How To Show Enthusiasm In A Job Interview

You’ve heard that you need to show enthusiasm in a job interview, right? Well, it’s true!  But if you’re an introvert, or not a high-energy person, how do you do it? And how do you make it seem natural, without going overboard? As an introvert myself, I’ve discovered there are easy ways to bump upContinue reading “How To Show Enthusiasm In A Job Interview”

3 Ways Job Seekers Get This Interview Question Wrong, And How You Should Answer It

Have you struggled with how to answer “Tell me about yourself” in a job interview? It is one of the most common interview questions, and it causes many job seekers to stumble when answering it.

3 Incredibly Easy Steps To Ensure You Ace Your Next Job Interview!

Photo: Bruce Mars | Job interviews strike fear in most of us, but a little preparation can help your meeting with an employer go well. Of course you need to remember the basics: arrive early, leave your cell phone in the car, dress professionally, and research the company and position as much as possibleContinue reading “3 Incredibly Easy Steps To Ensure You Ace Your Next Job Interview!”

Master the Art of the Informational Interview

Photo: Christina Morillo | Some people assume only students or new grads should go on informational interviews, but it can be a worthwhile endeavor for other job seekers as well. Career changers will especially find it useful. What It Is The purpose of an informational interview is to learn more about an industry orContinue reading “Master the Art of the Informational Interview”

Hate Your Former Boss? Handle These Job Interview Questions Carefully

Photo: Andre Hunter / It happens in job interviews all the time. People who are unhappy with former employers share all the reasons their last boss was a jerk. While it may be true, this is not an appropriate subject for your interview. Here are three reasons bad-mouthing a former boss is a badContinue reading “Hate Your Former Boss? Handle These Job Interview Questions Carefully”

Master These Simple Interview Basics To Excel At Job Interviews

Photo: Sebastian Herrmann | Why do some people excel at job interviews, but you feel like it is always a struggle? If the thought of a job interview creates a bit of panic for you, try these steps to calm your nerves and prepare to crush your competition. Plan your outfit. You don’t wantContinue reading “Master These Simple Interview Basics To Excel At Job Interviews”

Career Changers: Identify Your Transferable Skills

Photo: Anna Shvets | Transferable skills are some of the most important things you can highlight on your résumé. When I teach workshops, I often find people have not heard this term before. Here is a simple definition: Transferable skills are simply skills you gain through previous jobs, hobbies, and volunteer or life experiences.Continue reading “Career Changers: Identify Your Transferable Skills”