Archive for the 'Jobs Outlook' Category

Success Story

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

I’m not sure what I do differently in an interview. I guess I am personable and I tend to be animated and just be me. I attribute a lot of my success to preparing those stories that The Interview Coach teaches. “What was the problem?” “What did you do about the problem?” “What was the [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..]

Job Fairs – aren’t what they used to be. Are you ready?

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014

TIPS TO GET THE MOST FROM THE JOB FAIR 1. Check websites to see announcements of local job fairs. They will give you dates, locations, websites, directions, and contact information. 2. Check out which companies will be attending the job fair. Select those that are of interest to you and visit their website. What do [Read More..]

Time for a change if you want different results.

Monday, December 16th, 2013

You’ve been preparing for your interviews; you’ve been reading books about the questions and answers and you’ve been practicing – and you’re still not getting the results you want. What’s not working for you? Why aren’t you getting invited back for a second interview or received a job offer? What can you do to improve [Read More..]

Why Employers Are Not Hiring Vets Carole Martin, The Interview Coach

Tuesday, December 10th, 2013

Check out this article posted by the Department of Veterans Affairs. http://www.military.com/veteran-jobs/career-advice/job-hunting/5-reasons-why-employers-are-not-hiring-vets.html?ESRC=careers.nl While this may be very difficult to read for some Vets it does rings true – especially #1 Skills Translation: 1. Skills Translation: Unless you’re applying for a defense contracting job, you have to translate your military skills into civilian terms. Civilians don’t [Read More..]

Employment is UP – Unemployment is DOWN.

Friday, March 8th, 2013

Time to get ready for the interview – Are you prepared? Boost Your Interview IQ – Second Edition (white cover – published 2012) – for a quick brush up on Behavioral Interviewing as well as other questions. It’s a quiz and you determine which is the strongest answer. Amazon.com. Boost Your Interview IQ – - [Read More..]