Prepare For The Interview!! Win The Job!!!

How to Impress During an Interview! The job interview!  It’s a frightening prospect and a big dilemma!  If you don’t perform well in your interview, you probably won’t get the job; and with such pressure and high stakes, it’s hard to perform well. So what can you do? Luckily, we’ve put together some tips to help you impress during your interview.  Following these steps will ensure that you perform well in any interview, no matter how high the stakes. Before … Continued

Have An Interview?!?! Here’s How You Crush It!!!

How To Impress During Your Interview You’ve brushed up your application, given a shine to your resume, followed up with your references — and now you’re ready for your interview, right? Yes, but, only if you have an opportunity to prep — after all, the preparation process is key to successfully completing this last step in the job-seeking process. So, where do you start?   If you haven’t already, dive right in to researching all about your potential employer — and researching where … Continued

Win The Job!! How To Dazzle At Your Job Interview!!

Simple Ways to Impress At Your Next Job Interview Getting invited for a job interview is proof that your prospective employer wants to know more about you. It could be your opportunity to secure a job. Preparing for a successful interview may not be as difficult as you think. Apply these simple steps, and your performance at your next interview will be impressive. Prepare Don’t attend an interview you have not prepared for. Visit their website, Google them, read about … Continued

Have an Interview This Morning? How to Prepare!

Have an Interview This Morning? How to Prepare! Some people are just up and ready to go in the morning. If you are not one of those people, you might dread the thought of having an early morning interview and even worry that you will not demonstrate who you truly are at such an inopportune time of the day for you. Fortunately, if you follow a few steps, you can shine during your next morning interview! So long as you … Continued

My Job History Is Spotty — What Do I Say In An Interview?!?!

How to Spin Negatives Into Positives During Your Interview: The Do’s and Don’ts Originally published  at http://www.beyond.com/articles/how-to-spin-negatives-into-positives-during-your-interview-the-do-s-and-don-ts-18442-article.html. Chances are you may run into a few tricky interview questions when someone asks you about potentially negative things regarding your past experiences or personality traits. For example, one of the most common interview questions is “What is your greatest weakness?” How you approach unfavorable traits and situation, such as a personality flaw, shows a lot about your character and attitude. That is … Continued

15 of the Strangest Things People Have Done in a Job Interview

Have The Best Interview Ever!   Every job seeker wants to stand out from the competition – but some candidates go about it all wrong.     For instance, according to a new survey from CareerBuilder, one interviewee sang her responses to questions, while another did a phone interview in the bathroom – and flushed.   “It’s hard to say why a candidate would do some of these things,” explains Rosemary Haefner, chief human resources officer for CareerBuilder. “Maybe he … Continued

Law Students: How to Create a Plan If You’re Jobless After OCI

Law Students:  How to Create a Plan If You’re Jobless After OCI Your law school on-campus interviewing program (“OCI”) is coming to a close. As you watch your colleagues secure employment at reputable law firms for the summer of 2016, you have come to terms with the reality that you have walked away empty-handed. Fortunately, you should not panic, as not all hope is lost. While you might be under a lot of pressure to win the prestige game, especially … Continued

What Signals Do You Send In the Office?

What Signals Do You Send In the Office? How do your coworkers perceive you? When you think about this question, do not just think about the quality of work you produce – You have to consider the full package. Obviously, although your work product certainly is important, you should consider some of your more personal qualities—your body language, your attitude, the way you talk and interact with others—and think about how your coworkers might use these things to form an … Continued

How to Combat an Interviewer’s Hidden “Assumptions”

How to Challenge Stereotypes One thing becomes more and more obvious as you advance through life, both personally and professionally: life circumstances vary from person to person. Perhaps this fact is what makes people inherently human—the ability to acknowledge differences and backgrounds and embrace them, learn from them, and become more fully aware. Unfortunately, what sets people apart so fascinatingly can also be isolating to a more startling degree. Most notably, perhaps, are the assumptions that employers might make about … Continued

Yikes!! I’m Late for My Interview!! What Do I Do?

How Do You Overcome Being Late and Other Job Interview Mistakes Interviews can be stressful. They require you to present yourself as favorably as possible to “stand out” among all other applicants. After all, first impressions are everything. Perhaps your last interview did not go as well as you had hoped. Maybe you have never been on a formal interview before and simply worry that you will break an unspoken rule of interviewing that will put you out of the … Continued