Interview Tips

How to Interview for a Job

So you’ve done your due diligence and thoroughly prepared for your upcoming job interview. You’ve picked out a proper outfit, looked at the questions you’re likely to be asked, and researched the company and the keywords so you can figure out how you’ll answer those questions. Now comes the matter of the interview itself. We have some tips for those who want to know how to have a good interview.   Make a Good First Impression You likely know the expression that [...]

How to Prepare for a Job Interview

After putting in the time and effort to writing a great resume and cover letter, you’ve found yourself among one of the few applicants to get a job interview. But getting that new job is a full-time job in itself, so there’s still plenty of time and effort required. If you really want to nail your interview, then most of the work you’ll need to do, will be for preparation. Here are some of the main ways you can prepare [...]

What you can tell from the length of your interview

Remember those days in high school and university when you would walk out of an exam and immediately flip through your textbook to determine if you gave the right answers to those questions? As part of human nature, we always over analyze our performance in nerve-racking situations to ensure that we put our best foot forward. Job searching is no different. Immediately after leaving a job interview, your first thoughts are most likely “How did I do?”, “Will they call [...]

Recovering from a bad interview – 4 easy steps

Realistically, no matter how many tips we give you on how to ace your interview… you will still mess it all up from time to time. So we’re taking a different route to tell you how to recover from a terrible interview. Few people walk out of an interview completely confident that they nailed it. Most people are humble and modest, and often unsure if they answered all of the questions appropriately. This is a common feeling. However, there are [...]

Interview tips: how to stand out

It’s interview day. You’ve got your best suit on, you arrived early, and you brought your resume with you. You practiced your best smile for about ten minutes this morning, and you blended the perfect combination of friendly and professional. Now you just have to go in there, give the best possible answers to each question and you nailed it, right? Wrong. Everything you’ve done is standard; these are things that almost every candidate will take the time to complete. [...]