Archive for the 'Hiring Practices' Category

School is out – graduation is either over, or upon us soon

Thursday, June 8th, 2017

Where did the time go? Time now to start thinking about a job or internship. Hopefully you have sent out some resumes and are starting to get some nibbles from employers. If you’re not – maybe you need to take a look at your resume. But if you are lucky enough to start getting some [Read More..]

GRADUATION – CONGRATULATIONS!

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

The graduation gift of a “lifetime” – interview skill development. Coaching from a professional who will set the new grad or beginning job searcher on a winning path. JUNE (ONLY) SPECIAL OFFER WITH EACH ORDER OF ANY STUDENT PACKAGE, I’m throwing in A FREE BONUS BOOK! “HOW DO YOU MAKE SMALL TALK?” This book is not available for purchase [Read More..]

Interviewing Skills Coach

Monday, April 7th, 2014

Thank you so much for being such an extraordinary “early morning” interviewing skills coach.  Your skill in providing insight into my communication style was spot-on.  Today during my interview, I was relaxed and the interview that was for 1 hour went to 1.5 hours and the interviewer closed for a second interview.  The time flew [Read More..]

DO’s and DON’T’s – TIPS for Interview Preparation

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

Do – an inventory of what you have to offer. This includes the skills that are not “knowledge based.” Often the skills you have which are consider “softer skills” can make the difference between your skill set and the next person who is equally qualified as far as the job responsibilities. An example would be, [Read More..]

Behavioral Interviewing Questions Are About Your Past Behavior Carole Martin

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

Is this a new technique? No, it’s been around since the 70′s when industrial psychologists developed a way of “accurately” predicting whether a person would succeed in a job. They concluded if candidates were asked questions that requested examples of past behavior it would be an indicator of their future behavior. What is the difference [Read More..]

INTERVIEWER’S QUESTION

Saturday, March 1st, 2014

“Why has it taken you so long to find a job.” Select the strongest answer (A) Because the job market is so tight, I did not run out and try to get just any job. I took my time, thinking about finding the “right” job. I went on some informational interviews to find out what [Read More..]