Top 5 Questions to Prepare For to Nail Your Next Interview

Part 2: “What Is Your Biggest Weakness?”   As we discussed last week, we have listened and learned from many hiring managers and other decision makers regarding how to best prepare a candidate for a job interview. This week brings us to Part 2 of the series, addressing the second of our Top 5 questions: “What is Your Biggest Weakness?”   This is a question that rarely goes unspoken at job interviews across the board. It doesn’t matter if you’re applying to become a secretary or a CEO, addressing the issue of your greatest weaknesses is still a very common question.   It is also one that needs to be given ample time when you consider how to best prepare yourself for the upcoming interview. Why? Because most people find it difficult to speak about their biggest weakness, to spill their guts out in front of perfect strangers whom they are trying to impress and [...]

Top 5 Questions to Prepare For to Nail Your Next Interview 2015-06-29T22:27:50+00:00

Top 5 Questions to Prepare For to Nail Your Next Interview

Part 1: “What Are Your Greatest Strengths?”   Over the years and for your benefit, we have spent a lot of time in research. We have listened and learned from many hiring managers and other decision makers. Our findings have led us to what truly works best in helping a job candidate prepare for the interview process, and we want to take the next several weeks to really emphasize the top 5 most important questions that are commonly asked.   To kick it off, let’s talk about the golden interview question, the one which you can guarantee will be heard. And, it sounds so simple. I mean, who doesn’t like to talk about themselves? Even if you take the modest approach, everyone finds it rather relaxing to answer a question that allows you to pump yourself up a bit, to share why exactly you are so great and will be an asset to the company. [...]

Top 5 Questions to Prepare For to Nail Your Next Interview 2015-06-19T17:39:45+00:00

Exploring the Job App Debate: Jobr vs. Switch

In today’s world, we have more apps on our smart phone than we have names on our Christmas card list! We are connecting with one another more so with our fingers on our phone than with our actual voices. As sad as it may sometimes be that our interactions with the world have been reduced to how we can best utilize the little rectangular device that we hold in our hand, it is our reality. Therefore, we have to do our best to make sure that the way we are taking care of our business is done with efficiency, that we are on point and using the most current and beneficial apps and services to meet our needs. Our time and money are too precious of commodities to be wasted.   So, that said, how does the exploration of smart phone apps apply to the job seeker? Research shows that the job seeker, just like [...]

Exploring the Job App Debate: Jobr vs. Switch 2015-06-12T18:10:06+00:00

Work Benefits: There’s More To Consider Than Just a Paycheck

You’ve been busy on the job trail for months on end until… Finally. You received the phone call you’ve been waiting for, the job interview is yours for the taking. Now it’s time to kick your interview prep work into high gear, to refine the list of questions that may or may not be asked of you. Knowing how to answer such questions will make a huge impact on whether or not you will be highly considered for the job.   However, although there will be a number of questions from your hiring manager that you should be prepared to answer, you should also be prepared with a list of questions of your own. What knowledge do you have of this company? Exactly how much will you get paid? Do you really understand the logistics behind the position you are being considered for? You will want to know the answers to such questions.   Additionally, [...]

Work Benefits: There’s More To Consider Than Just a Paycheck 2015-06-04T23:37:49+00:00