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 […]
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.
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 […]
Preparing for an interview can be nerve-wracking, immensely intimidating and deceptively one-sided. Think about it: a person or (worse!) several people sitting opposite you, questioning you, and then analyzing, critiquing and judging whether you can or cannot get the job done properly…it’s a professional’s worst nightmare! Preparing for an interview […]
From time to time we will offer advice and information from other experts on various topics. We are pleased to share with you this article by guest author James Wu on the new California Law AB168 that went in effect January 1st regarding questions about salary history. Are you prepared? Are […]
“We’re looking for someone more junior.” “We think you’ll get bored.” “You’ve already been there and done that. Why would you want to do it again?” A week doesn’t go by without someone telling me he or she was told one of these lines. Yet, when I look at the […]
Remember the World Series of 2016? You know the one just before the elections? It was incredibly exciting to see the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians fight tooth and nail to clinch the title and end their decades’ long World Series drought. Every player on both teams stepped up their […]
Whether you’re currently working and thinking of making a change, or you’re in between jobs and exploring new options, setting up informational interviews can be a great source for new information. The informational interview gives you the opportunity to ask questions that you might not ordinarily ask in an interview, […]
Most people worry about being out of work for a long time or taking months to make that long awaited move. This is a realistic concern and why one of the most common questions I get asked is ‘How long will it take?’ The fact is there is no precise […]