(Breath in…Breath out) You are about to start an interview, and they ask you the notorious question: Can you tell me a little about yourself? A loaded question phrased in only a few words. Thinking about this question might sometimes leave you wondering where to even begin. This question is usually the first one asked in interviews. That is why practicing before the interview is critical. Practice makes it close to perfect and will help when you mess up while doing a mock interview. Also, not knowing how to answer this question is normal, but here I am to tell you these seven tips that will help you stand out and land the job.Continue reading “Who are you? But it’s not what you think…“
Give Me One Reason
An employer only needs ONE reason to screen out a resume and not call someone in for an interview. Experts say it typically takes hiring managers 6–10 seconds to scan through a resume and decide whether a job candidate is worthy of a face–to–face interview.Continue reading “Give Me One Reason “
Can Employers Ask That? Identifying and responding to illegal job interview questions, innocent or otherwise.
Putting your picture, listing your marital status, age, or religious affiliation on your resume is appropriate in other countries. However, this practice makes American Human Resource staff shriek in horror.Continue reading “Can Employers Ask That? Identifying and responding to illegal job interview questions, innocent or otherwise.”
Can’t Fight the Feeling…Or can you?
Do you believe your age is preventing you from getting hired? Ageism can impact anyone, regardless of their age. How do you break the cycle when this happens? The focus of this article is what you can do during an interview to address the interviewer’s underlying concerns.Continue reading “Can’t Fight the Feeling…Or can you?”