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Archive for the ‘Interview Advice’ Category

March 9th, 2021

Best Way to Plan a Remote Interview

Best way to plan a Remote Interview

Remote interviews have become quite popular due to the recent pandemic. Interviews are an extremely useful tool to judge a candidate’s expertise and capabilities. However, most of us aren’t very familiar with taking remote interviews because they weren’t necessary before. An interview helps you to judge whether a candidate is the right fit for your company. […]

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February 22nd, 2021

Outstanding Tips for a Successful Remote Interview

Outstanding Tips for a Successful Remote Interview

The pandemic continues to force people across the world stuck to remain indoors. To slow down the spread of the deadly virus, most governments have urged their citizens to avoid gatherings in groups of 10 or more. Naturally, the operations of companies and other workplaces have been adversely affected. To compensate for the sudden halt […]

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September 7th, 2020

Answering The Difficult Question: “Why Did You Leave Your Last Job?”

Answering The Difficult Question: “Why Did You Leave Your Last Job?”

The current job market — both for BC jobs and abroad — observes talent scarcity among job applicants. That is, most interviewers and hiring managers find that at least 42% of applicants for any given job opening are categorically un- or under-qualified. This scarcity has forced recruitment teams to assign other characteristics (besides hard skills) […]

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May 14th, 2020

Success! 10 Tweaks To Ace Your Remote Job Interview

10 Tweaks To Ace Your Remote Job Interview

Remote job interviews have become increasingly commonplace, but they pose more challenges than interviewing face-to-face. They’re a completely different experience, so it’s only reasonable that the way you prepare and what you do during them must be carefully considered. Being interviewed in a video call is daunting enough, and the last thing you want to […]

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May 6th, 2020

Job Search Tips: Top 15 Words to Include on Your Resume

Job Search Tips Top 15 Words to Include on Your Resume

For many hiring managers, the wording of a candidate’s resume can make or break their chances of job search success. Using ineffective, misleading, or unvaried language leads to the rejection of as many as seven out of every ten applications for any given job posting [1]. Consequently, job consultants frequently recommend learning what words to […]

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May 5th, 2020

5 Signs You Might Be A Star Candidate

5 Signs You Might Be A Star Candidate

Looking for a job can be one of the most stressful experiences of your life. Often, part of the stress is not knowing whether you’re moving on to the next hiring phase – or if a recruiter even likes you. To help ease that stress we’ve put together some signs that you may be exactly […]

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April 12th, 2020

7 Mistakes You Should Never Make in a Job Interview

7 Mistakes You Should Never Make in a Job Interview

A few sweaty handshakes, no glass of water and a chair that squeaks with every movement. We’ve all had that dreadful interview. Many things can go wrong between receiving an invitation and the end of your job interview. We have compiled a list of 7 mistakes that could tank your interview, from preparation to communication […]

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February 5th, 2018

8 Tips for Your Next Phone Interview

8 Tips for Your Next Phone Interview

A great resume is no longer enough to get you a dream job. Many companies are now using external recruiters that first conduct a thorough telephone interview before inviting you to visit the company. Recruiters who go through a pile of resumes will usually identify from 10 to 20 most interesting candidates and call them. […]

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August 18th, 2017

Partner with the Recruiter to Rock Your Interview

Partner with the Recruiter to Rock Your Interview

Every day I see something or the other on social media about recruiters and the job search experience. Whether it’s a nasty thing a recruiter did like duping a candidate or a recruiter who’s fed up with entitled, glib candidates, the stories are endless and constantly brewing on social media. The job search process is […]

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July 11th, 2017

Tips for Your Next Interview

Tips for Your Next Interview

So you’ve nailed down your resume, gotten past a phone screen, and now it’s time to meet an employer face-to-face at an interview. Interviews are nerve racking for even the most experienced job seekers, so it’s understandable to be a bit nervous. To help you succeed, here are a few interview tips to keep in […]

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