12 Signs That Your Job Interview Went Well

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It’s difficult to know exactly how a job interview went, and how you compare to other interviewees in the eyes of the interviewer. But there are a few signs to look out for to give you an idea if the interview went your way. Even if you had a great interview and feel like you knocked it out of the park, make sure to follow-up with the employer after the interview.

 

  1. Interview went longer than planned

    Hiring managers ...

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7 Things to Check Off Your Job Search Check List

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The process of finding a brand new job can be quite time consuming and frustrating. To make sure you don’t miss any important steps in the process, here are 7 things you should make sure are checked off your list to do:

Make sure your resume is up to date

Your resume is your first impression with a hiring manager. Make sure it is up to date, and reflects your job history and experience. Before submitting your resume, make ...

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Don’t Let These Social Media Mistakes Derail Your Job Search

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93% of employers say they will search your social media pages during the interview process. The most common ones are, not surprisingly, LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter, although they may look at other ones as well. What they find on your social media pages will in many cases be the first impression of what kind of person and candidate you are. With that in mind, here are some things you should consider doing on your social media accounts ...

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4 Things You Should Do When Preparing for an Interview

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In sports, the game can sometimes be won or lost before it even starts. The team that shows up best prepared will have a better chance of winning. The same goes for your job interview. There are several things you can do before the interview to increase your chances of success.


Research the company

Before your interview, make sure you’ve spent time researching the company. Go beyond just glancing through their website. Show them that you have taken ...

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4 Ways to Follow Up After a Job Interview

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After the job interview, whether you are still interested in the position or not, you’ll want to make it part of your interview strategy to follow up with the interviewer. Following up can give you the edge you need to get the job offer over others who interviewed for the position. But many job seekers are unsure of how and when it is appropriate to follow up. Here are a few tips:

  1. Ask about next steps before leaving ...
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10 Frequently Asked Interview Questions

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If a company sticks to the common or frequently asked interview questions over the more recently integrated behavioral interview questions, below are several to think about before you head to your interview. I don’t recommend that you have canned answers to every question, but being familiar if you are asked will help ease some additional interview stress.

1. Tell me about yourself…

May seem like the interviewer is trying to open ...

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Purpose of an Interview

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It is important to remember that the purpose of the interview is a two-way street, for the employer to find out if you are the best candidate for the job, and to find out if this is a good opportunity to you.

The employer will ask interview questions of you to answer these questions for the hiring manager or company:

Can you do the job?

  • Do you have the appropriate background, including education, skills, and experience?
  • Do you have the expertise ...
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6 Inappropriate Behaviors During an Interview

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Whether you are an interview expert or looking for advice for your first interview, it is important to think about your behavior during an interview as it is a major representation of you. Here are 6 inappropriate behaviors to avoid during an interview.

Cocky or arrogant

In life, a pinch of arrogance might be appropriate, but it’s inappropriate during a job interview where you are being evaluated not just for the skills you bring to the table, but whether ...

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Strange Interview Questions Explained

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Last week, I reached out to my Facebook friends and asked them to tell me the strangest interview question they have ever been asked. As long as the interview questions aren’t inappropriate, strange interview questions are asked to see how quick you are on your toes, ultimately explaining more about your personality, and if you would make a good fit in the organization. Below are some of the questions that were asked of my Facebook friends, and ...

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7 Steps to be More Prepared for an Interview

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With these 7 minimal steps you will be more prepared for a job interview, and more than likely impress the interviewer than most.  A lasting impression is made in JUST 120 seconds!

1. Dress appropriately.

Do not overdress or underdress. Feel free to call the receptionist and ask what the dress code is, or search their website for in office pictures. Recruiters often help with this because they know the company culture. If you are working with a staffing ...

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