Job interviews are a necessary part of corporate life, and something that almost anyone who has ever earned a paycheck has had to do at some point. For the candidate, interviewing means dazzling strangers that hold the fate of their employment in their hands. Employers have the challenge of assessing often equally qualified candidates to […]
A question I get a lot is ” Should I write a Thank You note after an interview – and when?” My answer is YES! Here’s the best way to follow up after an interview.
Have you ever had that sinking feeling that you misunderstood an interview question, or went down the wrong path while answering? It’s a horrible feeling, especially if you really want that position. You can recover though, and Julia shows you how.
Negotiation of any kind is stressful for a lot of people, negotiating salary and compensation are downright scary. As in most things, being clear about what you want and preparing ahead of time for the conversation leads to a much more successful outcome. We’ve compiled a few scenarios to help you think ahead about the […]
Practice Makes Perfect! Be prepared for your video interview by practicing your answers and creating the professional persona you want them to see, for a smooth and effective interview. Be confident in your preparation by making sure all these steps are done well ahead of your interview. Once you begin to prepare, you’ll feel […]
Salary negotiation is uncomfortable and complicated. Let’s face it, after you have gone through a gauntlet of interviews you may be tempted to say “yes” to almost anything, so the job search can finally end and you can get started in your new role. However, negotiating your salary at the job offer stage is when […]
Panel interviews are notoriously stressful, but that doesn’t mean you can’t ace it! With thoughtful preparation and a few key interview techniques you can get through the panel interview with flying colors – and a lot less stress.
The one-on-one interview is a good sign that a company is taking a genuine interest in you and is seriously considering your candidacy. Congratulate yourself for getting this far in the interview process. Just like phone and video interviews, there are some essential steps to preparing, and key things to be aware of during the […]
When actively looking for a job you’re bound to have at least one video interview during the hiring process. Mastering the technology and technique for this specialized type of interview is important – but can be tricky. While most first interviews are conducted over the phone, many companies use video for their second or third […]
Phone interviews are deceptive. They may seem like a breeze because you can reference your notes and you don’t need to be concerned with making eye contact, sweaty palms, or interview dress. However, thinking a phone interview is a “light” version of an in-person interview means you are probably not putting your best foot forward. […]