With companies focused on reducing employee turnover and improving employee engagement, why aren't more companies leveraging the use of exit interviews (aka employee exit surveys)? Businesses today are paying top dollar to recruit, hire, and train talent. Yet, those budgets seem to run dry at one … [Read more...] about How Employers Benefit From Exit Interviews [+List of 10 Example Questions]
We all get asked this seemingly simple job interview question. And, we've all mucked it up at one time or another. What question am I referring to? The most straightforward question of them all: tell me about yourself. This question pops up in every interview forum, including panel … [Read more...] about The Simple Job Interview Question Too Many Interviewees Goof Up
When all eyes are on you, panel interviews can be the most stressful even for qualified jobseekers. Sadly, you don't have the luxury of waiting for this "interview trend" to end because panel interviews are here to stay, and unfortunately, will continue in popularity. [Related: 5 Advanced Resume … [Read more...] about New Advice to Help You Dominate That Next Panel Interview [In-Depth Jobseeker’s Guide]
Weird interview questions can be tough and somewhat of a "fad" to today's recruiters and HR managers. It's tough having successful interviews since the questions keep changing. Common Interview Questions You're already preparing for the most common interview questions, like these, right: Tell Me … [Read more...] about How to Answer These 5 Weird Interview Questions
“When a job posting asks for your target salary, what should you do?” Here's a little background on why the company is asking in the first place ... FOR PRESCREENING PURPOSES. That's it! This sucks right? First, you need to know the difference between salary history & salary target You need … [Read more...] about How To Answer Employer’s Request For Your Target Salary?
Have you ever been in the middle of a conversation and found yourself distracted by the number of times a person says, “umm” or “do you know what I mean?” It starts out somewhat funny but quickly becomes an annoyance. To avoid becoming annoyed, make a game out of the situation by counting the … [Read more...] about How to Control Unfavorable Speaking Habits During Job Interviews
You’ve worked hard to get here. You’ve sent out 31 resumes, networked, attended job fairs, enrolled in school for more education – you’ve taken all the right steps. Then, one afternoon the phone rings. “Yes, we’d like you to come in for an interview. Is next Tuesday at 10:00 alright with you?” … [Read more...] about 10 Things You Must Do Before That Successful Interview
"I'm having problems with my references. Some of the individuals on my current reference sheet are no longer reachable. What can I do?" Keeping a list of fresh references for prospective employers is ideal, but sometimes, the seemingly easy task can be difficult to complete. Over time, people move … [Read more...] about 3 Tips to Avoid Issues With Your References