The moment a job seeker gets notified to come in for an interview, the person’s personality, mood, energy level, and enthusiasm change radically. Such changes are common and logical because the first obstacle to being selected has been hurdled. “Oh, what a relief it is,” like the old Alka-Seltzer commercial used to say. But then, […]
Following are some frequently asked questions about the interview process: Interview Debrief: Why Didn’t You Get That Job? Why Are Interviewers So Selective? I Have All the Qualifications, So Why Am I Not Being Hired? Perceived as Overqualified? What Now?
Unlike past scenarios, job interviews have become harder and harder. Employers have an abundance of very qualified applicants, many of them working with interview coaches to elevate their interviewing skills. The outcome is that it raises the bar for everyone. There are many books available to job seekers to read and brush up on interviewing […]
For you, the only thing you want is to get a job. For the hiring manager, making the hire is a priority competing with many others at the same time. So what is going on in the hiring manager’s mind? Most hiring managers take no pleasure in the hiring process. It’s just one more thing […]
Some job seekers, especially those who’ve been in transition for an extended time, start undervaluing their worth, and as a result, they might begin applying for positions below the levels they had in past. The hiring authorities then ask the obvious: why would an applicant take a lesser job than previously held, and why should […]