Doesn’t life have a way of shaking things up just when you think you have it figured out? And does job security even mean anything anymore? In today’s economy combined with ever-changing policies, the rate of unemployment seems so fickle.
Best practices to reap maximum benefit from all the hard work you’ve invested thus far and reinvests in your value as a candidate for present and future opportunities. While it is crucial to make a great first impression, a great last impression is equally as important.
Let me share how I prepare for my interviews, and maybe this will help you. I prepare for an interview by using a mental checklist, and I would suggest the same to you. You can make a written list as well.
The point of the interview is to determine compatibility, and this can’t be accomplished without thoughtful questioning and astute listening on your part. A few key questions to ask during every interview.
49% of employers ‘know’ a candidate is a good fit in the first 5 minutes of an interview, so you’d better be prepared to answer this question. “So, tell me about yourself”.
For many, keeping resume length under 2 pages can be frustrating especially if you have 20+ years of experience and accomplishments. I’ll first give reasons why page length matters and some tactics/concepts for shortening.