Five Things You Must Bring To Every Job Interview

Five Things You Must Bring To Every Job Interview

Here are five things you must bring to every job interview: 1. Extra Resumes Bring a handful of printed resumes with you to the interview. 2. Notepad, pen, padfolio Tuck your extra resumes into a leather or vegan leather padfolio that includes a place to hold papers, a notepad and a place to hold a pen. Bring your favorite pen with you for good luck. Slip an empty notepad into the padfolio. 3. Well-informed questions You will develop smart and useful  questions to ask the interviewer(s) by researching the company…

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6 Things hiring managers should IMMEDIATELY stop doing:

1. STOP grilling your candidate during an interview if they didn’t answer your question correctly, nobody’s perfect and no one can score 100/100 2. STOP bringing external candidates and ask them to prepare presentations so you can extract new ideas from them and then you just simply reject them, that is not ETHICAL 3. STOP inviting external candidates if you are going to recruit someone you know already, really nowadays nobody appreciates the time people invest when coming for an interview. 4. STOP looking to recruit a certain nationality, diversity…

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How to Introduce Yourself at a Job Interview

How to Introduce Yourself at a Job Interview

In my previous article ‘5 most common interview questions’ that by the way went good thanks to all of you; I’ve asked people to comment their questions and one of them have asked me how to introduce myself? A very genuine question and I’ll try to answer the question in a way you would like. First of all let me tell you, you’re not gonna get exact answer here because, well things vary from people to people and also if you’re going for an interview and you expect me to…

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The Stages of a Successful Interview

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The four stages of a job interview explained by an interview junkie. by-Siera Holleman Everyone has something that they are particularly good at. Some people excel academically and others in sports or cooking. You get a rush of excitement and confidence when you are doing something that you know you are great at. For me, my “talent” is interviewing. I know I know, most people despise job interviews and I don’t blame them. I experience the same waves of emotions before, during, and after a job interview as most people do.…

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Nine Things That Will Kill Your Career

Nine Things That Will Kill Your Career

There are so many things that can kill the careers of good, hard-working people. Honest mistakes often carry hard-hitting consequences. We usually only hear about the more egregious examples, such as when Yelp employee Talia Jane became an Internet sensation for writing a blistering post criticizing the company’s low pay and its CEO. To no one’s surprise, she quickly found herself out of a job. Most people don’t go down in a blaze of glory like Talia Jane; they kill their careers in subtle, decidedly undramatic ways. And it’s a…

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