Prepare for your Interview or Prepare to Fail. Interview preparation is very important and you need take this seriously. If not then its likely you will fail.
Writing a Cover Letter is both important and difficult as its the first thing that will be read by a hiring manager and therefore the first impression that you will give. Get this wrong and your resume will be in the bin.
Competency based interviews are becoming more and more widely used during the job interview process so you're more likely to face one as you continue though your job search. Competency based interview questions are here to stay because they provide employers with much better accuracy to what you're really like as a person and employee.
This Competency Based Interview Questions Guide has been written to help you have a better understanding of competency-based interview (otherwise known as behavioural interviews) and help you prepare for any interviews that you have.
According to Kim Zoller at Image Dynamics, 55% of another person's perception of you is based on how you look. Her Dressing for Success information gives some tips on how to look your best, without necessarily spending a lot of money.
"People buy People not Products" is an old sales skill that can be very useful in the world of Interviewing. You need to make sure that you do not think of yourself as a product that a company will buy and instead think of yourself as a person that if you create the right impression someone else will buy.
You have written a great CV/Resume, sent it out directly to companies, your personal network and applied to a number of jobs on the top job boards and finally you have an interview.
Who you pick to give you a job reference can be the deciding factor in whether you get a job offer or not. It never fails to surprise me when I call a candidates reference and they get a shocking reference.
Question for You? Do you have or have you ever had any damaging pictures of you on the internet? I think for most of us the answer to this question is Yes. Another Question - Do you think your employer or potential employer would ever look for you on the internet?
How do you know if an interview went badly? Tough question, however for those that have been to interviews recently its a question that I am sure you have asked yourself. On daily basis I organise interviews for my candidates to meet employers that have interesting opportunities that they think could be attractive for them.
So you have been for an interview, you liked the company, you have read my how do you know if a company liked you or not post and you think they liked you - Now what? What should you be doing after an interview to increase your chances of being successful and getting this job....
Today is your Big Day..... Today you are going to show this employer that you are the right person for the job. You have taken my advice and have everything prepared. You know all about the company, the hiring manager, the company culture, you have prepared your route, what your going to wear, and have woken up after a good nights sleep.