As anyone who has been in a job search for a while knows, being invited to a job interview is not something easily achieved. Becoming one of the few candidates rather than being part of the usually gigantic crowd of job applicants is a major victory. Unfortunately, too many job candidates blow their interview opportunities, wasting all that time and effort. How do they blow it? By making some serious, yet often subtle, job interview mistakes.
You thought the interview went well. You expected to go on to the next round. Maybe even get a job offer.
Instead, even after following up in a professional manner, you’ve heard nothing. What went wrong?
You thought you did really well at your last job interview. You answered every question perfectly. But you never heard back. Nada. Nothing.
Well, maybe what you said wasn’t the problem… it was what you didn’t say. Maybe your biggest mistakes were nonverbal.
If you don’t have much prior interview experience (or if it’s been a while since you’ve done one), an interview can seem a little intimidating.
Whether it’s in person, over the phone, or via Skype, the best thing you can do to prepare is practice…
Our friends at the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) asked their members this question: “During a job interview (either while job hunting or hiring), what was the worst thing that ever happened?” Here’s a collection of answers we’re sure you’ll find powerful learning lessons as you prepare for your next job interview: An Interviewee Yelled at Me Prior to an interview for an internship position, I Googled the candidate to see if I could find his LinkedIn or any of his work. Instead, the first result was his Twitter photo which showed him in front of 100 beers. He was
Data shows that Millennials are more likely to change jobs than any generation before. In fact, the average 24-year-old today has already held 6.4 jobs.