Having a job interview is high on the list of stressful experiences and this is made even worse by the fact that jobs are few and far between these days. So candidates are more nervous and anxious to please, which can result in a poor interview.
One of the best things you can do before any job interview is to prepare thoroughly. this article sums up the basic steps you can take:
While the United States of America has suffered a huge setback several years back when the economy plunged to its lowest point since the Great Depression, the good news is that there have been signs of recovery as of late. Unemployment is reportedly on the decline according to several economists and business experts. That equates to people getting out of the unemployed sector and flooding the job market.
While that is great news indeed, the influx of job seekers also means competition. Now, having a remarkable resume and exquisite skill set is quite an arsenal. But sometimes, getting employed hinges on one’s ability to impress the interviewer. First impressions, as the old adage says, last. That said, you must understand that when you scored an interview with a company, you already made an impression….More at Impress Your Interviewer, Get That Job | ELC USA
Here is a very interesting article which takes the process a few steps further and provides some very solid advice. Just follow the link:
People often talk about the need to “sell yourself” – just how important is selling when job-hunting?
Sales is fundamentally the most important thing in the recruitment process. If you think about it, the whole purpose of an interview is for a candidate to sell their skills and ‘value’… and vice-versa. If a candidate doesn’t ‘sell’ themselves effectively at interview, the employer won’t want to buy their service.
Equally, what many candidates forget is that it’s a two-way street. The potential employer should be selling their company to the candidate – otherwise, that person won’t be attracted to work for that company.
Just what is it that makes the interview so important?…More at How to impress at your next job interview – The Art of Connection Blog
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