Archive for the 'Tell Me About Yourself' Category

Tell Me About Yourself – one of the most difficult interview questions to answer correctly.

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

During the interview, the hiring manager’s job is to find the person among the group who has an extra edge, something uniquely beneficial they can bring to the company above and beyond the other candidates. And it’s that extra edge, that uniquely beneficial trait that ultimately wins the job. So what makes you unique? What [Read More..]

Your “holistic-self” – from your work to your family.

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

“Your ability to communicate is an important tool in your pursuit of your goals, whether it is with your family, your co-workers or your clients and customers.” ― Les Brown In dwelling, live close to the ground. In thinking, keep to the simple. In conflict, be fair and generous. In governing, don’t try to control. [Read More..]


Tuesday, December 10th, 2013

Turning negatives into positives is an important skill to learn. When you are asked a “bad” or negative question, take a minute to turn the answer around refocusing the answer to include some positive qualities. What do you do when the interviewer asks a negative question? You deal with it in a positive manner. One [Read More..]

Tip-5:Returning to the workforce after an extended absence.

Thursday, August 9th, 2012

Tip#5. Send a follow up letter (or email) after the interview to remind the interviewer what you would bring to the position and to address any concerns that you may have picked up on during the interview. For more :

Tip-4: Returning to the workforce after an extended absence.

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012

Tip #4. Focus on your strengths – the skills that you have used in the past. Think of five skills that you consider what you do “best.” If your strengths are in sync with the employer’s wish list, emphasize your ability and past experiences using those skills to show that you have “been there and [Read More..]

Tip-3: Returning to the workforce after an extended absence.

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012

Tip #3. Do some research, using the internet to discover what is required in the type of position you are seeking. Job postings are “wish lists” that employers put together in hopes of finding the perfect candidate. Use these postings to see what employers are seeking and make sure that your resume and your interview [Read More..]