion your skills, most do not realize that this is also the opportunity for you to interview the company you are interested in. Though you may want to be the perfect candidate, you also need to make sure it is the perfect company for your passions, skill sets and future development.
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December 15, 2021
October 13, 2021
Phone interviews are becoming increasingly common during the interview process. It may seem nice to not have the nervousness and sweaty palms that face-to-face interviews bring, but research has shown that about 55% of communication is completely nonverbal, so a phone call will inhibit the quality of communication you have with the recruiter. You won’t be able to present a professional image or positive body language that are key first impressions. This factor makes utilizing the interview preparation tips detailed in this blog critical to leave a good impression and get hired.
Your resume and cover letter are your first impression to an employer and are likely to make or break your chance at an interview offer. Take some time to review and refresh your resume by reading these 5 common resume mistakes and ensure that your resume will get the attention it deserves.
May 12, 2021
As more and more employers adopt remote work practices, job seekers are experiencing a serious uptick in video interviews. If you are preparing for an upcoming video interview, these tips will help you familiarize yourself with variables you may not have considered so that you can focus on showing off your best qualities and walk away feeling confident about your presentation.
There’s so much more to social media than sharing food pics and life hacks. If you use those resources right, social media can be a powerful tool in your job search. With such a competitive job market, candidates are looking for new ways to set themselves apart. From networking to researching potential employers, there are a ton of smart approaches to using social media to fortify your job hunt.
January 13, 2021
Going through school, it seemed your grades were going to determine the kind of job you receive. But what are recruiters really looking for when they are hiring besides grades? Surprisingly, your GPA isn't top of mind for recruiters. Chances are they are more interested in your soft skills. So, what are soft skills exactly and how can you best showcase them?
December 9, 2020
The road to landing your first job can be arduous even without the mayhem caused by COVID-19. If you find yourself struggling with finding a start to your career while in quarantine. The following may provide insight, as to how working with recruiters can help you land your initial position.
November 11, 2020
For quite some time, online interviews have provided a convenient way for employers and potential employees to meet virtually when onsite interviews aren’t practical for one reason or another. Recruiters have also been using this method to screen candidates prior to submitting their resumes to clients. What has changed recently though is how widespread and commonplace online interviews have become. So, it’s very likely that the next time you interview, it will be online.
These times are unprecedented amidst the outbreak of COVID-19 in the United States and have forced many to make adjustments to their lifestyle. routine, work situation, along with many other life-changing decisions. Being stuck in these types of situations can be stressful especially when it comes to finding a new opportunity for employment when things seem so stagnant. I’m here to tell you that a new career search doesn’t have to be as stressful as it made out to be. Working with a recruiter can help ease the pain!