Interviews

4 Obvious yet Essential Tips for New Job Searchers

4 Obvious yet Essential Tips for New Job Searchers

      You may be adding a whole new list of things to do, in 2016. For your job search, often the obvious is missed, and you add more to do on top. The more you do, the better your chances, right?     No. The jobs you dream about will involve bringing clarity, focus and efficiency in getting a task done. Your job search deserves the same degree of professionalism.   S... »

Job Interview Tips: It’s all About Perception

Do you get nervous tics in job interviews?   Others tend to slouch and use the wrong words.   Job interviews are all about perceptions. Whether you like it or not, bias and preferences are all part of the image your interviewer builds of you. But a large part of it is how you perceive yourself. People that are comfortable in their skin come across as confident. If it’s all ‘in the eye of... »

The 3 Fateful Questions that Will Determine Your Dream Job Interview

The 3 Fateful Questions that Will Determine Your Dream Job Interview

  (Source) You walk into an office and say ‘I’m here for my 9:30 interview with XXXXX.’ You sit, fidget and meet the interviewer. They ask you about your hobbies and other inconsequential things, making you wonder what they are trying to find out. Have you ever wished you knew the purpose of all those trivial questions?   Then this is for you. Preparing for interviews is a very trying pr... »

How to Ace the Dreaded Job Interview Question: What is Your Weakness

How to Ace the Dreaded Job Interview Question: What is Your Weakness

Do you struggle in job interviews when they ask you, “What is your greatest weakness?” Everyone has a certain dread, a stigma attached to these questions.   ‘Ha! My biggest weakness is that I have no weakness!’ isn’t a model answer, it’s probably the corniest answer you can give. Like most others, young millennials find talking themselves up far easier than talking about their flaws in a job ... »

6 Damning Biases to Shatter to Get a ‘Yes’ in Your Job Interview

6 Damning Biases to Shatter to Get a ‘Yes’ in Your Job Interview

Ever feel like you aren’t getting enough replies from job interviews? You attend multiple interviews. You look up the best interview tips. You prepare for multiple interview questions and answers. But you hear that nagging voice whispering in your head, ‘you are missing something’.   That insidious whisper is about biases. A job interview can be a nightmares for first timers. You feel like yo... »