When pursuing a career change opportunity or military career transition this telephone interview preparation checklist will ensure you are prepared to maximize the limited time available to your benefit when invited to a telephone interview. Remember, no second chance to make a first impression, especially in a telephone interview!
Posted on 5th Jun 2013 23:20:24 in Interview
When preparing for a job search, candidates work on their branding, resumes, and online profiles. They fine-tune their conversational techniques and networking efforts. And the goal of all of this is to get the interview allowing them to sell themselves and land the job offer.
When it comes to an Interview, it is all about first impressions. Being prepared is essential to making a good one! You have applied for a position; your skills and experience are coming up as a match to the requirement and subsequently you have been called to interview. Do not do yourself an injustice! Put in the effort and give yourself the best possible chance of being the company’s first choice for the position. I’ve come up with the SPREAD technique as a guide for interview preparation to assist in having you as prepared as possible to give that best first impression.
Posted on 29th May 2013 00:00:00 in Interview
There’s something to be said about cover letters and resumes. It is a minefield of persuasion; a piece of paper that tries to convince anyone in the radius of the human resources office that you are worthy of employment. It’s an example of homemade marketing except instead of marketing a mass item like coffee or soda, you are marketing yourself. But, how does one do that if they are not aware of the risks? Yes, there are risks to creating cover letters and resumes.