In an interview, some people come across with an enthusiasm that is simply infectious. Those people have set themselves in a great position and are likely going to be the top candidates for the job. In a position where there may be many people with similar credentials, the competition for the position is high. I can assure you, an appropriately passionate person will win that job.
I say “appropriately passionate” because sometimes, with the wrong tone or too much gesticulation, passion can come across as mania. Wild stories, and a very loud tone can be as off-putting as a monotone. Here are a few tips for getting yourself ready to present your accomplishments in the best light [...]
One of the biggest questions we ever face in life is what do we want to do with it. Our lives are a wonderful gift; how do we marry our talents with that which fulfills us and makes us feel as though we’re fully engaged and balanced? To be honest, I don’t know that anyone really has those answers. And not one answer fits everyone, which complicates matters even further. The best thing I can say is there is no wrong or right and it’s completely individual– this means that no one can tell you what is best for you.
It’s happened many times– someone hands a recruiter a resume and says, “Do you have anything for me?” or “What do [...]
When you leave an interview, you can be sure that the interviewers will write down some thoughts about their overall impressions about your qualifications. Often, the details of your fantastic accomplishments may be lost — or you may even falter over them yourself. Remember that sometimes interview teams don’t get to meet to discuss the candidates until days, or even weeks, after the interview has taken place. If you were able to provide them with something concrete that they could review after the interview, they’d be able to read through everything later and, better yet, have it on hand to use in that meeting. This could be the difference between being the #1 [...]