Extra interview prep is taking what normal people do to prepare for an interview… and putting it on steroids. Will you use all of the knowledge that you gain in the interview? Possibly not. But what you do gain is important: CONFIDENCE. Read more at http://www.youtern.com/thesavvyintern/index.php/2017/03/23/extra-interview-prep-land-job/
As you prepare for an upcoming interview, your loved ones are wishing you good luck, and at least one says "Remember, you’re interviewing them just as much as they’re interviewing you."
You nod and smile, because you’re pretty sure you’re supposed to know what this means—but in reality, you have no idea. After all, you aren’t planning to lead with “Tell me about yourself,” or end by laying out a timeline for next steps.
But this isn’t common advice simply because it sounds good. It’s meant to be helpful, and if you know how to translate it, it truly can be. With that in mind, consider these three potential meanings:
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Ever had an interview that you thought went well, only to receive no feedback and be told 2 weeks later that you were unsuccessful? It is frustrating and gives you nothing to learn from the experience. What if there was a question you can ask in an interview that will give you immediate feedback and also improve your chances of being made a job offer? Great news, because there is! Read more at https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/interview-question-increase-your-chances-getting-hired-ryan-gorman?trk=v-feed&lipi=urn%3Ali%3Apage%3Ad_flagship3_feed%3B8siBNbdfJvloVz9yTSvKVA%3D%3D
What many doctoral graduates don’t appreciate is that they’ve also acquired valuable transferable skills and knowledge which are highly sought after by today’s employers. In fact by undertaking a broad range of activities during your PhD, you develop over 20 transferable skills, making you a very attractive employee! Read more at http://jobsontoast.com/the-20-skills-that-make-you-totally-employable/
Identifying, Developing, and Articulating Skills
After years immersed in graduate programs that train us to write historiographical papers, conduct original research, and host discussion sections, one of the most challenging components of exploring career diversity is identifying the skills we possess and learning how to articulate those skills in a wider job market. Read more at http://blog.historians.org/2017/02/transferable-skills/
Recruiters prefer to hire people they know: a recent study shows (pdf) that employee referrals and internal hires make up 72% of new jobs. So sometimes the best approach is to circumvent the general inbox and speak directly to the decision maker. Read more at https://www.theguardian.com/careers/2016/dec/21/no-interviews-stop-applying-for-jobs-and-speak-to-the-hiring-manager
Your CV is your ticket to interviews and job offers, so it needs to be immaculate from start to finish. It only takes one mistake for a recruiter to start doubting your credibility, so you must ensure that your CV is error-free. Here are the most common mistakes recruiters see, and how to fix them: read more at https://www.theguardian.com/careers/2017/apr/03/how-to-avoid-common-cv-mistakes?CMP=ema-1707&CMP=
The School of Life explains what holds people back from finding work in a new field Read more at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LiMNSJtk1js&CMP=
In any given week, recruiters will look at hundreds of resumes across several positions. And it's just getting worse with every passing year, as jobs become more competitive. To prevent recruiters from having to read thousands of resumes in a week, companies have developed the ATS, or applicant tracking systems. An ATS is a piece of software, that helps to weed out resumes, and give recruiters what it "thinks" are the best resumes. Read more athttp://www.jobadvisor.link/2017/01/beating-machine-how-to-get-your-resume.html
You'll learn more from this one question than most others combined. Read more at http://www.inc.com/justin-bariso/heres-the-single-interview-question-to-end-all-interview-questions.html