Category Archives: Job Interviews

For Your Next Job Interview: 3 TED Talks on Body Language

Ted Talk

It’s common for job seekers to concentrate on planning memorable and convincing answers to typical job interview questions. We practice and practice until the words come out just right.

Not so common: preparing for non-verbal communication, or body language…   

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10 Secrets to Acing Your Online Video Job Interview

Job interview meme

Because they enable inexpensive long-distance face-to-face discussions as well as quick discussions over short distances, online job interviews via video (typically Skype, Zoom or Google Hangout) are becoming much more common. So how do you make sure you’re ready for your close-up? Start with ten secrets, and then ace your next video interview… Ask This One Question First First and foremost, be sure to get an answer to the question, “What video method will you be using?” If the answer is Skype or Hangout, immediately start with the preparation steps below using the appropriate network. On the other hand, if the employer   

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5 Ways to Seem Far More Experienced During a Job Interview

Look More Experienced

In a world that embraces the fresh ideas and ever-evolving skill sets that Millennials have to offer, it should come as no surprise that youth is becoming more and more respected and valued in the workplace.

That said, there are still some professional settings in which age, maturity, and experience reign—including job interviews…   

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There Are 3 Types of Job Applicants: Which Are You?


Hiring a full time employee for my Los Angeles office has been an eye-opening experience, as both a hiring manager and a career consultant.

Granted, over the course of my recruiting career I have hired for hundreds of jobs; I’m used to the influx of under-qualified applicants…   

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Many Job Interviews and No Offers? Time to Audit Your Performance


You might have had a few, maybe several, interviews. But so far… no offers. That could mean the competition was significantly more qualified than you were. Or that you must improve how you interview.

Or it could mean it’s time to audit your job interview performance…   

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Signs Your Job Interview Isn’t Going Well (And How to Recover)

Job Interview Disconnect

Sometimes, even during a job interview, you have the feeling that things aren’t going well for you.

Often, things aren’t as bad as they seem; your nerves might be getting the best of you. Other times, you may be right… and you may be losing your audience to distractions, outside influences, or disinterest in you.   

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