Archive for the 'Jobs Outlook' Category

EVERYBODY GETS NERVOUS

Thursday, February 22nd, 2018

It’s OK To Be Nervous It would be nice if your heart didn’t palpitate, your hands didn’t sweat, and your mouth didn’t go dry, but most people, even executives, experience one or more of these symptoms when they interview. But here’s the good news: it’s OK to be nervous. Let me repeat that. It’s OK [Read More..]

Job Interview Questions are Changing!

Tuesday, January 30th, 2018

If you’ve been on an interview in the last year or so, you may notice a difference in the questions that are being asked. Hypothetical questions are OUT —- “What would you do if?” Dumb questions anyway. How do you know how you would react if you haven’t experienced the situation? Behavioral questions are IN.

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..]