Job Interview Tips

Techniques for Acing a Group Interview

Techniques for Acing a Group Interview

Oh the dreaded group interview! Even more deodorant worthy than a traditional face to face meeting – these interviews have a tendency to strike fear into the hearts of even the most seasoned professional. But fear not! It is easy to overcome this challenge of all challenges. Read on below to learn some specific techniques […]

How to Handle Interview Silence

Oh the dreaded interview silence. His pesky presence is seemingly lurking around every corner. Sometimes you’re lucky and he doesn’t show up (he obviously had better places to be). But those times he does decide to make an appearance in an interview? Whew. He usually drags his friends along too…Mr. Sweaty Palms, Ms. Butterflies in […]

How to Handle Interview Silence

How Are You Supposed to Answer, “What Are Your Weaknesses?”

It’s the dreaded interview question. The one that makes your hands get clammy and your throat close up. None of us ever want to answer it. Of course not, because an interview is about showing our perfect professional selves, right? It’s about being absolutely 100% perfect for the job, about having polish and poise and […]

How Are You Supposed to Answer, “What Are Your Weaknesses?”

What To Do When an Interviewer is Distracted

You applied for your dream job, and got the call. The hiring manager wants to interview you! You are surprised and nervous and your mind is whirling. Is your suit clean? Do you need a haircut? How will you calm those nerves? You get your clothes together and set aside time for clear thinking the […]

What To Do When an Interviewer is Distracted

How to Write a Memorable Thank You Letter After Your Interview

Phew, the interview is over. You put on the suit, shook hands, smiled until your cheeks hurt. You talked about your skills and your background, shared a witty story or two, and slyly threw in a comment about your interviewer’s alma mater. Now what? One of the first steps in making sure you are remembered […]

How to Write a Memorable Thank You Letter After Your Interview

Keeping Your Cool Before An Interview

You’ve created a strong résumé, one that gets results. And it’s gotten you an interview. Congrats! Now that you have your foot in the door, perhaps you’re feeling nervous about interviewing. No need to fear–there are several things you can do to help yourself stay calm before a job interview. Practice If you are someone […]

Keeping Your Cool Before An Interview

Things You Need to Know About Group Interviews

Is there anything more exciting than getting that call for an interview? You’ve been waiting by the phone, checking messages and email constantly and now you know you made it. YOU SCORED THAT INTERVIEW. Inside you are elated and invisibly giving yourself the fist bump when the person on the other end of the phone […]

Things You Need to Know About Group Interviews

Great Questions to Ask in a Job Interview

When I teach career development classes, I often compare the interview process to dating. There’s the same nervousness, sweaty palms and anxious wondering. “Will they like me?” When interviews go well and the conversation is flowing, it can often feel like good chemistry! Think about how you feel when you’re preparing to go on a […]

10 Great Questions to Ask in a Job Interview

5 Difficult Interview Questions (And How to Answer Them)

Some people dread job interviews, and some people thrive at job interviews. Regardless of the category you fall into, there are those interview questions we all hate. You know the ones I am talking about. They are the questions that stump you during your interview preparations or the questions you complain to your friends about. […]

5 Difficult Interview Questions (And How to Answer Them)

Five Things You Should Definitely Do Before A Job Interview

So your resume and cover letter have passed the acid test and you’re over the first hurdle – you’ve just been granted an interview. Fantastic news – but now is not a time to rest on your laurels. In fact, it’s time to up your game. Now that you’ve landed an interview, the opportunity is […]

Five Things You Should Definitely Do Before A Job Interview

Why You Should Also Be Thinking About ASKING Questions During Your Interview

Last week, I attended a speech on campus featuring a Fortune 100 executive. During the exchange with the audience, one student asked “Aside from basic qualifications, what might candidates do to stand out during the interview process?” The speaker immediately responded (and I’m paraphrasing here): “You need to be able to ask good questions during […]

Why You Should Also Be Thinking About ASKING Questions During Your Interview

Interview attire for the casually corporate

If you asked most professionals what they wore to their last job interview the most common answer would undoubtedly be “a suit.” For the duration of my career not only have I worn a suit for job interviews but I have also told hundreds, maybe thousands of students, “no matter what, wear a suit!” My […]

Interview attire for the casually corporate

5 Great Tips for an Interview Self-Confidence Boost

Right now is what I like to call “interview season” – the time of year when many companies are gearing up their hiring process and colleges around the country are preparing to send thousands of talented young candidates into the job market. At my office, we are busy preparing internship and full-time job applicants to […]

5 Great Tips for an Interview Self-Confidence Boost

Four Interview Habits You Desperately Need to Change

Over the years, I’ve had the opportunity to interview tons of college students. Because this is the first time many are having a professional interview, missteps are expected, and we all make them along the way. The great part of making mistakes is sharing the lessons learned, and helping others avoid them. Here are a […]

Four Interview Habits You Desperately Need to Change

The Perks of Informational Interviews

One of the biggest fears that undergrads have is going into the wrong choice of career. What if I accept this job and it’s not right for me? I didn’t have a chance to intern in this industry, so how do I know if it’s a good fit for me…should I still apply? All of […]

The Perks of Informational Interviews