Job Candidates, when getting ready for an interview it is easy to remember to prepare how to talk about your own accomplishments, highlights and why you are the best person for the job. These positive attributes seem like mentionable no brainers to talk about. What is one important detail aspect that you might be forgetting?
Job Candidates, when you are scheduled for a video interview with an employer or recruiter, we have one tip.This seems like an obvious tip, why would anyone be late for an interview? It is important to be on time to any interview. In a perfect world, no candidates would ever be late for a job interview, but it happens. Even with C-Level executives.
When you get to a certain point in your longstanding career or have been out of the job market for a while you become out of practice with job interviewing. Even if you have been the interviewer, you will be out of practice answering questions about yourself. You need to practice and prepare yourself for entering the job hunt again, it can be with mock interviews, or just practice answering questions out loud to yourself - maybe even recording yourself to play back your presentation.
Recruiting and consulting firms are very familiar with new hire contract and employment negotiations. In fact, seeing them crash is something that is also very common. Two topics that need to be focused on during this negotiation period are timing and tone.
One of the most common job interview questions is the very simple question of “tell me about yourself”. Oddly enough, it is the question that people stumble on most often. This is such a basic question, that hopefully this blog topic will help give an idea of what you could answer with.
That fancy Ivy League degree or PhD doesn’t mean you are going to get the job you want. As a recruiting firm, Riderflex speaks with different employers very often. Often, employers tell us now that they do not care about where someone went to school or how fancy their degree is.