Job Hunting Advice: Job Interviews

Job Hunting Advice: Job Interviews

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By: CareerCast.com
With the arrival of summer comes a new wave of college graduates into the labor force. The influx of talent makes a seller's market for employers with entry-level positions, but finding the right fit for your organization among the thousands of potential applicants presents unique challenges. Even the most experienced, recent college graduate will typically lack the work experience of ... More
By: Will Zimmerman
So you have a job opening, you’ve written a killer job description , posted it out to the job boards and now have a flood of candidates coming in. You’re ready to interview, but what kind of interview should you do? Consider the different interview formats and styles you can use and the pros and cons of each so that ... More
By: Michael Gleason
It’s time to face a harsh truth: This isn’t the job market of yesteryear. Your grandpa might love regaling crowds with the story of working his way from the mailroom to the boardroom, but that’s no longer a reality. The average U.S. worker today holds a job for about 4.4 years , though that figure appears to be lower for ... More
By: CareerCast.com
You found a job opening of interest to you. You submitted your application and resume, earned an interview and maybe even a second. Your skills, confidence and prior preparation -- from studying CareerCast.com, no doubt -- impressed the interviewer so much that you have been offered the position. Congratulations! But... What if you are unsure that you want to accept?More
By: RetiredBrains.com
Unfortunately many job seekers make errors in their job interview which cost them the opportunity of being hired. This is particularly true for those that have been out of work for some time. These tips, if followed, should offer you the best opportunity of getting the job or at the very least receiving the consideration you deserve if your background and skills are a match for the opening. 1. Interview with a temp firm or staffing organization prior to interviewing with an employer.More
By: Matthew Arrington
There's nothing like an attack of nerves to ruin a job interview. Even if you're confident that you're the best fit for the position, once your nerves hit, your chances of landing the job can crumble. And if you think a great resume makes you a shoo-in, you're mistaken. You have to have the interview presentation to back up your experience. If you seem nervous when you're on the spot, the interviewer will assume that you don't handle stress well and that you aren't the best person for the job - even if you are.More
By: Zeynep Ilgaz
Jobs, like people, can possess a certain je ne sais quoi — an intangible but very real quality that sets them apart from others. For many people, that something can be the difference between a dream job and… well, just a job. The right role will challenge you, give you opportunities to grow, allow you to make a good living and help you achieve balance in life. Unfortunately, there might be something standing between you and your dream job, whether that’s three to five years of experience or just a basic knowledge of Photoshop.More
By: Brian Zeng
You might be the most talented, experienced, and brilliant applicant your potential employer has ever met, but there's a chance those factors won't be enough to land your dream job. Even if you're perfectly qualified for a position and nail every interview question, you might not get the job if you're not dressed right for the occasion.More