Job Interview

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Hiring Discrimination – Callback rates nearly 50% higher for applicants with “white” names

A different name alone can dramatically decrease the chances of being invited to a job interview. In the United States, a pioneering study found that the callback rate for a job interview was nearly 50% higher for applicants with “white” names (Emily Walsh and Greg Baker) than for otherwise similar persons with African-American names (Lakisha … Continue reading

Job Interview – 21 Best Tips (infographic)

There’s much more to a successful job interview than just knowing how to answer the most commonly asked questions. To make things easier for you, we’ve prepared some more tips that will help you prepare for everything else that comes with a job interview. Chosen excerpts by Job Market Monitor. Read the whole story at  22+ … Continue reading

Job Interview – What candidates should never ask

1. Questions You Should Already Know The key to the Q&A is realizing that the questions you ask are a reflection of what is important to you, your preparation and existing knowledge. Don’t ask questions that you should already know the answer. 2. Questions That Disempower You Under the stress of an interview, many people tend … Continue reading

 Bad Job Interview – I didn’t show them who I am

“That’s what makes people feel bad,” Cuddy said.  People can generally accept a negative concrete outcome — like not landing the job — if they felt like they presented themselves well. That led Cuddy to realize that success in challenging situations is about leaving without regret and feeling satisfied that you did the best you could. Cuddy … Continue reading

Job Interview – Questions to avoid

Here are 17 questions you’ll want to avoid during the first job interview, as they may do more harm than good: What does your company do? What will my salary be? Will I have to work long hours? How soon can I take a vacation? How quickly could I be considered for a promotion? When … Continue reading

Job Interview – Body language mistakes

1) Avoiding eye contact  2) Bad posture 3) Fidgeting 4) A weak handshake 5) Checking the time 6) Frowning 7) Crossing your arms 8) Invading personal space Chosen excerpts by Job Market Monitor. Read the whole story at The 8 Biggest Body Language Mistakes. Related Posts Embarrassing Job Interview Mistakes POSTED BY MICHEL COURNOYER ⋅ DECEMBER 16, 2014 … Continue reading

Embarrassing Job Interview Mistakes

Sometimes job applicants are memorable for the wrong reasons, a new OfficeTeam survey shows. Managers were asked to recount the most embarrassing job interview mistakes they have heard of or been witness to. Here are some of their responses: “The candidate called the interviewer by the wrong name.” “One job seeker had lettuce in his … Continue reading

Job Interviews Should be a Conversation – 10 questions to ask

Although job interviews often feel like an interrogation, they’re meant to be a conversation between you and a potential employer. Asking plenty of questions during a job interview can not only help you build a dialogue, but it can also help you evaluate if the job is right for you. Before you pick and choose … Continue reading

Job Interview – Gauging soft skills

Read on for two questions you can ask in future interviews that will help you sniff out theperfect people to add to your team. 1. “Can you tell me about a time when you worked as part of a group?” To start with, red-flag a candidate who tells a story about how the group was … Continue reading

Job Interview – The basics

There are a few basics that every person who’s preparing for, or facing a job interview, should know… So, what are the types of questions the interviewer might ask? Here are a few examples. The common interview questions. There are probably 20 or 30 common questions typically asked in interviews. They’re easily found because most … Continue reading

Job Interview – Narcissists perform best study finds

Job applicants with narcissistic personalities are more successful than equally qualified candidates who act more modestly, according to a new study.  The research also found that applicants from countries with cultures that place greater emphasis on humility may find it tougher to land a job. The study, which was conducted at the University of British … Continue reading

Job Interview – The water test

A GREAT résumé, the right answers in the interview and stellar references may not be enough to nab the dream job in a competitive employment market.With so many qualified candidates out there, employers are able to be much pickier. We all know that presenting well in the job interview is important but you may be … Continue reading

Job Interview – 15 things a recruiter look for

This is what recruiter look for when you walk into his office for an interview:  Be Yourself! Be Confident in Who You Are and What You Have to Offer Look Me in the Eyes Tell Me a Good Story Sit Up Straight Relax Practice Practice Practice Know the Job and the Company Make Sure You Know … Continue reading

Job Interview – 10 Things that must be said

There is a ton of advice out there about what not to say in an interview don’t badmouth your boss, don’t ask about salary in the first five minutes, etc.. But how do you know what you must say in an interview? How can you influence the recruiter so she knows, without a doubt, that … Continue reading

Teacher / Job hunting and interview advice

Headteachers and education recruitment experts share their tips on standing out in the job seeking process Continue reading

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