Tag Archives: Job Interviews

Why Do Recruiters Ask Those Dumb Questions? [Infographic]

Why Do Recruiters Ask Those Questions

During a job interview, you are quite likely to hear a question that comes out of nowhere… that makes no sense, whatsoever.

And yet – as shown in this infographic from Sample Questionnaire – there’s a method to the madness…   

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Win Your Job Interview with a 30-60-90 Day Plan

Career Sherpa

You’ve been invited back for your second or third interview and you want to really “Wow” them. You want them to know how truly interested you are in the company – and the company!

Can creating a 30-60-90 Day plan seal the deal?   

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7 Things Never to Say in a Screening Job Interview

Never Say

With the recruiting market picking up, I am screening more candidates than I have in a long time.

A majority of the candidates I am talking to haven’t looked for jobs in years. So I’m not blaming the candidates for being a little rusty on their interview skills…   

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The Evolution of Job Interviews [Infographic]

Evolution of the Job Interview

Long gone are the days of relying on references and canned questions to evaluate job candidates.

Today’s interview process has evolved to include pre-screening candidates online, using social media to determine personality traits, and methods for testing candidates’ knowledge and skills. And who really knows what tomorrow will bring?   

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Get the Job Interview: 6 Tips for Your 6 Seconds

Your Resume Has 6 Seconds

Yes, recruiters spend an average of six seconds initially reviewing a resume. In the same time it takes you to watch a Vine, a recruiter decides whether you will move forward in the hiring process. Six seconds can change your life. This article shows you six ways to make sure your resume makes the best use of every second… and you get the interview. Be a Really Good Fit for the Job Obvious advice, but this truth is ignored by way too many job seekers. If you’re not qualified for the job… you will not be successful in the traditional application   

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6 Ways Your Job Search Is Being Suffocated

Job Search Suffocating

As recent graduates have learned this summer, the job market is still a hot mess. Not enough jobs, too many applicants, and HR departments that move slower than anyone ever expected.

And then there are the issues job seekers bring on themselves; the mistakes that cost them interviews – and jobs…   

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