Tag Archives: interviewing

Internships and how to make the most of them

Don’t simply do the grunt work all interns get. Ask for more, seek it out and learn from it. Continue reading

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10 job interview questions to prep for

I particularly liked its advice about the weakness question, one people too often try to finesse and sound overly cleaver about. Continue reading

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Job interview misconceptions you should know

Feeling that you weren’t most qualified if you don’t get a job is counter-productive in a number of ways, most importantly in hurting your confidence for other interviews. Continue reading

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Top 5 Job Hunting posts for 2013

You have to know who you are before you can find a suitable job. Fool yourself into thinking you’re someone you’re not and you’ll find it very difficult to land a job that suits you. Continue reading

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What are 10 job hunting mistakes?

I might quibble with some of his Top 10 but I can agree if you do them all, your chances of finding a job will likely go down. Continue reading

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Job Networking — three helpful phrases can go a long way

The second phrase is “do you know anyone at,” because you can’t know everyone but you can hopefully know somebody who knows somebody, who knows…you get the idea. Continue reading

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Know somebody at a potential employer– keep it to yourself

Name dropping can make you seem smug and can irritate an HR person who might feel you’re belittling their role by mentioning your contact, writes Andrew Klappholz on TheLadders.com.
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What happens when you don’t get that job you wanted?

tThe point that potential employers make hiring mistakes is a valid one to help get you back in job hunting mode. Continue reading

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How do actors go job hunting?

First, it assumes you come prepared, no matter what the requirements set out before hand. Continue reading

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How good are you on phone interviews?

Know what you’re talking points are going to be for the call. Know what key words are in the ad you answered and be sure to get them in your answers. Continue reading

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