With so many candidates applying for jobs, hiring companies seem to be taking longer to make decisions.
How and how often do you follow up without making yourself stand out as a nuisance?
This is such a difficult answer for a variety of factors:
1. Position level (Manager, Director, VP, C-Suite)
2. Organizational culture
3. ... Continue Reading
Many candidates wonder if it’s a good idea to bring their 30/60/90-day plan to their first job interview with the company. They have questions about timing, etiquette, or even saving a “wow” moment for the second interview.
A 30/60/90-day sales plan (or action plan, if you’re not in sales), is ... Continue Reading
Shoes Hard-soled, hard-toed. The best colors are black or brown.
Ties Conservative: black, brown, navy, or red. A solid color or a simple pattern is best. Avoid ties that are too wide or too narrow. No potentially distracting artsy or modern patterns. No pastels or flashy colors. No bow ties.
Suits Matching ... Continue Reading
As for pausing to prepare, before you meet with the manager, make sure you can answer three questions:
1. Why do you think the job is a great move for the company?
2. How can you save and/or make the company money in the job?
3. How will you hit the job running?
That’s ... Continue Reading
Jenna Goudreau, Forbes
David Lewis, president of OperationsInc, a human resources consulting firm, has seen his share of embarrassingly bad job candidates. He says one woman crossed her legs, looked at her feet and realized she had forgotten to change from sneakers to heels before the interview. She stopped him mid-sentence ... Continue Reading
OK, you made mistakes during an interview. But that kill your chances of getting the job? As author of the forthcoming book, “Think like an Interviewer: Your Guide to finding employment for Success,” will show you how you can recover successfully.
** Arriving Late **
Here is a very common mistake, reaching ... Continue Reading
Your resume is the first impression that an employer has of you. At the most basic level, a resume is simply a description of the skills, experience, education and professional achievements that make you qualify for a position. A good resume will accurately inform an employer about your background. A ... Continue Reading
Interviews are working on finding the match between employer and potential employee.
Job seekers can expect in interviews is one of the two main styles of interviews. The following interview styles were used by technical managers Recruiting, hiring in Houston for employment:
Selection Interview: A member of the human resources department ... Continue Reading
Write a summary of your first job requires patience, attention to detail, and a little creativity. All job seekers need a strong resume if they want to compete for better jobs. However, while professionals can rely on their experience to generate initial interest from potential employers, individuals hitting the job ... Continue Reading
You are in the midst of an important interview and we hope you are doing an excellent job of presenting your skills and qualifications for the position. The interviewer asks the next question – and it’s difficult. You do not see this coming and have no idea to answer it. ... Continue Reading