Category Archives: Interviewing

The Interview: Last Bastion Between You and The Position

Interviews remain one of the most anxiety-inducing aspects of the job search. Once the resume is in order and applications completed and submitted, the interview, or more specifically, the interviewer, is the last bastion between a job seeker and the … Continue reading

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Dispelling six myths about interviewing

The interview is the final step in the elimination process, and the most important one.  Nobody obtains a position without an interview or a series of interviews and, in most cases, the difference between the person who gets the job … Continue reading

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How do I ace the interview?

The interview is the final step in the elimination process, and the most important one.  Nobody obtains a position without an interview or a series of interviews and, in most cases, the difference between the person who gets the job … Continue reading

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Young People Should Avoid Common Job Search Mistakes

Looking for your first job is exciting, scary and often frustrating; all rolled up into one revealing experience.  There is no doubt that during this time you will learn a lot about yourself and your resiliency.  It may be the … Continue reading

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Goal-oriented employers seek goal-oriented employees

Have you wondered how to distinguish yourself from competitors in your search for a new job? An effective approach is to prove you are a goal-oriented employee.  In this respect, your most important forum is the face-to-face interview. It always … Continue reading

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Should I omit experience that is more than 10 years old?

A reader with over 25 years of work history recently wrote in to ask whether  experience from more than 10 years ago should be de-emphasized or omitted from the resume.  Or, is it best to have different resumes to emphasize … Continue reading

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Is it possible to land a job after being fired?

This is a tough question to answer without the knowing the specific reasons for the termination.  If one is fired for being late to work on a regular basis, it is possible to start fresh with a new employer.  If … Continue reading

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