Interview Training

Five rules to encourage Optimism and to discourage Negativity Don’t Bring Your Baggage Into The Job Interview

The truth is that you may have very good reason to have baggage regarding the interview. You may feel frustrated...
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Interview Training

There’s More Than One-way To “Sell Yourself” In A Job Interview

There is a "hard sell" approach - the hard-core sales person - and there is a "consultant" approach - letting...
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Interview Training

INTERVIEWER QUESTION & ANSWER

Question: How do you stay current and informed about industry trends and technology?” Possible answers - which one do you...
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Interview Training

NO TIME TO PREPARE FOR THE JOB INTERVIEW? A Three-Day Countdown to Interview Success

You didn’t see it coming – at least not this fast. The call came in last night and you have...
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Interview Training

How to Answer “Bad” Interview Questions With “Good” Answers

If you’ve prepared for the interview you more than likely spent all of your time preparing to answer “positive questions”...
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Interview Training

Interview Answers from The Interview Coach, Carole Martin

Q. In 2010, after getting laid off, I made the decision to put my career on hold so that I...
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Interview Training

Job Interviewing – We Are What We Say

Your vocabulary and the use of appropriate words say more about you than the message you are trying communicate. The...
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Job Search

So You Muffed a Good Opportunity in Your Job Interview?

10 Interview Bloopers and How to Correct Them Carole Martin, The Interview Coach www.interviewcoach.com I’m sure you’ve sat through movie...
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Tongue-tied at the Job Interview? Eight Essential Job Interview Tips

You are not alone if you find yourself caught off guard and tongue-tied when asked those difficult interview questions. Most...
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Interview Training

The Skype Job Interview Experience

The Camcorder/Skype job interview was bound to happen – and it’s been happening faster and faster as the world becomes...
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Career

Unemployment Statistics – are they real?

The statistics seem to move around very fast – some are good – some are not good – most are...
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Job Search

Have you been fired and don’t know how to talk about it in the job interview?

1. Script Your Thoughts. Whether you were fired under unfair circumstances or for something you did that you regret, write...
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Tip-5:Returning to the workforce after an extended absence.

Tip#5. Send a follow up letter (or email) after the interview to remind the interviewer what you would bring to...
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Tip-4: Returning to the workforce after an extended absence.

Tip #4. Focus on your strengths - the skills that you have used in the past. Think of five skills...
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Tip-3: Returning to the workforce after an extended absence.

Tip #3. Do some research, using the internet to discover what is required in the type of position you are...
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Tip-2: Returning to the workforce after an extended absence.

Tip #2. Make sure that you are up-to-date on changes that have occurred in your field in your absence. This...
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Tip:1 Returning to the workforce after an extended absence.

Tip #1. Be able to explain why you have decided that now is the time for you to return to...
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Returning To The Workforce After An Extended Absence

Be able to explain why you have decided that now is the time for you to return to the work...
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Interview Training

The MOST Important Trait That You Can Bring To The Interview Is Self-Confidence

How Do You Demonstrate Confidence? As you read articles and books about interviewing you will notice that most of the...
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The Job Interview and Your Ears

If you thought interviewing was only about answering questions, you’ve been missing the point. You’ve also been missing an opportunity...
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Testimonials

Rod is one of one of the best
professional coaches we have in
the business today. Rod’s
commitment levels are rare, and
commendable – he gives it his
all! Rod brings in a very clear framework, and
creates metrics for success. As an HR leader,
I implicitly trust Rod’s coaching/mentoring skills.
What makes him authentic is the fact that he has
tremendous business experience, and draws from
it to coach/mentor his clients. I highly
recommend Rod to anyone who is looking for a
coach/mentor/guide.

`D.K.
 

“I bought your Instant Interview
Coach package a few days ago.
I went for a very formal
government job
and was able
to considerably improve my
interview performance by focusing on my
friendliness (I think I usually come across as
pretty officious in an interview due to being
anxious) and my ability to enthusiastically lead
a team to outstanding outcomes (I usually try to
prove I can do a hundred things which ends up
like a shopping list).”

I was a lot less stressed than usual and had
the five fingers full of things I wanted to add and
I had a question for them that led to them giving
me a lot of info and us having a laugh together
(always a good sign!).”

– B. Jackson

 

Dear Carole,

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 and the interview was more
conversational. Furthermore and most
importantly, I was well prepared and everything
aspect I prepared for with you was used during
the interview.

Some other good news…yesterday, was really
fabulous as I also received notice of two
additional terrific positions and they both were
referrals from people who worked with me in the
past. Any leads were sparse for a year. But, now
everything seems to be full speed ahead for a
finding a career position that matches with
my values.

You get my five finger vote for Virtual Coach
of the year.

 

Carole, thank you again for your
assistance and help the past
few weeks, especially given the
short-turn around from the time
I was notified when my
interview was scheduled. I will most definitely be
recommending you and passing your name on to
a few of my friends who want to pursue this kind
of work.