Your job interview is coming up, and you’re stressing as to what you’ll wear. Every job is different, so you may be wondering what the dress code is for this particular interview. And if you get the job, will you have to wear the same type of clothing that you wore to the interview? The hiring manager told you the dress code is business casual - what does that even mean?
How to Flaunt Your Problem-Solving Skills in an Interview
You’ve snagged an interview for the job of your dreams and are ready to hit the big leagues. Before you begin planning your first day outfit, you are going to need to knock the interview out of the park. Luckily for you, there’s one topic upon which employers almost always touch during interviews: problem solving abilities.
A resume is often your first impression to a potential employer, so it is important to spend time perfecting it. That means that you want to be sure to avoid any obvious errors because that can be enough to disqualify your resume during a recruiter’s six-second scan. Here are five of the most common resume killers to avoid!
The cover letter is an incredibly helpful tool when applying to jobs because it provides recruiters with a more well-rounded sense of your skillset and who you are. However, if you are going to include a cover letter in your application, be sure to do it right.
There are many benefits of phone interviews for both the company and the applicant, the biggest one being time. Hiring managers have tight schedules and can’t afford to interview every candidate, so a phone interview is a great way to screen potential interviewees. For the applicant, this is a crucial step that will determine whether you get the next interview and move on in the hiring process, so it’s important to polish up your phone skills.
Some people love networking; it’s a great opportunity to meet all sorts of people and pick their brains about different companies or industries. Other people hate it; it may feel awkward introducing yourself to people and asking them to help you advance (or start) your career. Whether you fall into one of those groups, or somewhere in between, the reality is that networking is essential to any career and it is something you must grow comfortable doing well.
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