I have been offered a sales job at a major HVAC manufacturer. I have a DUI arrest; not a conviction. Also, I have a 6 year old misdemeanor reckless conduct in my background. Would this disqualify me from employment?
This is a tough question, and admittedly, not my area of expertise. However, most companies do conduct background checks. There are generally timeframes as to how far back in time the background is conducted.…View all answers »
Any tips on succeeding in a group interview?
It can always be nerve-racking in a one-on-one interview, let alone a group interview. Be confident when you walk into the room. It’s a great first impression to give the interviewer(s). If the interviewers…View all answers »
When applying for jobs I noticed that many ask that you email your resume and cover letter to a general employment email address. I know this may seem like a simple question, but what is the correct format for emailing this information? Should I attach both the cover letter and resume in separate files or type the cover letter in the message box and then attach the resume?
I think you could go either way on this. I’ve seen cover letters and resumes sent in both formats and I don’t think either format comes across badly or would hinder your chance of being selected…View all answers »
I have an interview for a Mechanical Engineering Internship position on the 21st. I was told that it will be a phone call interview and that three engineers would be present for the same. They informed me that the duration of the interview would be an hour. I would like to know if such interviews are more technical or oriented to getting to know the candidate. Any tips on tackling the interview ?
My best guess would be that the interview will be a little bit of both. The interview will most likely start out by getting to know you and learning about your educational background and work history. Come…View all answers »
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