For your next job interview, don’t prepare to give answers about your skills and experience. Instead, prepare to tell your career stories.
Well-crafted career stories can be a powerful tool to show a prospective employer what kind of worker you are. And, when you craft your stories ahead of time, you’re less likely to stray off topic, talk too much or give information that you’d rather not.
Here are 5 career stories you should be able to tell at your next interview (this list is by no means exhaustive!):
No doubt, new grads will continue to face a stressful job search after they move their tassels.
The class of 2013 will have 1,744,000 bachelor’s degree graduates, reports NACE. Yet, organizations plan to hire only 2.1 percent more new grads from the class of 2013 than they did from the class of 2012.
How can you stand out? It may just come down to how you answer the top interview questions…
Lately, I’ve been Tweeting quite a few thoughts on how jobseekers might want to use social media.
For the benefit of the YouTern/#InternPro community, here they are… all in one place…
We don’t mean to beat an unemployed horse by saying the economy still isn’t back to where it needs to be… and there are still far too many of us out of work.
That said, companies are hiring. As the title of this week’s #InternPro Chat mentions, the mission is not impossible. It only feels that way sometimes…
Young job-seekers are tumbling out of college with little to no work experience… and a resume that looks more like a static mini-autobiography than a dynamic story.
With the job market saturated with talent and eager workers, how can a young graduate stand out from the pack?
Congratulations! You’re starting the summer off right with an internship! A full-time job, however, is still front-of-mind.
By creating a good relationship with your supervisors, being open and up front about your goals, and knowing your strengths within the organization, you can differentiate yourself and get ahead on your job search.