There are a number of ways to get a job interview. Lately, online job searching seems to get the most attention, but there is also another way you can get yourself an interview: cold calling.
You’re feeling good today because you were invited to an interview. You feel even better because you know that you have the perfect skills and experience; plus, you’ve already prepared a list of questions and answers. However, once you get to the interview, you did some small thing that irritated the interviewer. You can prevent this from happening by learning about the following common interviewer pet peeves.
So, you’ve already decided that it’s time to look for better opportunities, something that can offer what you’re current situation doesn’t. The problem is, you’re already employed. Searching for a job while employed presents a unique set of challenges, and when not handled properly, it can end up in a big mess. The following tips can help you succeed in your job search when you already have one.
Starting to look elsewhere after a few years of working at a company is not unusual, especially when you’ve been stuck in your position for a while with no foreseeable change. However, most people make the mistake of waiting until they lose their current job before starting to look for a new job.
It’s been a long time coming. You’ve been searching for a job for weeks now, and this is the first time you were invited for an interview. So, you got ready by getting a good night’s sleep and preparing answers to every possible interview question you can think of. However, when you arrive for the interview, you’re faced with the one thing you didn’t prepare yourself for: a bad interviewer.
Now more than ever, the world is constantly changing. There are things that we do today that may not be the best way next week or next month. Like other things in life, the interview and hiring process is in flux. There are things that weren’t accepted before that are now expected, and if you’re not willing to adapt, you’ll be left behind.
Sooner or later in your job search, you will likely have to deal with a phone interview. This is not uncommon in the early stages of the interview process. Phone interviews are also common for remote or virtual job positions.
As we grow up, we learn that we are not superhuman and that there are limitations to what we can achieve by ourselves. It’s a fact of life that we need the help of others to achieve our goals in life. This certainly holds true in one’s career, and that’s why it’s important to maintain our professional relationships.
Everyone is nervous before an interview—it’s a fact that no one can deny—but that’s no reason to let your body language ruin your chances of getting the job. Let’s look at the five body language signals that you should definitely avoid in an interview.
There are times when you’ve been with a company for a while and you start looking for greener pastures. The time comes when you received an offer that you just can’t resist, so you give notice and leave.