Archive for June, 2014

Emotional Preparation for Interviews

Emotional Preparation for Interviews

Hiring is an emotional process for both the candidate and the interviewer. Hiring is an emotional process for both the candidate and the interviewer. The hiring process is shrouded with a veneer of logic “to hire the best qualified person”, but in reality it is grounded with emotion. Your enthusiasm, confidence and energy will determine […]

How to Get an Interview – Currency of Trust

How to Get an Interview – Currency of Trust

Your interview skills will determine if you get the job offer. Networking is the process of contacting your friends and colleagues to inform them of your job search. While networking is a powerful technique, many professionals are not comfortable calling people they don’t know. The networking script and guidelines provided below will deliver the results […]

Interview Question – What Are Your Weaknesses?

Interview Question – What Are Your Weaknesses?

How should you answer the age old questions…What are your weaknesses? Michael Neece puts things in perspective. What Are Your Weaknesses? By: Michael R. Neece, CEO Interview Mastery Conventional advice recommends you respond to this question by stating a weakness that is really a positive or translating a weakness into a positive like “I’m a […]

Thriving on Phone Interviews

Thriving on Phone Interviews

Phone interviews are frequently used by companies to save time by pre-qualifying your interest and expertise. The following are some recommendations to ensure your next phone interview is successful for you.

Behavioral – Event Interview Questions

Behavioral – Event Interview Questions

Overview During the interview, you are asked to describe how you dealt with a difficult team situation in the past. Asking you about the past indicates this is a most likely a behavioral-event interview (BEI) question. Responding requires you need to recall an example when you dealt with a specific situation. BEI have been used […]

Choose the Right Words for Your Resume and Interview

Choose the Right Words for Your Resume and Interview

Sometimes choosing the correct words in your resume and during an interview can make all the difference. The words you use to express yourself say more about you than you think. In fact, your vocabulary and the use of appropriate words say more about you than the message you are trying communicate. You are judged […]

Interview Feedback – Very Important!

Interview Feedback – Very Important!

Getting feedback after the interview is invaluable to not only finding out where you stand but also what went right and what went wrong. Asking for Feedback Imagine leaving the interview with a report on how you did and where there were some concerns. Not in this lifetime! You’re not asking for a lot. You […]

Job Interview Question: Why Should We Hire You?

Job Interview Question: Why Should We Hire You?

How would you answer the question? Give them great reasons. This is one of those broad questions that can take you down the wrong road unless you have done some thinking about what to say ahead of time. This question deals with your ability to sell yourself. Think of yourself as the product. Why should […]

Job Interviewing Question: Why Do You Want To Work For This Company?

Job Interviewing Question: Why Do You Want To Work For This Company?

You better have a good answer in mind. This question almost always comes up in one form or another. The first answer that comes to mind is, “Because you have an opening, and I need a job.” While this may be the truth, it is not an answer that will get you points in a […]

Job Interview Question: What Did You Like Least About Your Last Job?

Job Interview Question: What Did You Like Least About Your Last Job?

Be careful on answering what you ‘didn’t like out your last job, company, employer, etc. You don’t want to come off negative. This question is somewhat of a trap, because it asks for a negative answer. If you haven’t given it some thought, you may blurt out something about your boss or the company, and […]