5 Essentials to Bring to Every Interview

It’s not easy landing an interview, especially an interview from your dream company. It’s important that you come prepared to every interview, so you don’t sabotage your chances of landing the job. Here are some items to bring to every interview to make the best impression. 1. Several Copies of your Resume You should always… Read more »

6 Things You Should Not Do AFTER an Interview

Leading up to the interview, you’ve probably prepared by researching tips and advice for how to ace the interview. Once the interview is over, you can take a deep sigh of relief, knowing that it’s over. However, be careful. There are a variety of ways that you can sabotage yourself after the interview. These are… Read more »

Tips to Master the Perfect Handshake

You never get a second chance at achieving the best first impression. The handshake is one of the most important aspects of a good first impression. It’s been used for many years in the business world as a professional greeting, so getting it wrong can be detrimental to your first impression. Keep your Right Hand… Read more »

Acing Behavioral Interview Questions

If you’ve ever been interviewed, you may have come across behavioral questions that typically start with “Tell me about a time when…” or “What do you do when…” In those instances, it can be intimidating. You might think that these types of questions can’t be prepared for, but you are mistaken. Here are some tips… Read more »

Tips for Writing a Thank You Note after the Interview

Landing an interview for your dream job is a big deal. Show your appreciation and continuing interest in the position by reaching out in a thank you note. Email vs. Handwritten Many hiring managers have different opinions on this subject. Email seems to be the preferred method of communication, since mailing a handwritten note will… Read more »

How to Answer: “What’s the Biggest Challenge you had to Overcome?”

Interviews are meant to present a hiring manager the opportunity to get to know and better understand you as a professional. It also gives you the best opportunity to demonstrate what makes you great for the company and for the position. A common interview question is “What’s the biggest challenge you had to overcome?” The… Read more »

8 Tips for a Successful Phone Interview

Chances are you will or have already participated in a phone interview. Many companies and recruiters use phone interviews as an initial screening before an in-person interview. You might even have one if the company is out-of-state or in a different country. In a phone interview, you have two assets: your voice and your preparation.… Read more »

How to Answer: “Why did you Leave your Last Job?”

Anybody who has had a job has been asked a form of this question, “Why did you leave your job?” If you left because of something dissatisfying, it’s easy to share information that would emit a negative vibe. The negative vibe won’t sit well with the interviewer. Why they want to know There are 3… Read more »