Interview Building a personal brand when preparing for an interview is key! The article, The Recruiter Rejected Me – Because of My Outfit, by Liz Ryan, gave GREAT advice to
I found this great article by Carole Martin, Monster Contributing Writer, on how to boost your Interview Skills. I could not agree more! Take a quick look and see what
According to Liz Ryan, of BusinessWeek, there are 5 out-of-date job search tactics that are killing job opportunities. Click here to ensure your doing the right thing! Parker
Yes, you should. It depends on the situation, which type. If they are going to make a decision in the next hour or so, then send an email. If they
People don’t really know who they are! Or at worst, they don’t know how to communcate who they are to others! Before you begin writing your résumé, making phone calls,
Personal Brand Equity! What is your Personal Brand Equity? There are two components when you are talking about Personal Brand equity: tangible and intangible. Tangible refers to how much your
Absolutely not! Using any type of profanity does not show maturity, in fact it is the opposite. Being too relaxed is not where one should be during an interview. Of
When greeting a receptionist for an interview appointment, you should state your full name first. For example, “Good morning (afternoon, evening), my name is John Smith and I have a
Knee-length socks, also known as over-the-calf, should always be worn with a suit and tie, or for that matter, any business occasion. This includes business casual. The reason is that
Although many corporate cultures support business casual attire, it is always wise to wear a suit to an interview. The definition itself of “Business Casual” varies from business to business,
Nervous habits tend to surface when a person is under pressure or stressed; however, being nervous is normal. It is important to control them as much as possible. If you
If you play with your hands, or tend to play with items when you are nervous, then do not allow your hands to touch. You can gently hold your wrist
You should send a thank you letter or note within 24 hours. The purpose is not only to thank them for their time, but to reiterate why you are the
Having your lower and upper body facing directly to an interviewer gives you a more authoritative presence. Aside from your posture the position of the chair can impact your presence.
You did the right thing. You should NOT partake in any food or beverages. They will only get in your way. You should eat and drink prior to the interview.
Contrary to popular belief, having the gift of gab does not necessarily make you a good communicator. Listening is the key! When you listen, you can respond with answers that