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Posted June 09, 2014 by

Are Recruiters Interviewing You by Skype? Remember These Tips

Before interviewing with any recruiters by Skype, the following post has some tips to help you prepare.

Featured: Featured Several of our Campus Ambassadors are graduating and in the middle of the job hunt, and many of them have told us about the use of Skype for interviews. I spoke with our former ambassador, Caitlin Beck, who just graduated from Fordham about her experience and tips for other young grads doing Skype interviews:1. Treat it

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Posted May 12, 2014 by

Interviewing for Recent College Graduate Jobs? Keep These Tips in Mind

When preparing to interview for recent college graduate jobs, keep these tips in mind found in the following post.

Your interview is a few hours away, and you’re as nervous and jumpy as a human espresso bean (which makes sense, considering how much coffee you’ve gulped down this morning). Most of your thoughts are fears: What if you’re late? What if you say the wrong thing? What if your handshake isn’t strong

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Posted May 01, 2014 by

Preparing to Interview for Recent Graduate Jobs? How to Make an Impression in 90 Seconds

When interviewing for recent graduate jobs, keep in mind that what you say and do can make a difference between getting hired or not getting hired.  Learn how to make an impression in 90 seconds from an infographic in the following post.

In a survey of more than two thousand recruiters, one-third reported that they knew – within 90 seconds – whether they were going to hire that candidate, or not. 90 seconds. What are recruiters looking for in that minute-and-a-half? Here are some important data points from an infographic from CollegeAtlas.org

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Posted April 28, 2014 by

Is the Hiring Manager Losing Interest During Your Entry Level Job Interview? How to Regain the Interviewer’s Attention

If you find that a hiring manager is losing interest during your interview for an entry level job, the following post has advice to help you regain his or her attention.

You’ve sent applications to dozens of employers, posted your resume online and taken all the steps you can think of to find the job of your dreams. At last, your diligence pays off and you begin to land a few interviews. Remember that when you’re invited to interview for a position, the hiring manager already feels you’re qualified for

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Posted April 22, 2014 by

Interviewing for Recent College Graduate Jobs? 5 Mistakes that Won’t Impress an Interviewer

Candidates interviewing for recent college graduate jobs must be careful to avoid five mistakes that won’t impress an interviewer found in the following post.

Sometimes we learn from our mistakes… sometimes we learn from the mistakes of others. You can rise above your job search competition by learning the top 5 job interview mistakes we see them making right now…

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Posted April 22, 2014 by

You’ve Finished Interviewing for an Entry Level Job. What Impression Did You Leave the Interviewer?

Now that you have completed your entry level job interview, how do you think the interviewer sees you as a candidate?  In the following post, learn what he or she might be thinking about after your interview.

During the interview, you do your best to make a good impression. When your job interview is over, there you are… stuck in the old waiting game wondering what the recruiter really thinks of you… Did I do as well as I could have? Did I make a good impression? Could

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Posted April 17, 2014 by

Top Interviewing Tips to Make a Killer Sales Hire

Ken Sundheim

Ken Sundheim, Chief Executive Officer at KAS Placement Recruiting

Running a recruitment company, KAS Placement, I’m often asked by business development professionals as to my thoughts on interviewing for a sales, sales management, or account management job.

Frequently, I get variations on three of the same inquiries, the answers to which collectively provide crucial insight into how to approach interviewing from a fresh and original perspective.

Sales Interview Tips

Question #1: ”How many questions should I ask, which ones should I ask and when do I ask them?” Essentially, employers want to make sure they are asking the right questions. (more…)

Posted April 04, 2014 by

4 “Top Secret” Job Interview Tips

Jimmy Sweeney

Jimmy Sweeney, President of CareerJimmy

Focus on the moment.
Trust yourself.
Connect with your interviewer.
Thank the Hiring Manger for the Interview.

You’ve probably heard similar advice before. But maybe like Larry you haven’t explored what it means to put them into action—inside the room where a hiring manager is interviewing you for the job you want. Larry took time with a buddy to go over this ‘secret’ advice and then to memorize the points before he stepped into the employer’s office and answered questions about the open position for a retail stationery store manager. He had plenty of knowledge about the industry since he’d worked before as a retail salesman—but now he wanted to move up to management. “I knew that an offer for the job,” said Larry, “might hinge on my ability to put these secrets into practice.” (more…)

Posted January 31, 2014 by

How to stand out in a group interview

Stressful people waiting on a job interview

Stressful people waiting on a job interview. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Job interviews can be nerve-wracking on the best of days, but a group interview can take those nerves to a whole new level. The atmosphere oozes with competition, as everyone fights to be heard and make the best impression. How do you stand out in a room full of other job applicants who might be just as qualified as you are?

Group interview tips

Group interviews are a great time-saver for potential employers, and provide a unique atmosphere in which to examine communication and social skills. This type of interview serves as a test of leadership and teamwork, two qualities that are high on the priority list of any hiring team. Some interviews might be a simple give-and-take of questioning and interaction, but others could present the group with a problem to solve or a debate to be had. (more…)

Posted December 16, 2013 by

Interview for an Entry Level Job Coming Up? Can You Explain Why You’re the Best Candidate

While you may be confident heading into your interview for an entry level job, you need to be able to explain why you’re the best candidate for the position.  Learn how you can do so in the following post.

As the interview for a job you really want approaches, your nerves start to play funny tricks on you. You find it hard to focus on anything else. Anxiety, apprehension and worry are all natural human responses to a stressful situation like an interview — these are indicators that you want to

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