Perhaps you’ve heard it said:
“You know you’re getting old when the cops start looking young.”
Isn’t that the truth?
Here are four people who thought they were "past it"... and then went on to land their dream job using what I teach in Interview Success Formula.
For reasons of authenticity, I've left these stories exactly as they are -- without any kind of editing. (They were posted on SiteJabber.com.)
Let's talk about impossible interview questions:
They're the dreaded questions interviewers ask you about your career history, where -- if you answer them one way, you risk bad-mouthing your last employer and/or giving the interviewers ammunition to disqualify you from the role; but then, if you answer the other way, they'll simply not believe you, or worse, think you're a fool for making (what seems like) a silly career move.
Whether it's a phone screen, the final round, or another type of interview, make sure you adapt. Learn how. Here are 8 types of interviews to look out for.
In this article, I will define these for you, help you understand what to expect in each, and make your presentation sharper with valuable tips.
Just thinking about that word is enough to make some folks break out in a cold sweat. The idea of “schmoozing”, or making boring small talk, is just about the last thing introverted or shy folks ever want to do.
We've all heard one or two of those crazy job interview stories, where the candidate did something strange/bold/creative and landed the job.
Like the guy who brought his guitar to the interview, sat down, and proceeded to sing a song (which he wrote himself) about why he was the best candidate for the job. (He got it.)
Or the woman who sent a customized Barbie doll to Mattel, along with her resume. (She got the job too.)
Preparing for a job interview the right way is critical. It's the difference between a nice conversation and a new job offer.
If you are prepping for an interview, please keep in mind the 5 factors listed below:
Recently Andrea and I moved into a new place, in a new city.
We’re almost settled in, and getting into the rhythm of living here, but we still aren’t done unpacking quite yet.
There are unopened boxes around the house that are mostly full of old stuff that need attention.
You may recall how last week I mentioned a gentleman named Don.
If you missed that, let me bring you up to speed:
Don worked in the trust department of a bank for 25 years, and now he wants to change careers to something he finds more meaningful.