Earlier this week, I flew back to New Jersey to give a presentation, and came in early to spend a few days in New York City to soak up some culture. What was originally going to be personal time ended up being a busy work trip filled with meetings with business contacts, recruiters, and social… Read more »
Tag: Interview advice
Authenticity Has To Be Real In A Job Search
Be yourself… “fake it ‘til you make it” simply doesn’t fly in today’s economy. Employers are getting more sophisticated and able to sniff out smoke screens from lesser qualified applicants trying to puff themselves up to something that they aren’t. Focus on being the best you that you can be in the interview, but don’t… Read more »
Who’s Driving The Interview Bus?
So, who is exactly in control during the actual interview? Did you guess the employer? Wrong. You BOTH are in control. Most job applicants mentally hand over all the power in a job search to the prospective employer, being that they (the employer) has something that the candidate wants (the job). It’s easy to think… Read more »
Preparing For An Interview Is Also A Proactive Process
Many times, we don’t consciously think about what we need to do to prepare for an interview until we get the call that an employer wants to talk to us about a job opening. Then all hell breaks loose. It’s a mad scramble to pull together documents and read up about a company to be… Read more »