You’ve just breathed a sigh of relief. Coming out of the office following an interview, you thought you did well. You’ve marketed yourself well. You kept your answers short and sweet. And you looked the part. But this first step isn't over yet. You still need to write and send a thank you note to your interviewer. However minor it may sound, this simple note helps to reaffirm your interest in the position and the organization, and it leaves a [...]
Have you ever had to leave your job for an interview at another company? It happens, and it’s a tricky situation to be in. You want to show up for the interview at the time your potential employer requests, but you also don’t want to upset your current employer. It is possible to attend job interviews while at work, but you have to be careful! Here are a few ways that you can sneak out for an hour or two [...]
As much as you would like to think that it is the resume that will convince the employer to hire you, it is never the sole basis of being accepted for an opportunity. Even candidates who have the most impressive resumes fail to get hired simply because of their performance during the interview. It’s not only because they haven’t prepared, it’s more because of what they say or do during the interview process. It’s normal to be nervous during the [...]
"I knew that he would be frowned upon for wearing white sports socks to the formal interview. Yet, there was no time to go and get him another pair. The clock was ticking; we had exactly nine minutes to figure something out. What to do?"
In this article, I will provide a rather unique approach to ensuring that you stand out from the other applicants applying for the same position. It requires only two things from you: a bit of research and about four to five very, very important and well-prepared open-ended questions. That’s all!