Today’s accelerated hiring pace means that Hiring Managers will be interviewing lots of people in a short amount of time. How do you stand out from the other candidates after an interview? Here are four great tricks to keep you ahead:
A new year is upon us and 2018 is set to bring some interesting new workplace trends along with it. Whether you are currently employed or looking for your dream job, here are a few trends you should take note of for 2018:
Job gap? Resignations? Terminations?
You can be sure that “questionable” items in your history will be brought up during the interview. The key to getting the job is knowing how to answer these questions with an eye towards giving a satisfactory answer and then moving on to a more positive subject. Here are tips for addressing certain items in your job history.
Personal connections matter for job seekers, and employee referrals have shown to increase the chances of being hired by nearly 300%. It’s no wonder that you have friends, former colleagues, and even family members asking for referrals for job openings at your company. Being the nice person you are, you want to help these people land their dream job. Before you do, though, it’s important to consider how an endorsement may affect you and your standing. Before you endorse, ask yourself the following questions:
Companies hire someone because they have specific tasks that they need to get done. This means that in order to get hired you need to demonstrate that you are the best person to do whatever it is they need done. There’s an art to this, and if you master it, employers will be jumping to hire you.
Are you in the (enviable) position of having two employers desperate to hire you? While it’s nice to have two great options in front of you, you may be struggling to decide which one is best for your career. Don’t fret, these four questions can help you in weighing your options:
No matter what major you studied in college, knowing how to market yourself can help you secure a job. If you received your degree in an unorthodox field, you can still impress an employer by focusing on your transferable skills and emphasizing your uniqueness as a candidate. To devise a strategy on how to market yourself at your next interview, consider these three questions about your college experience.
In today’s era of the online application, you might feel intimidated by the idea of your resume being submitted to an Applicant Tracking System (ATS). However, once you understand that a large component of an ATS is to simply scans your resume for certain keywords, you can add those keywords to your resume and rest easy. Here are four simple tips that can help you use keywords to get past the bots.
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So you’re nearing the end of your interview when your interviewer asks, “Do you have any questions for me?” Many applicants are caught off-guard; after all, aren’t you supposed to answer questions rather than ask them? However, this query can actually be a golden opportunity to impress your interviewer and learn more about the company. Here are five ways that you can respond when your interviewer asks you for questions.