Well-crafted career stories can be a powerful tool to show a prospective employer what kind of worker you are. And, when you craft your stories ahead of time, you’re less likely to stray off topic, talk too much or give information that you’d rather not.
The 5 Job Interview Stories That Will Get You Hired – The Savvy Intern
Preparing for your interview will not only help keep you relaxed, but helps your chances of getting hired. These 5 Interview Stories are examples of winning stories that helped people, just like you, get hired. Did you know that the library has books specifically about preparing for job interviews? Take a look at this article, then come in to the library and take a look at the books we have that will have you feeling confident, ready and able to tackle your next employer with the confidence you already have!
Preparación para la entrevista no sólo ayudará a mantenerte relajado, pero ayuda sus posibilidades de ser contratado. Estos 5 Historias son ejemplos de entrevistas que les ayudaran ser contratados. ¿Sabía usted que la biblioteca tiene libros específicamente sobre cómo prepararse para una entrevista de trabajo? Echa un vistazo a este artículo, después ven a la biblioteca y echa un vistazo a los libros que tenemos que le va sentirse seguro, dispuesto y capaz de hacer frente a su próximo empleador con la confianza que ya tiene!
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We spoke with a bunch of hiring managers and asked them to reveal their toughest interview questions.
Prepare to answer these tough interview questions before your next big job interview:
6 Tough Interview Questions Revealed by Employers | Careerbliss
Going to an interview soon? Not sure what type of questions that they’ll ask? Don’t get blindsided! Take a look at this article by Careerbliss that breaks down the hardest interview questions asked by Hiring Managers and Human Resources Professionals. The more prepared, the better your chances are at getting your dream job!
Books about Interviewing @ Brentwood Library:
101 Great Answers to the Toughest Interview Questions
How To Say It: Job Interviews
Don’t Blow the Interview: How to prepare, What to Expect, and how to React
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So, how, exactly, do you do this? Here’s the advice I offered to the yoga teacher turned real estate advisor turned HR person.
How to Explain Your Winding Career Path to a Hiring Manager (Daily Muse)
How would you explain a career change to Hiring Managers during an interview? If you need help, this article, brought to you by theDailyMuse, can help you explain why you’re best qualified for the job.
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Most employers will ask you to provide personal and/or professional references. Your resume and your answers during the interview showed you have the necessary skills to get the job done. Now they want to know what your former co-workers think about you… a picture of you, from outside perspectives:
10 Guidelines for Awesome Job Search References (The Savvy Intern)
Every employer asks for references, so a smart strategy can cover any question marks and reinforce your position for working. Because of the state of the economy, gone are the days where you get three references and send them off. Now, employers want to cover all their bases before they can offer you the position. For the employer, it makes sense: with a glut of qualified candidates, they want to be absolutely positive that they are not overlooking another (better) candidate. For the employee to-be, this means trying to cover as much of your references and experiences as possible, without having to let an employer guess about your work ethic and history. The article will give you a thought-out strategy to providing references, and what you should communicate to your references.
Cada empleador pide referencias, por lo que una estrategia inteligente puede cubrir los signos de interrogación y reforzar su posición de trabajo. Debido a la situación de la economía, se han ido los días en que usted consigue tres referencias y lo envia. Ahora, los empresarios quieren cubrir todas sus bases antes de que te puede ofrecer la posición. Para el empleador, tiene sentido: con un exceso de candidatos calificados, quieren estar absolutamente seguro de que no están pasando por otro candidato (mejor). Para el empleado a-ser, esto significa tratar de cubrir la mayor parte de sus referencias y experiencias de lo posible, sin tener que dejar que un empleador adivinar acerca de su ética de trabajo y la historia. El artículo le dará una estrategia pensada para proporcionar referencias, y lo que se debe comunicar a sus referencias.
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these interview mistakes certainly aren’t the most common ones around but they are definitely the most ridiculous and memorable.
5 Ridiculous Things Not to do in an Interview (Doostang.com)
These tips should go without saying, but bear reiterating: Don’t Be Rude to the interviewer, Don’t wear inappropriate clothing (Click here to get tips on How to Dress for an Interview), Don’t bring your criminal record with you, don’t get too comfortable with the interviewer, and don’t go to your interview if you are noticeably sick. Also, don’t talk badly about your previous employment. Stay positive!
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“Why do you want to work here?”
6 Tough Interview Questions Revealed by Employers – Careerbliss.com
Careerbliss.com came out with a post today listing 6 Tough Interview Questions Revealed by employees, and how to prepare for them. Questions such as the one listed above, as well as salary, relationships with co-workers and your learning curve are all covered in this post. They not only answer why a hiring manager would ask these questions and what type of answer they want, but how you could mentally prepare to answer these difficult questions. Make sure to keep these questions in mind before your next interview!
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Remember that an interview is a two-way conversation. For you, the interview has three purposes, in the following order of importance:
One, to sell yourself,
Two, to evaluate the position, and,
Three, get their commitment for (or at least establish their desire for) the next step in the process (whatever it is)
Don’t forget to ask questions during your job interview, for the following reasons above. Pohly’s Net Guide has a listing of important job questions you can ask during the job interview, in case you’re stuck and not sure what to ask. As always, make sure to tailor the questions to your job search and functions. A question such as, “Are any acquisitions, divestitures, or proxy fights on the horizon?” may not be appropriate for certain types of jobs. As always, use common sense and don’t think of asking questions as a bad thing.
P.S. Pam Pohly’s website also has a listing of resources for workers in the medical profession. Take a look at the resources they have to offer.
Books about Interviewing:
Barrier-Breaking Resumes & Interviews – Jumping the Hurdle of Unemployment - Anita Doreen Diggs
No Nonsense Job Interviews : How to Impress prospective employers and ace any interview – Arnold Boldt
Sweaty Palms : The Neglected Art of Being Interviewed – H. Anthony Medley
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6. Should I apply only for positions I’m fully qualified for?
Mini Answer Monday – 6 Short Answers to 6 Short Questions – Ask a Manager
Take a look at these 6 questions asked by Job Seekers on Ask a Manager. Interested in the answer to the question above, questions about performance reviews, volunteering, or writing a cover letter to a previous employer? Click on the link above to get answers from a former chief of staff in charge of hiring, firings, and managing a medium sized business.
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“If I get to the end of a 45 minute interview and ask if you have any questions, and you do not, you are not going on to the second round.” – Jodi R.R. Smith
4 Ways to Avoid Asking Bad Questions in a Job Interview (Doostang Blog)
Employers want you to ask them questions to determine whether you’ve paid attention and have thought seriously about the job. Getting interviewed is nerve racking, absolutely. But not asking a question, just to get out the door, will do you more harm than good. Here are some great interview questions in the link, along with 4 ways to Avoid Asking Bad Questions in a Job Interview.
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Sound familiar? Most of us have been there at some point. Maybe you were initially excited about the position, but after doing further research or finding other opportunities, you’re just not that into it anymore. Maybe a friend is pressuring you to “just go talk to the recruiter!” at the new company she’s joined. Or maybe you’d simply prefer to spend that precious half-day off work getting a massage instead of sitting in a windowless conference room.
I get it, and I’ve been there, too. But I’ll give you the same advice I gave my friend: Go anyway.
You Should Go To That Interview (Even If you Don’t Want To) [Daily Muse]
Practice makes perfect, and interviews are no different. In the quest to find your dream job (or any job, for that matter), a successful interview is one of the keys to landing a job. The Daily Muse posted an article today on going to the interview, even if you don’t want to, that will make you think twice about skipping the interview for what’s on TV or the book you can’t put down. In going to the interview, you may find out that the job or environment is not what you were expecting. After all, if it’s hard to write a resume, can you imagine what it’s like writing a job description to hire someone? If it’s a recruiter who is interviewing you, chances are, you may have to deal with them again down the road. Therefore, not showing up makes for a bad first impression. And, the interviewer may ask you questions about your resume that you thought were clear when you wrote them. For all these reasons, make sure you go to that interview!
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