Archive for 'Interviews'
Posted on02. Jul, 2015 by Erin Kennedy.
When you sit down for that job interview, the last thing you want to be worried about is what you are wearing. That choice should have been made a few days beforehand, if possible, to give you time to put together an “interview outfit” that gives confidence.You want to make sure that you are dressing […]
Posted on01. Jun, 2015 by Erin Kennedy.
Most of the time, a job interview will consist of you answering questions. But most interviewers will also ask if you have any questions, and it’s a good idea to be prepared to ask the right kind. You don’t have to use my phrasing, but think through why these questions are good to ask and […]
Posted on13. Mar, 2015 by John Lynn.
It’s Friday. I thought it would be fun to offer a great interview tip that had a little humor as well. I think many who read this will know the challenge that’s presented. Enjoy! Brush up on your interview etiquette with these 13 tips: http://t.co/kcBovZCKIx #interview #jobSearch #catmeme pic.twitter.com/Y3tajUlnZJ — RVMCareers (@RVMCareers) March 5, 2015 […]
Posted on11. Mar, 2015 by John Lynn.
Mashable posted this really amazing story of karma at work on the way to a job interview. Here’s the story: Here’s a tip: If you’re heading to a job interview, try not to barge into people and tell them to go f*** themselves on the way there – because they might end up being your […]
Posted on02. Mar, 2015 by Paul Smith.
Behavioral Interviews(BI). I hate them. That said, I think they are demeaning, age discriminatory and lead to conclusions that have no basis in reality. If you are a candidate and you end up with a session run by HR you will be having a BI. You absolutely need to be prepared. If you are not, […]
Posted on04. Nov, 2014 by Erin Kennedy.
At any good interview there comes a point in where the job applicant is asked, “do you have any questions for me?” This is a tipping point that can go in your favor if you show that you have researched the company and care about the job itself more than the paycheck or benefits. It […]
Posted on24. Sep, 2014 by Guest Blogger.
The following is a guest blog post by Mike Bunch, Managing Director, CTG Health Solutions’ Resource Management Team. Congratulations! You’ve made it to the job interview. Everything is progressing smoothly – you’re feeling comfortable, answering all the questions thoughtfully, making a personal connection with the interviewer – and then it happens. The interviewer asks an […]
Posted on12. Sep, 2014 by Erin Kennedy.
It may not seem like a tricky question, but your response to, “Where do you see yourself in five years?” can easily make or break your interview. This frequently asked question is not only considered to be one of the most hated and laziest questions asked during an interview, but also the most common. One thing for sure is that […]
Posted on26. Jun, 2014 by Erin Kennedy.
Does the sound of ‘group interview’ make you cringe? Does it immediately bring to mind Will Smith in ‘Men in Black‘ and the weird egg shaped chair? Did you think, ‘Uh-uh. No way!’? I did too, until I did a little research on it. Group interviews are held when multiple applicants are seeking a limited […]
Posted on21. May, 2014 by John Lynn.
Kate Ottavio published a list of what she calls “interview deal breakers.” She was definitely writing from the perspective of hiring a healthcare PR professional, but I thought that the list was applicable to healthcare IT as well. Here’s her list: Lack of passion/definitiveness for career choice doesn’t look good. Assuming you got the job. […]
Posted on25. Apr, 2014 by Cassie Sturdevant.
Dear Cassie, Do recruiters still expect a written resume, or is a link to my LinkedIn profile enough? It’s basically the same information and it seems redundant to create a resume. Thanks, Tim G. Dear Tim G., Yes, a written resume is an absolute must and is still expected by recruiters. I actually have a […]